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Introduction ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Barlows Corner (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 Barlows Corner. 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.

Name Variations for Barlows Corner ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

Another variation: Barlow Corners.

  • A typical abbreviation for Barlows Corner: Barlows Cor. (or less commonly used: Barlows Crn.)
  • While the name of this community is Barlows Corner, be aware that it's the common practice of mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names<1>. So Barlows Corner may originally have been Barlow's Corner.

    Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Barlows Corner might be written as Barlow Corner.

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

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 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.

Barlows Corner is located in York County.

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

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of York County: Gloucester, Hampton City, James City, Mathews, Northampton & Williamsburg City.

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

  • York County     (The home county of Barlows Corner)
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Lackey
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lackey
      • Lackey is located in York County
    • Rochambeau Village
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochambeau Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochambeau Village
      • Rochambeau Village is located in York County
    • Yorktown
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Dare
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dare
      • Dare is located in York County
    • Yorkville
      (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorkville
      • Yorkville is located in York County
  • Charles City County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Ruthville
      (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruthville
      • Ruthville is located in Charles City County
    • Charles City
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Roxbury
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxbury
      • Roxbury is located in Charles City County
    • Kimages
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimages have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimages
      • Kimages is located in Charles City County
  • Chesterfield County
    • Bermuda Hundred ‑ Historic
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the west)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Bermuda Hundred. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bermuda Hundred
      • Bermuda Hundred is located in Chesterfield County
  • Gloucester County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Clay Bank
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay Bank
      • Clay Bank is located in Gloucester County
    • York View
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York View
      • York View is located in Gloucester County
    • Ark
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ark
      • Ark is located in Gloucester County
    • Country Village
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Village
      • Country Village is located in Gloucester County
    • Adner
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adner
      • Adner is located in Gloucester County
    • Gloucester Courthouse
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester Courthouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester Courthouse
      • Gloucester Courthouse is located in Gloucester County
    • Ordinary
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Roanes
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanes
      • Roanes is located in Gloucester County
    • Crab
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crab have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crab
      • Crab is located in Gloucester County
    • Gloucester Point
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester Point
      • Gloucester Point is located in Gloucester County
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloucester Point <3>
    • Glenns
      (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenns
      • Glenns is located in Gloucester County
    • Achilles
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Achilles
      • Achilles is located in Gloucester County
    • North
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Hampton City
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Newgate Village
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newgate Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newgate Village
      • Newgate Village is located in Hampton City
    • Aberdeen Gardens
      (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen Gardens
      • Aberdeen Gardens is located in Hampton City
    • Chapel Village
      (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Village
      • Chapel Village is located in Hampton City
    • Greenwood Farms
      (28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood Farms
      • Greenwood Farms is located in Hampton City
    • Pine Chapel Village
      (29 miles [46.7 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Chapel Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Chapel Village
      • Pine Chapel Village is located in Hampton City
    • Hampton
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Hanover County
    • Westwood
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westwood
      • Westwood is located in Hanover County
  • Henrico County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Elko
      (28 miles [45.1 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elko
      • Elko is located in Henrico County
    • Glendale
      (28 miles [45.1 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
      • Glendale is located in Henrico County
    • Windsor
      (29 miles [46.7 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor is located in Henrico County
    • Currituck Farms
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the west)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Currituck Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Currituck Farms
      • Currituck Farms is located in Henrico County
  • Isle of Wight County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Rushmere
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rushmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rushmere
      • Rushmere is located in Isle of Wight County
    • Magnet
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnet
      • Magnet is located in Isle of Wight County
    • Rescue
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rescue
      • Rescue is located in Isle of Wight County
    • Smithfield
      (27 miles [43.5 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
      • Smithfield is located in Isle of Wight County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield <3>
  • James City County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Norge
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Jamestown
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • King and Queen County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Plain View
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain View
      • Plain View is located in King and Queen County
    • Mattaponi
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Cumnor
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumnor
      • Cumnor is located in King and Queen County
    • Contra
      (28 miles [45.1 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Contra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Contra
      • Contra is located in King and Queen County
    • Crouch
      (29 miles [46.7 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crouch
      • Crouch is located in King and Queen County
    • Walkerton
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkerton
      • Walkerton is located in King and Queen County
  • King William County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • West Point
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
      • West Point is located in King William County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point <3>
    • Romancoke
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romancoke
      • Romancoke is located in King William County
  • Lancaster County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Ottoman
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottoman
      • Ottoman is located in Lancaster County
    • Weems
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weems
      • Weems is located in Lancaster County
    • Irvington
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvington
      • Irvington is located in Lancaster County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 398 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington <3>
    • White Stone
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Stone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Stone
      • White Stone is located in Lancaster County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Stone <3>
    • Monaskon
      (27 miles [43.5 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monaskon
      • Monaskon is located in Lancaster County
    • Ocran
      (28 miles [45.1 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocran have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocran
      • Ocran is located in Lancaster County
    • Griffins Landing
      (29 miles [46.7 km] to the north)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffins Landing
      • Griffins Landing is located in Lancaster County
    • Merry Point
      (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merry Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merry Point
      • Merry Point is located in Lancaster County
    • Kilmarnock
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilmarnock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmarnock
      • Kilmarnock is located in Lancaster County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilmarnock <3>
    • Richtown
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richtown
      • Richtown is located in Lancaster County
  • Mathews County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Beaverlett
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverlett
      • Beaverlett is located in Mathews County
    • Mathews
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
    • Ruff
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruff
      • Ruff is located in Mathews County
    • Susan
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Susan
      • Susan is located in Mathews County
    • Peary
      (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peary
      • Peary is located in Mathews County
    • Onemo
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the east)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onemo
      • Onemo is located in Mathews County
    • Diggs
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diggs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diggs
      • Diggs is located in Mathews County
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diggs <3>
  • Middlesex County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Saluda
      (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Grafton
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
      • Grafton is located in Middlesex County
    • Harmony Village
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony Village
      • Harmony Village is located in Middlesex County
    • Hartfield
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Urbanna
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the north)
    • Locust Hill
      (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Remlik
      (21 miles [33.8 km] to the north)
    • Amburg
      (23 miles [37 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amburg
      • Amburg is located in Middlesex County
    • Nesting
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nesting have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nesting
      • Nesting is located in Middlesex County
    • Stingray Point
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stingray Point
      • Stingray Point is located in Middlesex County
  • New Kent County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Plum Point
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Point
      • Plum Point is located in New Kent County
    • New Kent
      (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Newport News City
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Lee Hall
      (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee Hall
      • Lee Hall is located in Newport News City
    • Red Hill Village
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Hill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Hill Village
      • Red Hill Village is located in Newport News City
    • Newport News
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Bernard Village
      (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bernard Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bernard Village
      • Bernard Village is located in Newport News City
    • Hilton Village
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilton Village
      • Hilton Village is located in Newport News City
  • Poquoson City
    • Poquoson
      (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poquoson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poquoson
      • Poquoson is located in Poquoson City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,257 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poquoson <3>
  • Prince George County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Burrowsville
      (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burrowsville
      • Burrowsville is located in Prince George County
    • Garysville
      (25 miles [40.2 km] to the west)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garysville
      • Garysville is located in Prince George County
  • Surry County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Homewood
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
      • Homewood is located in Surry County
    • Scotland
      (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotland
      • Scotland is located in Surry County
    • Surry
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surry
      • Surry is located in Surry County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surry <3>
    • Claremont
      (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
      • Claremont is located in Surry County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
    • Beachland
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beachland
      • Beachland is located in Surry County
    • Spring Grove
      (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Grove
      • Spring Grove is located in Surry County
    • Itata
      (21 miles [33.8 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Itata have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itata
      • Itata is located in Surry County
    • Carsley
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carsley
      • Carsley is located in Surry County
    • Dendron
      (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Sussex County
    • The following are listed by their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.
    • Wakefield
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southwest)
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
      • Wakefield is located in Sussex County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 805 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield <3>
    • Waverly
      (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly is located in Sussex County
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly <3>
  • Williamsburg City
    • Williamsburg
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)

