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Our Genealogical Helper for Alkol ...

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 Alkol (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 Alkol. 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 Alkol ...

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 31 newspapers that have been published in the area around Alkol.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Alkol, there are papers which were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Alkol.

Cemeteries Near Alkol ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Alkol.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WSW Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Vickers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Peterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McNealy Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  S Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Harless Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Trent Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Griffith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sias Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ryan Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Pauley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Linville Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Spurlock Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Egnor Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bulger Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW McClure Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E White Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Altman Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Egnor Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Linville Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Linville Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Spurlock Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Dotson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Antill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Griffith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Moore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Griffith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Holstein Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pauley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Midkiff Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Egnor Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Elkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bays Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bear Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Stanley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Breedlove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Riley Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Griffith Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Dolin   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Hill - Lory Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Peck Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Elkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N White Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSE Tawney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Chambers Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Smoot Branch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Echols Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Watts Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Owen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW May Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Sanson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Elkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Green - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mullins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Vandelinde Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Gunnoes - Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Halstead Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Ashby Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Dolan   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Pate Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Barrett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Goode Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Plumley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Stowers - Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Calloway Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Cummings Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Pea Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Rathburn Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Billups Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE W.H. Turley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Dolin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Perdue Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Beckett Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Goldsberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Noah Sias Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Spears Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hunter Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Boone Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Allen Cemetery (Holly Hills)   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Smoot   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dolin Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Williams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Dolin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE G.W. Estep Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Hazlette Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Arnold Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bishop Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW DeHaven Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Toney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bias Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hill Family   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Ellis Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Baisden Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Bell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Canterberry Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Miller / Patrick Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Burwell Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Family Gardens Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Memory Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Price Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Cooper's Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Miller Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Atkins - Javins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Morris Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Morris Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Forks of Coal Memorial Park   [Map]     
  WNW Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wellman Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Spears 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 Alkol in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Alkol.

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

Spurlockville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Alkol
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
Griffithsville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alkol
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Griffithsville had a post office and no railroad service
Danville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Alkol
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
Madison   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Alkol
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
Foster   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alkol
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
Garretts Bend   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Alkol
 - Garretts Bend had a post office and no railroad service
Sweetland   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alkol
 - Sweetland had a post office and no railroad service
Jenks   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alkol
 - Jenks had a post office and no railroad service
Myra   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alkol
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Myra 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 Alkol. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Alkol 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 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.

Alkol is located in Lincoln County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln County: Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Logan, Mingo, Putnam & Wayne.

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

Lincoln     (The home county for Alkol)
      Sod   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Harts   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   E   Less than 2 miles
      Morrisvale   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Layville   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Dodson Junction   [Map]   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Horse Creek Junction   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Julian   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Lory   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Rock Creek   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Danville   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Turtle Creek   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Madison   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Emmons   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Culloden   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Milton   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Huntington   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Crown City   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Montgomery   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Powellton   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Smithers   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Cannelton   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      McDunn   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gauley Bridge   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Pax   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Kentuck   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Tornado   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Saint Albans   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Dunbar   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Jefferson   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Rock Lake Village   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      South Charleston   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Nitro   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Cross Lanes   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Dupont City   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Marmet   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Winifrede   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Charleston   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Banco   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Logan   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hedgeview   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Thompson Town   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Troy Town   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Holden   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Switzer   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Upland   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Arbuckle   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Leon   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Delbarton   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Greyeagle   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Kermit   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Musick   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pie   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gilbert   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Red Jacket   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Chattaroy   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Williamson   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Baisden   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Matewan   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Blackberry City   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Hurricane   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Scott Village   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Teays Village   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Poca   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Indian Village   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Buffalo   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Packsville   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Arnett   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fairdale   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Cicerone   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cove Gap   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wilsondale   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Buffalo Creek   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Mineral Springs   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fort Gay   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ceredo   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Kenova   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Oceana   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cub City   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Uno   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Clear Fork   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Boyd (KY)
      Durbin (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lawrence (KY)
      Clifford (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Maynard (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Zelda (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Buchanan (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Catalpa (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Louisa (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Walbridge (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Torchlight (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Five Forks (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gallup (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Smoky Valley (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Ben Bow (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Martin (KY)
      Hode (KY)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lovely (KY)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Warfield (KY)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Beauty (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Inez (KY)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pike (KY)
      South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      McCarr (KY)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gallia (OH)
      Crown City (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bladen (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Lawrence (OH)
      Athalia (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Burlington (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      South Point (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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

These websites are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the West Virginia State Archives

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

These pages are specific to Lincoln County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Lincoln County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Lincoln 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 West Virginia
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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alkol. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1629, Longitude: -81.9249     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alkol 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 Alkol, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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