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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 79 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 23 miles [37 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  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NW St. Marks Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSE Fairburn Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NE Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  ESE Welsh Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SE St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Marion Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  ESE Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE St. Stanislaus Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Poy Sippi Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Pine River Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sacramento Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Howes Corners Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sheads Island Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Raymond Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Black Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Seventh-day Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bush Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  NNW Hilltop Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. Marie Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Tom Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wautoma Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hope 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.<2>

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.

Rodney - Historic   [Map]
 - While Rodney was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Warren
 - Rodney had a post office and no railroad service
Spring Lake   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Spring Lake had a post office and no railroad service
Berlin   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 4,149 people (with 5,386 people in 2017)
 - Berlin had a post office and railroad service
Neshkoro   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 182 people (with 427 people in 2017)
 - Neshkoro had a post office and no railroad service
Pine River   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Pine River had a post office and no railroad service
Poy Sippi   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 132 people
 - Poy Sippi had a post office and no railroad service
Mount Morris   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Warren
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Mount Morris had a post office and no railroad service
Saint Marie   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Warren
 - Saint Marie had railroad service and no post office

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 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.

Warren is located in Waushara County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Waushara County: Adams, Green Lake, Marquette, Portage, Waupaca & Winnebago.

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:

Waushara     (The home county for Warren)
      Redgranite   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Lohrville   [Map]   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Leon   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Marion   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Aurora   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Silver Lake   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Poysippi   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Mount Morris   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Saxeville   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Dakota   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Wautoma   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Saxeville   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Bloomfield   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Colburn   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Lincoln   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Richfield   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Leola   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      New Chester   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Jackson   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Preston   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Big Flats   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      New Haven   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Adams   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Adams   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Easton   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Stockbridge   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Stockbridge   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Harrison   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Brothertown   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Harrison   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Sherwood   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Scott   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Friesland   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Randolph   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Marcellon   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Cambria   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Fort Winnebago   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pardeeville   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Courtland   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Springvale   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Wyocena   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wyocena   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lewiston   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Portage   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fox Lake   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Waupun   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Fox Lake   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Randolph   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Chester   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Westford   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      LeRoy   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Beaver Dam   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Brownsville   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Burnett   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fond du Lac
      Ripon   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Ripon   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Metomen   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Fairwater   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Rosendale   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Brandon   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Rosendale   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Springvale   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Alto   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Eldorado   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Lamartine   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      North Fond du Lac   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Green Lake
      Seneca   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Berlin   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Saint Marie   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Berlin   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Brooklyn   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Green Lake   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Green Lake   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Marquette   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Marquette   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Markesan   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Kingston   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Neshkoro   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Neshkoro   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Crystal Lake   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Mecan   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Shields   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Newton   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Montello   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Montello   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Harris   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Westfield   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Springfield   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Glen Oak   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Packwaukee   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Dale   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hortonia   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Hortonville   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Greenville   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Greenville   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Liberty   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Ellington   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Maple Creek   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Grand Chute   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Appleton   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Shiocton   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bear Creek   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bovina   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Belmont   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Almond   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Almond   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Lanark   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pine Grove   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Amherst   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Buena Vista   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Amherst   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Amherst Junction   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Nelsonville   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Grant   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Stockton   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lind   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Dayton   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Fremont   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Fremont   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Weyauwega   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Weyauwega   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Waupaca   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Caledonia   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Cobb Town   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Royalton   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Waupaca   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mukwa   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Rushford   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Poygan   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Nepeuskun   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Omro   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Omro   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Wolf River   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Winneconne   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Harbor Springs   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Utica   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Winneconne   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Winchester   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Algoma   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Nekimi   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Saratoga   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 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 start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 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 Waushara County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calumet County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dodge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fond du Lac County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Green Lake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marquette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Outagamie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Portage County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Waupaca County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winnebago County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Waushara 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 Waushara 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 starts 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 44.0278, Longitude: -89.0701     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Warren have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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