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Our Genealogical Helper for Bondtown ...

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 Bondtown (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 Bondtown. 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 Bondtown ...

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 34 newspapers that have been published in the area around Bondtown.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Bondtown, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Bondtown.

Cemeteries Near Bondtown ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Bondtown.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  ESE Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bondtown Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Kiser Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bruce Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Kise Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Dingus Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ramey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Reed Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSE Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE McReynolds Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hamm Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Banner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Easterling Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Laney Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Nash Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Tacoma Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Osborn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bond Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Greear Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dollarhide Cemetery   [Map]     
  E McClellan Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ringley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Edwards Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Funk Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Freeman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Vaughan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hubbard Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bennett Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Skeen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kilgore Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Sexton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sexton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Donahue Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Greear Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hayes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Edwards Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Edwards Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gouge Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ring Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Culbertson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stallard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wheatley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Darter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Beverly Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Beverly Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hillman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Sexton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sexton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sexton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Steel Fork Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Greear Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ingle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stallard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stallard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bradley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Holbrook Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Holbrook Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Burton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Saylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hayes Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Carigo Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hayes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Moretz Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Stallard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bennett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Page Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dingus Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Freeman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Greene Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Parsons Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Dale Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wheatley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Beverly Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  NNW Lane Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Osborne - Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hamm Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Round Top Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Kiser Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Rugby Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Salyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jessee Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wise Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Laurel Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Roberson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bates Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lane Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sluss Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bill Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Childress Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ramey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Buffalo Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Talbert Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bush Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bevins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Skeen Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Long Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rasnick Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bevins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Freeman Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Slemp Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hawthorne Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSW Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Riner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hunneycutt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Corder Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Elam Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hillman Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stapleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Patrick Hogan Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Strouth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Sergent Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Quillen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gose Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Fraley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bellamy Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bickley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dye Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bickley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Boggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Plaster Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hileman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Willey Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Glovier Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Holbrook Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Holbrook Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Three Forks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Grizzle Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Callaham Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Berry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Perry Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Screech Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  N Keith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lane Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hagan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Corder Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bickley Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Pendleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stallard Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Wolfe Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Banner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ramey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hartsock Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Horne Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Horne Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Artrip Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gose Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gose Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Long Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Riner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Holbrook Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Salyer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Turner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Long Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Childress Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stanley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Salyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Large Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ratliff Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dotson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stapleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Addington Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gardner Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hibbitts Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Huff Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Laney Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Robinson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SSW Greer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Quillin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dingus Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stallard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pippin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Culbertson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Vanderpool Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Stallard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ervin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Powers Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Osborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gose Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Banner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Banner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Meade Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Buchanan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Keith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rasnake Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Vanover Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stanley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stanley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Yates Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Powers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Peak Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Addington Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stanley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Trivitt Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Gardner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Whiteoak Gap Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Strength Cemetery   [Map]     


Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

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

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

Banner   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Bondtown
 - Banner had a post office and no railroad service
Tacoma   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bondtown
 - Tacoma had a post office and railroad service
Hurricane   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bondtown
 - Hurricane had a post office and no railroad service
Dwina   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bondtown
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Dwina had a post office and no railroad service
Virginia City   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bondtown
 - Virginia City had a post office and no railroad service
Dungannon   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Bondtown
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 303 people in 2017)
 - Dungannon had a post office and no railroad service
Clinch   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Bondtown
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Clinch had a post office and no railroad service
Saint Paul   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bondtown
 - Saint Paul had a post office and railroad service
John   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Bondtown
 - John had a post office and no railroad service
Lipps   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bondtown
 - Lipps 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 Bondtown. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Bondtown 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 hospitals and 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.

Bondtown is located in Wise County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wise County: Harlan (KY), Letcher (KY), Pike (KY), Dickenson, Lee, Russell & Scott.

