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Our Genealogy Helper for Peeksville ...

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 Peeksville (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 Peeksville. 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 hospitals and 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.

Peeksville is located in Ashland County.

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

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Ashland County: Bayfield, Iron, Price & Sawyer.

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

  • Ashland County     (The home county of Peeksville)
    • Jacobs [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacobs
      • Jacobs [Ashland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacobs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacobs
    • Butternut [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butternut
      • Butternut [Ashland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 351 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butternut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butternut
    • Agenda [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agenda
      • Agenda [Ashland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agenda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agenda
    • Chippewa [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippewa
      • Chippewa [Ashland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chippewa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chippewa
    • Gordon [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
      • Gordon [Ashland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
    • Shanagolden [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shanagolden
      • Shanagolden [Ashland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shanagolden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shanagolden
    • Morse [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morse
      • Morse [Ashland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morse
    • Mellen [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mellen
      • Mellen [Ashland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mellen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mellen
    • Tannery Town [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tannery Town
      • Tannery Town [Ashland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tannery Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tannery Town
    • White City [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
      • White City [Ashland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White City
    • Ashland [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Ashland County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Marengo [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marengo
      • Marengo [Ashland County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marengo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marengo
  • Bayfield County
    • Namakagon [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Namakagon
      • Namakagon [Bayfield County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Namakagon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Namakagon
    • Lincoln [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Bayfield County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 293 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Grand View [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand View
      • Grand View [Bayfield County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand View
    • Kelly [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly
      • Kelly [Bayfield County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly
    • Mason [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
      • Mason [Bayfield County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 99 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
    • Eileen [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eileen
      • Eileen [Bayfield County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eileen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eileen
    • Mason [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
      • Mason [Bayfield County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
    • Cable [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cable
      • Cable [Bayfield County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cable have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cable
    • Drummond [Bayfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drummond
      • Drummond [Bayfield County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drummond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drummond
  • Iron County
    • Knight [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knight
      • Knight [Iron County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knight have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knight
    • Anderson [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anderson
      • Anderson [Iron County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anderson
    • Mercer [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercer
      • Mercer [Iron County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mercer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer
    • Carey [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carey
      • Carey [Iron County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 166 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carey
    • Sherman [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
      • Sherman [Iron County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
    • Pence [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pence
      • Pence [Iron County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pence
    • Manitowish [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitowish
      • Manitowish [Iron County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manitowish
    • Oma [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oma
      • Oma [Iron County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oma
    • Gurney [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurney
      • Gurney [Iron County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurney
    • Gile [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gile
      • Gile [Iron County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gile
    • Montreal [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montreal
      • Montreal [Iron County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 752 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montreal
    • Cedar [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar
      • Cedar [Iron County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar
  • Oneida County
    • Minocqua [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minocqua
      • Minocqua [Oneida County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,453 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minocqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minocqua
  • Price County
    • Park Falls [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Falls
      • Park Falls [Price County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Falls
    • Lake [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
      • Lake [Price County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
    • Eisenstein [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eisenstein
      • Eisenstein [Price County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eisenstein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eisenstein
    • Kennedy [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennedy
      • Kennedy [Price County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy
    • Fifield [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fifield
      • Fifield [Price County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fifield
    • Fifield [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fifield
      • Fifield [Price County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 875 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fifield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fifield
    • Lugerville [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lugerville
      • Lugerville [Price County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lugerville
    • Flambeau [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flambeau
      • Flambeau [Price County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flambeau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flambeau
    • Worcester [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worcester
      • Worcester [Price County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Worcester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worcester
    • Elk [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk
      • Elk [Price County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 946 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk
    • Phillips [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillips
      • Phillips [Price County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,320 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillips have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips
    • Emery [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emery
      • Emery [Price County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emery
  • Rusk County
    • South Fork [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Fork
      • South Fork [Rusk County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 107 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Fork
    • Cedar Rapids [Rusk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Rapids
      • Cedar Rapids [Rusk County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Rapids
  • Sawyer County
    • Draper [Sawyer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Draper
      • Draper [Sawyer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 205 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Draper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Draper
    • Winter [Sawyer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winter
      • Winter [Sawyer County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 967 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winter
    • Spider Lake [Sawyer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spider Lake
      • Spider Lake [Sawyer County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 340 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spider Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spider Lake
    • Round Lake [Sawyer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Lake
      • Round Lake [Sawyer County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Lake
    • Winter [Sawyer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winter
      • Winter [Sawyer County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 294 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winter
    • Ojibwa [Sawyer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ojibwa
      • Ojibwa [Sawyer County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ojibwa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ojibwa
    • Hunter [Sawyer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
      • Hunter [Sawyer County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the west of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 695 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
    • Radisson [Sawyer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radisson
      • Radisson [Sawyer County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 405 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radisson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radisson
  • Vilas County
    • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitowish Waters
      • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manitowish Waters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manitowish Waters
    • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lac du Flambeau
      • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac du Flambeau
    • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manitowish Waters
      • Manitowish Waters [Vilas County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manitowish Waters have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manitowish Waters
    • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lac du Flambeau
      • Lac du Flambeau [Vilas County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,517 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lac du Flambeau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lac du Flambeau
    • Winchester [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Vilas County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Boulder Junction [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder Junction
      • Boulder Junction [Vilas County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 971 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boulder Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder Junction
    • Presque Isle [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Presque Isle
      • Presque Isle [Vilas County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Presque Isle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Presque Isle
    • Arbor Vitae [Vilas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbor Vitae
      • Arbor Vitae [Vilas County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,453 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbor Vitae have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arbor Vitae
  • Gogebic County (MI)
    • Ironwood [Gogebic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ironwood
      • Ironwood [Gogebic County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ironwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ironwood<3>
    • Bessemer [Gogebic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
      • Bessemer [Gogebic County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,687 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<3>
    • Wakefield [Gogebic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
      • Wakefield [Gogebic County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Peeksville ...

