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Our Genealogy Helper for Redtown ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Redtown (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Redtown. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Redtown is located in Angelina County.

To see how the shape of Texas' counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Angelina County: Cherokee, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Polk, San Augustine, Trinity & Tyler.

Below are the counties that are near Redtown. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Redtown:

  • Angelina County     (The home county of Redtown)
    • Pollok [Angelina County]
    • Durant [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
      • Durant [Angelina County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Central [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
      • Central [Angelina County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Clawson [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clawson
      • Clawson [Angelina County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clawson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clawson
    • Woodlawn [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlawn
      • Woodlawn [Angelina County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn
    • Providence [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Angelina County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Keltys [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keltys
      • Keltys [Angelina County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keltys have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keltys
    • Hudson [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Angelina County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Peavy [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peavy
      • Peavy [Angelina County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peavy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peavy
    • Cedar Grove [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Angelina County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • Redland [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redland
      • Redland [Angelina County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redland
    • Davisville [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davisville
      • Davisville [Angelina County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davisville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davisville
    • Lufkin [Angelina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lufkin
      • Lufkin [Angelina County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,955 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lufkin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lufkin<2>
  • Anderson County
    • Mound City [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound City
      • Mound City [Anderson County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
    • Elkhart [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhart
      • Elkhart [Anderson County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,277 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhart<2>
  • Cherokee County
    • Wells [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells
      • Wells [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 781 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wells<2>
    • Forest [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
      • Forest [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
    • Alto [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
      • Alto [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,239 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alto have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alto<2>
    • Weeping Mary [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weeping Mary
      • Weeping Mary [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weeping Mary
    • New Birmingham [Cherokee County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Birmingham
      • New Birmingham [Cherokee County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for New Birmingham. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Rusk [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rusk
      • Rusk [Cherokee County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rusk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rusk<2>
    • Reklaw [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reklaw
      • Reklaw [Cherokee County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 391 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reklaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reklaw<2>
    • Maydelle [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maydelle
      • Maydelle [Cherokee County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maydelle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maydelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maydelle<2>
    • Gallatin [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallatin
      • Gallatin [Cherokee County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 435 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallatin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallatin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallatin<2>
    • New Summerfield [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Summerfield
      • New Summerfield [Cherokee County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Summerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Summerfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Summerfield<2>
  • Houston County
    • Ratcliff [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ratcliff
      • Ratcliff [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ratcliff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ratcliff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ratcliff<2>
    • Fog Town [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fog Town
      • Fog Town [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fog Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fog Town
    • Tadmor [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tadmor
      • Tadmor [Houston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tadmor
    • Bluff City [Houston County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff City
      • Bluff City [Houston County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Kennard [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennard
      • Kennard [Houston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennard<2>
    • Harrison Town [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison Town
      • Harrison Town [Houston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison Town
    • Belott [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belott
      • Belott [Houston County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belott
    • Hickory Creek [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Creek
      • Hickory Creek [Houston County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Creek
    • Refuge [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Refuge
      • Refuge [Houston County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Refuge
    • Holly [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly
      • Holly [Houston County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly
    • Crockett [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crockett
      • Crockett [Houston County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,350 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crockett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crockett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crockett<2>
    • Latexo [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Latexo
      • Latexo [Houston County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Latexo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Latexo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latexo<2>
    • Grapeland [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapeland
      • Grapeland [Houston County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grapeland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grapeland<2>
  • Nacogdoches County
    • Alazan [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alazan
      • Alazan [Nacogdoches County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alazan
    • Douglass [Nacogdoches County]
    • Nat [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nat
      • Nat [Nacogdoches County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nat
    • Nacogdoches [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nacogdoches
      • Nacogdoches [Nacogdoches County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,461 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nacogdoches
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nacogdoches<2>
    • Woden [Nacogdoches County]
    • Looneyville [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Looneyville
      • Looneyville [Nacogdoches County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Looneyville
    • Redfield [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redfield
      • Redfield [Nacogdoches County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redfield
    • Trawick [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trawick
      • Trawick [Nacogdoches County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trawick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trawick
    • Cushing [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cushing
      • Cushing [Nacogdoches County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cushing have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cushing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cushing<2>
    • Sacul [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sacul
      • Sacul [Nacogdoches County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sacul have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sacul
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sacul<2>
    • Appleby [Nacogdoches County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Appleby
      • Appleby [Nacogdoches County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appleby
    • Etoile [Nacogdoches County]
    • Martinsville [Nacogdoches County]
  • Polk County
    • Skinner Town [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skinner Town
      • Skinner Town [Polk County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skinner Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skinner Town
    • Corrigan [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corrigan
      • Corrigan [Polk County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corrigan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corrigan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corrigan<2>
    • Moscow [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
      • Moscow [Polk County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<2>
    • Camden [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
      • Camden [Polk County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<2>
    • Seven Oaks [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seven Oaks
      • Seven Oaks [Polk County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seven Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Oaks
  • Rusk County
    • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Enterprise
      • Mount Enterprise [Rusk County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Enterprise<2>
    • Laneville [Rusk County]
  • San Augustine County
    • Broaddus [San Augustine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broaddus
      • Broaddus [San Augustine County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broaddus have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broaddus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broaddus<2>
  • Trinity County
    • Centralia [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centralia
      • Centralia [Trinity County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centralia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centralia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<2>
    • Apple Springs [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Springs
      • Apple Springs [Trinity County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apple Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apple Springs<2>
    • Center Point [Trinity County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Trinity County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Helmic [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helmic
      • Helmic [Trinity County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helmic
    • Lacy [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacy
      • Lacy [Trinity County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Lacy has also been known as:
      • Lacey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacy
    • Pennington [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennington
      • Pennington [Trinity County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennington<2>
    • Sumpter [Trinity County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumpter
      • Sumpter [Trinity County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sumpter have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Woodlake [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlake
      • Woodlake [Trinity County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlake
    • Groveton [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveton
      • Groveton [Trinity County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Groveton<2>
    • Friday [Trinity County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friday
      • Friday [Trinity County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friday
  • Tyler County
    • Chester [Tyler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Tyler County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Redtown, see our County-by-County Page for Redtown.

