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Town of Warren, Wisconsin
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Our Genealogical Helper for Warren ...

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 Warren (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 Warren. 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 Warren ...

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 161 newspapers that have been published in the area around Warren.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Warren, there are papers which were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Warren.

Cemeteries Near Warren ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Warren.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  N Warren Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW German Settlement Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Kinnickinnic Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Boardman Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW St. Patrick Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Peace Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  N Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Willow River Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW St. Bridget Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pioneer 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>

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

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

Boardman   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Boardman had a post office and railroad service
Hammond   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 388 people (with 1,891 people in 2017)
 - Hammond had a post office and railroad service
Burkhardt   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Warren
 - Burkhardt had a post office and railroad service
Pleasant Valley   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 55 people (with 542 people in 2017)
 - Pleasant Valley had a post office and no railroad service
Glover   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Warren
 - Glover had railroad service and no post office
Baldwin   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 482 people (with 4,000 people in 2017)
 - Baldwin had a post office and railroad service
New Richmond   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 1,408 people (with 8,966 people in 2017)
 - New Richmond had a post office and railroad service
North Hudson   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Warren
 - North Hudson had a post office and no railroad service
Hudson   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 2,885 people (with 13,706 people in 2017)
 - Hudson had a post office and railroad service
Lakeland (MN)   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 523 people (with 1,826 people in 2017)
 - Lakeland 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 Warren. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Warren 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 hospitals 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.

Warren is located in Saint Croix County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Saint Croix County: Washington (MN), Barron, Dunn, Pierce & Polk.

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

Saint Croix     (The home county for Warren)
      Roberts   [Map]   SE   Less than 2 miles
      Hammond   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Hammond   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Kinnickinnic   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Richmond   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Hudson   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Pleasant Valley   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Baldwin   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Erin Prairie   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Saint Joseph   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Troy   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      New Richmond   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Hudson   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Vance Creek   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Prairie Farm   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Prairie Farm   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Turtle Lake   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Turtle Lake   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Twin Town   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Almena   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Arland   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Almena   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Dallas   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Dallas   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Downing   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Knapp   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Stanton   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Lucas   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Tiffany   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Boyceville   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      New Haven   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Weston   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Sherman   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Hay River   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Menomonie   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Sheridan   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Eau Galle   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Waterville   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Stockholm   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Waubeek   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Frankfort   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Stockholm   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Durand   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Durand   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Ella   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Pepin   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      River Falls   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      River Falls   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Martell   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Clifton   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Gilman   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Ellsworth   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Trimbelle   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Ellsworth   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Spring Valley   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Prescott   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      El Paso   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Spring Lake   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Alden   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Black Brook   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Clear Lake   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Osceola   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Amery   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Garfield   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Osceola   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Clear Lake   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Dresser   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Clayton   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Clayton   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Anoka (MN)
      Centerville (MN)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Lino Lakes (MN)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Circle Pines (MN)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Lexington (MN)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      City of Columbus (MN)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Blaine (MN)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Columbia Heights (MN)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Fridley (MN)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Hilltop (MN)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Spring Lake Park (MN)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ham Lake (MN)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Coon Rapids (MN)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      East Bethel (MN)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Chisago (MN)
      Shafer (MN)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Taylors Falls (MN)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Center City (MN)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Chisago City (MN)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Lindstrom (MN)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Wyoming (MN)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Stacy (MN)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Almelund (MN)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Branch (MN)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dakota (MN)
      Hastings (MN)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      South Saint Paul (MN)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      West Saint Paul (MN)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Inver Grove Heights (MN)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Sunfish Lake (MN)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Lilydale (MN)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Miesville (MN)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Vermillion (MN)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Mendota Heights (MN)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Coates (MN)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Rosemount (MN)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Mendota (MN)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Eagan (MN)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Goodhue (MN)
      Red Wing (MN)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Welch (MN)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Frontenac (MN)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cannon Falls (MN)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Goodhue (MN)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hennepin (MN)
      Fort Snelling (MN)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Saint Anthony (MN)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Minneapolis (MN)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Richfield (MN)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Brooklyn Center (MN)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bloomington (MN)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Robbinsdale (MN)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Brooklyn Park (MN)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Crystal (MN)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Edina (MN)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Golden Valley (MN)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Saint Louis Park (MN)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      New Hope (MN)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ramsey (MN)
      North Saint Paul (MN)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Maplewood (MN)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      White Bear Lake (MN)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Gem Lake (MN)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Vadnais Heights (MN)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Little Canada (MN)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Saint Paul (MN)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      North Oaks (MN)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Roseville (MN)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Shoreview (MN)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Arden Hills (MN)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Falcon Heights (MN)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Lauderdale (MN)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wabasha (MN)
      Lake City (MN)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Washington (MN)
      Lakeland Shores (MN)   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lakeland (MN)   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lake Saint Croix Beach (MN)   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Saint Marys Point (MN)   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Bayport (MN)   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Oak Park Heights (MN)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Afton (MN)   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Stillwater (MN)   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Lake Elmo (MN)   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Marine-on-Saint-Croix (MN)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Grant (MN)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Woodbury (MN)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Oakdale (MN)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 - 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 Warren:

These websites are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the //

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

These pages are specific to Saint Croix County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barron County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dunn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pepin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pierce County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Polk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Anoka County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chisago County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dakota County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Goodhue County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hennepin County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ramsey County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wabasha County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

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 Wisconsin
Also see Diaster Stories for ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Saint Croix County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Croix County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Warren. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Warren) 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 Warren. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Warren

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Warren. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9894, Longitude: -92.5555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warren 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 Warren, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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