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 75 newspapers that have been published in the area around Peeksville.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Peeksville, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Peeksville.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Peeksville:

  • 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 Michigan
    • Stories from Wisconsin

Cemeteries Near Peeksville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Peeksville.

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

  • Mt. Hope Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Hope Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Hope Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Union Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Union Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Cemetery
  • St. Cecelia Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Cecelia Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Cecelia Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • St. Cecelia Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Cecelia Cemetery
  • Morse Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morse Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morse Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Morse Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morse Cemetery
  • Nola Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nola Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nola Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Nola Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nola Cemetery
  • Cayuga Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cayuga Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cayuga Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Cayuga Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Forest Home Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Forest Home Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Forest Home Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Forest Home Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Home Cemetery
    • Calvary Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Calvary Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Calvary Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary Cemetery
    • Greenwood Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Greenwood Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Cemetery
    • Wildwood Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wildwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wildwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Wildwood Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wildwood Cemetery
    • St. Johns Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Johns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Johns Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Johns Cemetery
    • Mercer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mercer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mercer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mercer Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer Cemetery
    • Hillside Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hillside Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hillside Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hillside Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside Cemetery
    • Loretta Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Loretta Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Loretta Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Loretta Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretta Cemetery
    • Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Maple Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Maple Grove Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove Cemetery

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.<4>

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

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

  • Glidden [Ashland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glidden
    • Glidden [Ashland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Glidden had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glidden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glidden
  • Butternut [Ashland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butternut
    • Butternut [Ashland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 273 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 351 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Butternut had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butternut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butternut
  • Morse [Ashland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morse
    • Morse [Ashland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 331 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Morse had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morse
  • Park Falls [Price County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park Falls
    • Park Falls [Price County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,192 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Park Falls had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park Falls
  • Fifield [Price County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fifield
    • Fifield [Price County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 646 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fifield had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fifield
  • Mellen [Ashland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mellen
    • Mellen [Ashland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 686 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mellen had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mellen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mellen
  • Continue List ...
    • Coolidge [Price County] - Historic
      • While Coolidge was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coolidge
      • Coolidge [Price County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Coolidge had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coolidge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mercer [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mercer
      • Mercer [Iron County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Peeksville
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mercer had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mercer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercer
    • High Bridge [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Bridge
      • High Bridge [Ashland County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, High Bridge had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for High Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Bridge
    • Sedgwick [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sedgwick
      • Sedgwick [Ashland County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Peeksville
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sedgwick had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sedgwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedgwick
    • Marengo [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marengo
      • Marengo [Ashland County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Peeksville
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Marengo had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marengo
    • Hurley [Iron County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
      • Hurley [Iron County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 2,267 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,424 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hurley had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
    • Phillips [Price County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillips
      • Phillips [Price County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Peeksville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 816 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,320 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Phillips had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillips have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillips
    • Jessieville [Gogebic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jessieville
      • Jessieville [Gogebic County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Jessieville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jessieville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessieville
    • Ironwood [Gogebic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ironwood
      • Ironwood [Gogebic County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Peeksville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 7,745 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ironwood had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ironwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ironwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ironwood<3>

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ashland County: www.co.ashland.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Peeksville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Peeksville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PeeksvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peeksville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1083, Longitude: -90.5021       In this case, the coordinates for Peeksville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 Peeksville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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