Newspapers Published in Redtown ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 59 newspapers that have been published in the area around Redtown.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Redtown, there are papers which were published within 28 miles [45.1 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Redtown.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Redtown:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Texas

Cemeteries Near Redtown ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Redtown.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Redtown covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Sandlot Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sandlot Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Simpson Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Simpson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Simpson Cemetery
  • Rowan Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rowan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Rowan Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rowan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bodan Cemetery
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    • Mt. Pisgah Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newman Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Newman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pisgah Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pisgah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pollok Cemetery
    • Shooks Bluff Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shooks Bluff Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Luce Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Luce Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Luce Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Redtown.
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    • Poskey Cemetery
    • Mt. Hope Cemetery
    • Durham Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Durham Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Durham Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Redtown.
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Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

While we didn't find Redtown in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Redtown.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Redtown, with the one closest to Redtown listed first.

  • Pollok [Angelina County]
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    • Pollok [Angelina County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Redtown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pollok had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Wells [Cherokee County]
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    • Wells [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 781 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wells had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Forest [Cherokee County]
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    • Forest [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Forest had a post office and railroad service
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  • Clawson [Angelina County]
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    • Clawson [Angelina County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Clawson had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clawson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hagerville [Houston County]
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    • Hagerville [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hagerville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hagerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Keltys [Angelina County]
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    • Keltys [Angelina County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Redtown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Keltys had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keltys have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ratcliff [Houston County]
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      • Ratcliff [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ratcliff had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ratcliff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Centralia [Trinity County]
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      • Centralia [Trinity County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Redtown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 118 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Centralia had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centralia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Apple Springs [Trinity County]
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      • Apple Springs [Trinity County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Redtown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Apple Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apple Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lufkin [Angelina County]
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      • Lufkin [Angelina County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Redtown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 529 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,955 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lufkin had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lufkin<2>
    • Tadmor [Houston County]
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      • Tadmor [Houston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Redtown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tadmor had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Burke [Angelina County]
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      • Burke [Angelina County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Redtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 727 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Burke had a post office and railroad service
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    • Linwood [Cherokee County]
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      • Linwood [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Linwood had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Linwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Alto [Cherokee County]
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      • Alto [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Redtown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 210 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,239 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Alto had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alto have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alto<2>
    • Douglass [Nacogdoches County]
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      • Douglass [Nacogdoches County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Redtown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 205 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Douglass had a post office and no railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglass<2>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Redtown. See our List of 1890's Communities around Redtown.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Redtown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Angelina County: www.angelinacounty.net/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Redtown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Redtown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RedtownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Redtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4184, Longitude: -94.9391    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Redtown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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