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Springdale, Texas
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Our Genealogy Helper for Springdale ...

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 Springdale (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 Springdale. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties/Parishes ...

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

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

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

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

Springdale is located in Cass County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cass County: Miller (AR), Caddo (LA), Bowie, Marion & Morris.

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

Cass     (The home county for Springdale)
  Domino   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]<1>
  Queen City   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
  Bloomburg   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Atlanta   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Douglassville   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Bivins   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Huffins   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  McLeod   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Linden   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Kildare   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Marietta   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Avinger   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Hughes Springs   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Redwater   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Wake Village   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Maud   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Nash   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Texarkana   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Leary   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Red Lick   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Victory City   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Hooks   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Redbank   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  New Boston   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Simms   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Dalby Springs   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Uncertain   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Karnack   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Pope City   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Woodlawn   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Lodi   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Jefferson   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Kellyville   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Naples   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Omaha   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Daingerfield   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lone Star   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Columbia (AR)
  Taylor (AR)   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hempstead (AR)
  Fulton (AR)   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  McNab (AR)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Patmos (AR)   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Howard (AR)
  Saratoga (AR)   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lafayette (AR)
  Gin City (AR)   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Walnut Hill (AR)   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Bradley (AR)   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Kress City (AR)   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Lewisville (AR)   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Old Town (AR)   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  McKamie (AR)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Stamps (AR)   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Little River (AR)
  Ogden (AR)   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Ashdown (AR)   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Wilton (AR)   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Yarborough Landing (AR)   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Foreman (AR)   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Alleene (AR)   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Miller (AR)
  Fouke (AR)   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Texarkana (AR)   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Genoa (AR)   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Doddridge (AR)   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Rondo (AR)   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Capps City (AR)   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Garland (AR)   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sevier (AR)
  Paraloma (AR)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bossier (LA)
  Plain Dealing (LA)   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Caddo (LA)
  Rodessa (LA)   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Ida (LA)   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Vivian (LA)   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Hosston (LA)   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Gilliam (LA)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Oil City (LA)   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Belcher (LA)   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Mooringsport (LA)   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Newspapers Published in Springdale ...

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 20 newspapers that have been published in the area around Springdale.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Springdale, 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 Springdale.

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 either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

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

These websites are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Texas to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Cass County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bowie County:     Cyndi's



Harrison County:     Cyndi's



Marion County:     Cyndi's



Morris County:     Cyndi's



Columbia County (AR):     Cyndi's



Hempstead County (AR):     Cyndi's



Howard County (AR):     Cyndi's



Lafayette County (AR):     Cyndi's



Little River County (AR):     Cyndi's



Miller County (AR):     Cyndi's



Sevier County (AR):     Cyndi's



Bossier Parish (LA):     Cyndi's



Caddo Parish (LA):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Cass County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Texas, for Cass County

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.

Disaster Stories from Texas
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Cemeteries Near Springdale ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Springdale.

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 click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

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 Springdale covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  W Forest Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Domino Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pine Crest Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Walters Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Beech Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  NNW Hollaway Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 11 miles [17.7 km]  
  NE Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Price Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 12 miles [19.3 km]  
  WSW Rutland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Echols Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Grandview Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  N Hickory Hill Cemetery   [Map]     

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.<3>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Springdale had a post office and railroad service.

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

Lanark   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Springdale
 - Lanark had railroad service and no post office
Queen City   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Springdale
 - 1895 population of 672 people (with 1,453 people in 2018)
 - Queen City had a post office and railroad service
Sulphur   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Springdale
 - Sulphur had railroad service and no post office
Atlanta   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Springdale
 - 1895 population of 1,764 people (with 5,515 people in 2018)
 - Atlanta had a post office and railroad service
Eylau   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Springdale
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Eylau had a post office and no railroad service
Douglassville   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Springdale
 - 1895 population of 350 people (with 224 people in 2018)
 - Douglassville had a post office and no railroad service
O'Farrell   [Map]
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Springdale
 - O'Farrell had a post office and no railroad service
Boggy (AR)   [Map]
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Springdale
 - Boggy had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Springdale. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Springdale in the 1890's.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Springdale ...

While our initial data about Springdale came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Springdale in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Springdale.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Springdale:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, Railroad Station, Express Office

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Springdale. See our Misc Page for Springdale for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Cass County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Springdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2332, Longitude: -94.1332     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Springdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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:

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<3>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 Springdale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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