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Our Genealogical Helper for Stuck ...

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 Stuck (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 insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Stuck. 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.

Newspapers Published in Stuck ...

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 189 newspapers that have been published in the area around Stuck.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Stuck, there are papers which were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Stuck.

Cemeteries Near Stuck ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Stuck.

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 new browser window will open with a Google map 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 and 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 Stuck covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  ENE White Lake Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NW Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Auburn Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Georges Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Gethsemane Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Firwood Indian Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sumner Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SE Lake Tapps Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Suise Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Puyallup Tribal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Woodbine Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  NNW St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tahoma National Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  N Saar Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  ESE Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Enumclaw Municipal Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Krain Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Black Diamond 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, Stuck had a post office and no railroad service.

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

Lake Tapps   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stuck
 - Lake Tapps had a post office and no railroad service
Christopher   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Stuck
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Christopher had a post office and no railroad service
Thomas   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Stuck
 - Thomas had railroad service and no post office
Sumner   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Stuck
 - 1895 population of 580 people (with 10,093 people in 2017)
 - Sumner had a post office and railroad service
Kent   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Stuck
 - 1895 population of 853 people (with 128,458 people in 2017)
 - Kent had a post office and railroad service
Green River   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Stuck
 - Green River had a post office and no railroad service
Buenna   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stuck
 - Buenna had a post office and no railroad service
Puyallup   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stuck
 - 1895 population of 1,732 people (with 41,001 people in 2017)
 - Puyallup 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 Stuck. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Stuck in the 1890's.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Stuck is located in King County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of King County: Chelan, Kittitas, Pierce & Snohomish.

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

King     (The home county for Stuck)
      Auburn   [Map]   N   Less than 2 miles
      Pacific   [Map]   SW   Less than 2 miles
      Algona   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      Lea Hill   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Federal Way   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Kent   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lake Morton-Berrydale   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Redondo   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Woodmont Beach   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      One Hundred One Pines   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Covington   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Des Moines   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Black Diamond   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Olalla   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Southworth   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Burley   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      South Colby   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bethel   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Manchester   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      South Park Village   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      East Port Orchard   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Fort Ward   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Parkwood   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Retsil   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Port Orchard   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Bainbridge Island   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Snoqualmie Pass   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mineral   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Allyn   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Grapeview   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Belfair   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Bayshore   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Tahuya   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Lake Tapps   [Map]   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Edgewood   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Milton   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Sumner   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      North Puyallup   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Fife   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Firwood - Historic   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Gardenville - Historic   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Northeast Tacoma   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Alderton   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Bonney Lake   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Puyallup   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Waller   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Brier   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Canyon Park   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Echo Lake   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Esperance   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Mountlake Terrace   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Maltby   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Woodway   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Alderwood Manor   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Edmonds   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lynnwood   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      North Creek   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cathcart   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Nisqually Indian Community   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      North Yelm   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Yelm   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Tanglewilde   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Kellys Korner   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Lacey   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Rainier   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      East Olympia   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Olympia   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Tumwater   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or 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 it should be mentioned 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 Stuck:

These websites are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Washington State Archives

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

These pages are specific to King County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Kitsap County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kittitas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pierce County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Snohomish County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Thurston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Stuck ...

While our initial data for Stuck came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Stuck 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 Stuck.

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 Stuck:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Stuck.
      See our Misc Page for Stuck for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Washington

About King County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for King County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stuck. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2826, Longitude: -122.2287     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stuck 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 Stuck, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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