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

Newspapers Published in Barlows Corner ...

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 63 newspapers that have been published in the area around Barlows Corner.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Barlows Corner, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<5>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Barlows Corner.

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 Barlows Corner:

Cemeteries Near Barlows Corner ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Barlows Corner.

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

The following cemeteries are listed based on their distance from Barlows Corner, with the one closest to Barlows Corner listed first.

  • Williamsburg Memorial Park
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Williamsburg Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Williamsburg Memorial Park
  • Riverview Cemetery
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest)
  • James City Chapel Cemetery
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the James City Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the James City Chapel Cemetery
  • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Cedar Grove Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Galt Family Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Galt Family Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Galt Family Cemetery
  • Bruton Parish Churchyard Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bruton Parish Churchyard Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bruton Parish Churchyard Cemetery
  • Jones Family Cemetery
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jones Family Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones Family Cemetery
  • Hospital Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hospital Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hospital Cemetery
  • Old Bellamy Cemetery
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Bellamy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Bellamy Cemetery
  • Cheesecake Cemetery
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Travis Cemetery
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Travis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Travis Cemetery
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    • Mt. Gilead Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Gilead Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Gilead Cemetery
    • Curtis Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Curtis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Curtis Cemetery
    • Providence Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Providence Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Providence 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.<7>

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

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

  • Oaktree
    (Less than 2 miles to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oaktree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oaktree
    • Oaktree is located in York County
  • Lightfoot
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lightfoot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lightfoot
    • Lightfoot is located in James City County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lightfoot <3>
  • Ewell
    (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ewell
    • Ewell is located in James City County
  • Allmondsville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allmondsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allmondsville
    • Allmondsville is located in Gloucester County
  • Toano
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toano have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toano
    • Toano is located in James City County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toano <3>
  • Clay Bank
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay Bank
    • Clay Bank is located in Gloucester County
  • Sassafras
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sassafras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sassafras
    • Sassafras is located in Gloucester County
  • Ark
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ark
    • Ark is located in Gloucester County
  • Woods Crossroads
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woods Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woods Crossroads
    • Woods Crossroads is located in Gloucester County
  • Plain View
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain View
    • Plain View is located in King and Queen County
  • Barhamsville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barhamsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barhamsville
    • Barhamsville is located in New Kent County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barhamsville <3>
  • Jamestown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
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    • Grove
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove
      • Grove is located in James City County
    • White Marsh
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Marsh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Marsh
      • White Marsh is located in Gloucester County
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Marsh <3>
    • Homewood
      (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
      • Homewood is located in Surry County

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

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

The official website for York County: www.yorkcounty.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>It's generally believed that possessive apostrophes are removed to prevent confusion on maps where the apostrophe may be confused with a cartographic symbol. While this is generally true, it's not uncommon to find possessive apostrophes in administrative names (such as towns or counties).
<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 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>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.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barlows Corner) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barlows Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3590, Longitude: -76.7169    
<6>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.
<7>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 Barlows Corner, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.









 

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