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Our Genealogy Helper for Stagecoach ...

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 Stagecoach (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 Stagecoach. 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 ...

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.

Stagecoach is located in Montgomery County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Montgomery County: Grimes, Harris, Liberty, San Jacinto, Walker & Waller.

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

Montgomery     (The home county for Stagecoach)
  Pinehurst   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]<1>
  Magnolia   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
  The Woodlands   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Oak Ridge North   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Shenandoah   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Dobbin   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Chateau Woods   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Montgomery   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Woodloch   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
  Conroe   [Map]     NE   18 miles [29 km]
  Panorama Village   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Dacus   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Brazos Country   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  San Felipe   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Sempronius - Historic   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Bellville   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Frydek   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Sealy   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Kenney   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  New Wehdem   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Allen Farm   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Millican   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fort Bend
  Pin Oak Village   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Cinco Ranch   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Clodine   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Mission Bend   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  West Oaks Village   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Fulshear   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Town West   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Meadows Place   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Meadows   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Weston Lakes   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Pecan Grove   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Missouri City Estates   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Todd Mission   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Plantersville   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Richards   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Navasota   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Anderson   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Roans Prairie   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Shiro   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Hufsmith   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Tomball   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Westbourne   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Pinewood Place   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Cypress   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Hockley   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Klein   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Louetta - Historic   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Forest North   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Deco   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Woodedge Village   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Greenwood Forest   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Nimrod - Historic   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Plum Grove   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Cleveland   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  North Cleveland   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
San Jacinto
  Magnolia   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  New Waverly   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Goshen - Historic   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Wesley Grove   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Huntsville   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Waller   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Prairie View   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Pine Island   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Hempstead   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Saint Paul   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Pattison   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Brookshire   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Graball - Historic   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Washington - Historic   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Chappell Hill   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Independence   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Newspapers Published in Stagecoach ...

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 13 newspapers that have been published in the area around Stagecoach.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Stagecoach, there are papers which were published within 18 miles [29 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Stagecoach.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 all and free to view - although 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 Stagecoach:

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 Montgomery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Austin County:     Cyndi's



Brazos County:     Cyndi's



Fort Bend County:     Cyndi's



Grimes County:     Cyndi's



Harris County:     Cyndi's



Liberty County:     Cyndi's



San Jacinto County:     Cyndi's



Walker County:     Cyndi's



Waller County:     Cyndi's



Washington County:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

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

Cemeteries Near Stagecoach ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Stagecoach.

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

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NNE Corgey Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SE Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Decker Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Cartwright Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NNE Goodson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Sander Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Salem Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Decker Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Juergens - Martens Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Tillis Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  E Bogs Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Pate Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Springer Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hegar Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hufsmith Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Old Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Zahn Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. John Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pillot Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Zion Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSE Fritsche Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Willow Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSE Meyer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Huckabee Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

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>

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

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

Rose Hill   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Stagecoach
 - 1895 population of 236 people
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Egypt   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stagecoach
 - Egypt had railroad service and no post office
Hockley   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stagecoach
 - 1895 population of 296 people
 - Hockley had a post office and railroad service
Cypress   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Stagecoach
 - Cypress had railroad service and no post office
Waller   [Map]
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stagecoach
 - Waller had a post office and railroad service
Fields Store   [Map]
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Stagecoach
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Fields Store had a post office and no railroad service
Plantersville   [Map]
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stagecoach
 - 1895 population of 407 people (with 606 people in 2018)
 - Plantersville had a post office and railroad service
Spring   [Map]
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stagecoach
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Spring had a post office and railroad service

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Montgomery County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County:

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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stagecoach) 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 Stagecoach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stagecoach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stagecoach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1439, Longitude: -95.7079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stagecoach 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 Stagecoach, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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