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

Wise     (The home county for Bondtown)
      Coeburn   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Dwina   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Wise   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Virginia City   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Hamilton town   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Pound   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Kent Junction   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      East Stone Gap   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Appalachia   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Big Stone Gap   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bristol City
      Virginia Heights   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bristol   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Vansant   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Royal City   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Grundy   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Janey   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Kelsa   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Herald   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Darwin   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Clintwood   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Clinchco   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Haysi   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Darnell Town   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Keokee   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Dryden   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Pennington Gap   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Saint Charles   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Jonesville   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Fleenortown   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Norton City
      Norton   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Saint Paul   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Castlewood   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Spring City   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Lebanon   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Russell   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Honaker   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Dye   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dungannon   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Lano   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Fort Blackmore   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Nickelsville   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Maces Spring   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hiltons   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Gate City   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Weber City   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Clinchport   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Duffield   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Allison Gap   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cardwell Town   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Saltville   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Raven   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Richlands   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cedar Bluff   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Claypool Hill   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mendota   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Craigs Mill   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Benhams   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Oak Grove   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Three Springs   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rust Hollow   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lowland   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Abingdon   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Green Spring   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Glade Spring   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Floyd (KY)
      Weeksbury (KY)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Melvin (KY)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wheelwright Junction (KY)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wheelwright (KY)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Bypro (KY)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Beaver (KY)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hi Hat (KY)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Teaberry (KY)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Dema (KY)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      McDowell (KY)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Grethel (KY)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wayland (KY)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Harlan (KY)
      Lynch (KY)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Benham (KY)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Cumberland (KY)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Holmes Mill (KY)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Closplint (KY)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Totz (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dizney (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Kenvir (KY)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Short Town (KY)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Darkmont (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cranks (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Evarts (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Knott (KY)
      Kite (KY)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pine Top (KY)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Redfox (KY)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Littcarr (KY)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pippa Passes (KY)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Raven (KY)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Garner (KY)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sassafras (KY)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hindman (KY)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Leburn (KY)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mousie (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Carrie (KY)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Letcher (KY)
      Burdine (KY)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Eolia (KY)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Cromona (KY)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Mayking (KY)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      McRoberts (KY)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Tolliver Town (KY)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Whitaker (KY)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Oven Fork (KY)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Ermine (KY)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Fleming-Neon (KY)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Millstone (KY)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Perry (KY)
      Delphia (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cornettsville (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Slemp (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Vicco (KY)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Happy (KY)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Scuddy (KY)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Acup (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Jeff (KY)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Viper (KY)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pike (KY)
      Ashcamp (KY)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Dorton (KY)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Hellier (KY)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Myra (KY)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Cedarville (KY)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Elkhorn City (KY)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Lookout (KY)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Jonancy (KY)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rockhouse (KY)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Belcher (KY)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Virgie (KY)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Marrowbone (KY)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hancock (TN)
      Willis (TN)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hawkins (TN)
      Waycross (TN)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mount Carmel (TN)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Solitude (TN) - Historic   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Block City (TN)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Green Village (TN)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Church Hill (TN)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Greenland (TN)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Surgoinsville (TN)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Johnson (TN)
      Winchester (TN)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Sullivan (TN)
      Bloomingdale (TN)   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Morrison City (TN)   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mill Point (TN)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rock City (TN)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Beartown (TN)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Beechnut City (TN)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Cherokee Village (TN)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Harrtown (TN)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Borden Village (TN)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Cross (TN)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Collingwood (TN)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Walnut Hill (TN)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Washington (TN)
      Spurgeon (TN)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gray (TN)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fall Branch (TN)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Oak Grove (TN)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Wheelocktown (TN) - Historic   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Austin Village (TN)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 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 Bondtown:

These websites are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Library of Virginia

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

These pages are specific to Wise County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Bristol City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Buchanan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickenson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Norton City:       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Russell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scott County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    
Smyth County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harlan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Knott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Letcher County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hawkins County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sullivan County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (TN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

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 Virginia
Also see Diaster Stories for ...
      West Virginia

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Wise County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wise County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Bondtown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bondtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bondtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9507, Longitude: -82.4707     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bondtown 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 Bondtown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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