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Our Genealogy Helper for Lingle ...

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 Lingle (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 Lingle. 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Lingle is located in Goshen County.

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

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Goshen County: Banner (NE), Scotts Bluff (NE), Sioux (NE), Laramie, Niobrara & Platte.

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

  • Goshen County     (The home county of Lingle)
    • Torrington [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
      • Torrington [Goshen County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<2>
    • Fort Laramie [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Laramie
      • Fort Laramie [Goshen County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Laramie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Laramie<2>
    • Veteran [Goshen County]
    • Yoder [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yoder
      • Yoder [Goshen County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yoder
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yoder<2>
    • Huntley [Goshen County]
    • Jay Em [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jay Em
      • Jay Em [Goshen County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Lingle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jay Em
    • Hawk Springs [Goshen County]
    • La Grange [Goshen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
      • La Grange [Goshen County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the south of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<2>
  • Niobrara County
    • Van Tassell [Niobrara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Tassell
      • Van Tassell [Niobrara County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Tassell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Van Tassell<2>
  • Platte County
    • Guernsey [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guernsey
      • Guernsey [Platte County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,143 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guernsey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guernsey<2>
    • Sunrise [Platte County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunrise
      • Sunrise [Platte County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Lingle
    • Hartville [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartville
      • Hartville [Platte County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartville<2>
    • Wendover [Platte County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wendover
      • Wendover [Platte County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Lingle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wendover have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Slater [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slater
      • Slater [Platte County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Lingle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slater have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slater
    • Chugcreek [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chugcreek
      • Chugcreek [Platte County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Lingle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chugcreek
    • Wheatland [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland
      • Wheatland [Platte County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheatland<2>
    • Chugwater [Platte County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chugwater
      • Chugwater [Platte County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 203 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chugwater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chugwater<2>
  • Furnas County (NE)
    • Henry [Furnas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
      • Henry [Furnas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henry<2>
  • Scotts Bluff County (NE)
    • Lyman [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Scotts Bluff County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<2>
    • Scoville [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scoville
      • Scoville [Scotts Bluff County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Lingle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scoville
    • Morrill [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrill
      • Morrill [Scotts Bluff County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrill<2>
    • Stegall [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stegall
      • Stegall [Scotts Bluff County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stegall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stegall
    • Mitchell [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell
      • Mitchell [Scotts Bluff County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,608 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mitchell<2>
    • Scottsbluff [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsbluff
      • Scottsbluff [Scotts Bluff County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,373 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsbluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsbluff<2>
    • Gering [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gering
      • Gering [Scotts Bluff County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gering have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gering
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gering<2>
    • Terrytown [Scotts Bluff County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrytown
      • Terrytown [Scotts Bluff County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,163 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrytown

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

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Lingle ...

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 58 newspapers that have been published in the area around Lingle.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Lingle. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Lingle and those printed in the larger area surrounding Lingle.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 39 miles [62.8 km] of Lingle.

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 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 Lingle:

  • 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 Nebraska
    • Stories from Wyoming

Cemeteries Near Lingle ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Lingle.

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

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.<6>

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

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

  • Torrington [Goshen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Torrington
    • Torrington [Goshen County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,565 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Torrington had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrington<2>
  • Fort Laramie [Goshen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Laramie
    • Fort Laramie [Goshen County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Lingle
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 735 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Laramie had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Laramie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Laramie<2>
  • Hartville [Platte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartville
    • Hartville [Platte County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Lingle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hartville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartville<2>
  • Caldwell [Scotts Bluff County] - Historic
    • While Caldwell was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caldwell
    • Caldwell [Scotts Bluff County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Lingle
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Caldwell had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caldwell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Lingle ...

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

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Rand McNally Map of Wyoming (1925)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Wyoming

About Goshen County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lingle) 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 Lingle. 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 LingleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lingle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1369, Longitude: -104.3456    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>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: findagrave.com.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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 Lingle, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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