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Yuba, Wisconsin

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Our Genealogy Helper for Yuba ...

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 Yuba (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 Yuba. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest 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 south.

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 south 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.

Yuba is located in Richland County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Richland County: Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Sauk & Vernon.

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

Richland     (The home county for Yuba)
  Henrietta   [Map]     SE   3 miles [4.8 km]<1>
  Bloom City   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Bloom   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Hub City   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
  Rockbridge   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Marshall   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Westford   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Forest   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Cazenovia   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Willow   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Sylvan   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Viola   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Richland Center   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Quincy - Historic   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Dell Prairie   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Quincy   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Springville   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Easton   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  New Haven   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Wisconsin Dells   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Newport   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Soldiers Grove   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Clayton   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Scott   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Gays Mills   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Bell Center   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Utica   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Haney   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Mount Sterling   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Marietta   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Steuben   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Boydtown   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Seneca   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Freeman   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Mazomanie   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Mazomanie   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Muscoda   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Blue River   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Muscoda   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Watterstown   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Boscobel   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Boscobel   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Castle Rock   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Hickory Grove   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Marion   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Woodman   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Wingville   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Fennimore   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Montfort   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Avoca   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Pulaski   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Clyde   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Highland   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Wyoming   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Highland   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Arena   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Arena   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Pleasant Ridge   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Cobb   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Eden   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Dodgeville   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Hyde   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Union Center   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Wonewoc   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Wonewoc   [Map]     NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Elroy   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Summit   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Plymouth   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Lindina   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Seven Mile Creek   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Fountain   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Hustler   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Mauston   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Lemonweir   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Lisbon   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
La Crosse
  Washington   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Bangor   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Rockland   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Saint Joseph   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Greenfield   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bangor   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Barre   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Burns   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Shelby   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Shelby   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Wellington   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Glendale   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Oil City   [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Kendall   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Sheldon   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Wilton   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Wilton   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Jefferson   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Clifton   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Cashton   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Norwalk   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Ridgeville   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Melvina   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Woodland   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Ironton   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Ironton   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Lime Ridge   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  La Valle   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  La Valle   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Washington   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Loganville   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Reedsburg   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Reedsburg   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Winfield   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Bear Creek   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Westfield   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  White City   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
  Greenwood   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
  Union   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]
  Hillsboro   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Stark   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Forest   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
  La Farge   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Hillsboro   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Whitestown   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Ontario   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Liberty   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Liberty   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Webster   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Yuba ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Yuba.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Yuba covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  ESE East Pine River Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Czechs National Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Bloom City Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Woodstock Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE St. Patrick Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WNW Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Soules Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Debello Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Shreve Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Newburn Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  N White City Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Ash Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fancy Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Rockbridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bohemian Brotherhood Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NNE Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Booher Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  N Forest - Burr Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SE Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE St. Bridget Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Bender Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW English Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Revels Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Anthony Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Anthony Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Oaks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jug Creek Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Yuba ...

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 99 newspapers that have been published in the area around Yuba.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Yuba, there are papers which were published within 25 miles [40.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Yuba.

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 Yuba had a population of 129 people in 1895 with railroad service and no post office. In 2017, Yuba had a population of 69 people.

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

Henrietta - Historic   [Map]
 - While Henrietta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Yuba
 - 1895 population of 197 people
 - Henrietta had a post office and no railroad service
Bloom City   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Yuba
 - Bloom City had a post office and no railroad service
Woodstock   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Yuba
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Woodstock had a post office and no railroad service
Hub City   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Yuba
 - Hub City had a post office and no railroad service
West Lima   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Yuba
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - West Lima had a post office and no railroad service
Rockbridge   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Yuba
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Rockbridge had a post office and no railroad service
Gillingham   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Yuba
 - Gillingham had a post office and no railroad service
Buck Creek   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Yuba
 - Buck Creek 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 Yuba. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Yuba in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Yuba:

These websites are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

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

These pages are specific to Richland County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:     Cyndi's



Columbia County:     Cyndi's



Crawford County:     Cyndi's



Dane County:     Cyndi's



Grant County:     Cyndi's



Iowa County:     Cyndi's



Juneau County:     Cyndi's



La Crosse County:     Cyndi's



Monroe County:     Cyndi's



Sauk County:     Cyndi's



Vernon County:     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin,
Cemeteries of Richland County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Wisconsin   Cemetery Wiki for Wisconsin
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Wisconsin, for Richland 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
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Yuba ...

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

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 Yuba:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Railroad Station, no Post Office mentioned

We have found Yuba in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Yuba for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Yuba. See our Misc Page for Yuba for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Richland County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richland County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yuba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5364, Longitude: -90.4282     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yuba 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 Yuba, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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