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Our Genealogy Helper for Arden ...

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

Neighboring Counties ...

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

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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

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

Arden is located in Barbour County.

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

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Barbour County: Harrison, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker & Upshur.

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

  • Barbour County     (The home county of Arden)
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
      • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,239 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<2>
    • Adaland [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaland
      • Adaland [Barbour County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaland
    • Berryburg [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berryburg
      • Berryburg [Barbour County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berryburg
    • Kalamazoo [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalamazoo
      • Kalamazoo [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalamazoo
    • Wellington Heights [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellington Heights
      • Wellington Heights [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellington Heights
    • Union [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Elk City [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk City
      • Elk City [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk City
    • Calhoun [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun
      • Calhoun [Barbour County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun
    • Valley Bend [Barbour County]
    • Audra [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Audra
      • Audra [Barbour County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Audra
    • Belington [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belington
      • Belington [Barbour County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,898 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<2>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junior
      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
  • Doddridge County
  • Grant County
    • Bayard [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayard
      • Bayard [Grant County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayard
  • Harrison County
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
      • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,782 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<2>
    • Craigmoor [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigmoor
      • Craigmoor [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigmoor
    • Anmoore [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anmoore
      • Anmoore [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 732 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anmoore have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anmoore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anmoore<2>
    • Quiet Dell [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quiet Dell
      • Quiet Dell [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quiet Dell
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Despard [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Despard
      • Despard [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Despard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Despard
    • Saltwell [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltwell
      • Saltwell [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltwell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltwell
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Spelter [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spelter
      • Spelter [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spelter
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
      • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<2>
    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 462 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
    • Adamston [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adamston
      • Adamston [Harrison County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adamston
  • Lewis County
    • Jane Lew [Lewis County]
    • Garton Village [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garton Village
      • Garton Village [Lewis County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garton Village
    • Westfield [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Lewis County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
    • Smith Village [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Village
      • Smith Village [Lewis County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Village
    • Weston [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
      • Weston [Lewis County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,797 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<2>
    • Valley Chapel [Lewis County]
    • Cox Town [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cox Town
      • Cox Town [Lewis County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cox Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cox Town
  • Marion County
    • Hebron [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hebron
      • Hebron [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hebron
    • Samaria [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Samaria
      • Samaria [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Samaria
    • Colfax [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colfax
      • Colfax [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
    • Canton [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
      • Canton [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Whitehall [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 666 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
    • Fairmont [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont
      • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,370 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<2>
    • Monongah [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monongah
      • Monongah [Marion County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monongah have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monongah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monongah<2>
    • Mount Harmony [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Harmony
      • Mount Harmony [Marion County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Harmony
    • Garden Village [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Village
      • Garden Village [Marion County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Village
    • Barrackville [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrackville
      • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville
    • Helens Run [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helens Run
      • Helens Run [Marion County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helens Run
  • Monongalia County
    • Smithtown [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithtown
      • Smithtown [Monongalia County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithtown
    • Little Falls [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls
      • Little Falls [Monongalia County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
    • Arnettsville [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnettsville
      • Arnettsville [Monongalia County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnettsville
    • Brookhaven [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Monongalia County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Laurel Point [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Point
      • Laurel Point [Monongalia County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Point have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Point
    • Hagans [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagans
      • Hagans [Monongalia County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hagans have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagans
    • Morgantown [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgantown
      • Morgantown [Monongalia County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<2>
    • Westover [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
      • Westover [Monongalia County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,220 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westover<2>
    • Granville [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granville
      • Granville [Monongalia County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
    • Osage [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osage
      • Osage [Monongalia County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osage have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osage
    • Star City [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
      • Star City [Monongalia County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Blacksville [Monongalia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacksville
      • Blacksville [Monongalia County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksville
  • Preston County
    • Newburg [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newburg
      • Newburg [Preston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburg<2>
    • Threefork Bridge [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Threefork Bridge
      • Threefork Bridge [Preston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Threefork Bridge
    • Gladesville [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladesville
      • Gladesville [Preston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladesville
    • Tunnelton [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tunnelton
      • Tunnelton [Preston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunnelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tunnelton<2>
    • Rowlesburg [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rowlesburg
      • Rowlesburg [Preston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 567 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowlesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowlesburg<2>
    • Arthurdale [Preston County]
    • Sell [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sell
      • Sell [Preston County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sell
    • Heathers Run [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heathers Run
      • Heathers Run [Preston County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heathers Run
    • Reedsville [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedsville
      • Reedsville [Preston County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reedsville<2>
    • Aurora [Preston County]
    • Kingwood [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingwood
      • Kingwood [Preston County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,047 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingwood<2>
    • Salt Lick [Preston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Lick
      • Salt Lick [Preston County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Lick
  • Randolph County
    • Montrose [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montrose have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Tigheville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tigheville
      • Tigheville [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tigheville
    • Weaver [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaver
      • Weaver [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaver
    • Whyte [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whyte
      • Whyte [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whyte have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whyte
    • Gilman [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilman
      • Gilman [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilman
    • Leadsville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leadsville
      • Leadsville [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leadsville
    • Elkins [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
      • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,908 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<2>
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Canfield [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canfield
      • Canfield [Randolph County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canfield
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<2>
    • Wymer [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wymer
      • Wymer [Randolph County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wymer
    • Dryfork [Randolph County]
  • Taylor County
    • Sandy [Taylor County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy
      • Sandy [Taylor County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Stone House [Taylor County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stone House
      • Stone House [Taylor County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stone House have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Yates [Taylor County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yates
      • Yates [Taylor County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yates have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Webster [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
      • Webster [Taylor County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
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    • Knottsville [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knottsville
      • Knottsville [Taylor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Arden
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    • Flemington [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flemington
      • Flemington [Taylor County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 306 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flemington
    • Astor [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Astor
      • Astor [Taylor County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Astor have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fetterman [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fetterman
      • Fetterman [Taylor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Arden
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    • Grafton [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grafton
      • Grafton [Taylor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,968 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<2>
    • Thornton [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornton
      • Thornton [Taylor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Arden
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    • Pruntytown [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pruntytown
      • Pruntytown [Taylor County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
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  • Tucker County
    • Parsons [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsons
      • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,395 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<2>
    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hambleton
      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendricks
      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendricks
    • Pierce [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pierce
      • Pierce [Tucker County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Arden
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    • Thomas [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas
      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<2>
    • Elk [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk
      • Elk [Tucker County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk
    • Gladwin [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladwin
      • Gladwin [Tucker County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladwin
    • Davis [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis
      • Davis [Tucker County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 642 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<2>
    • Canaan Valley [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canaan Valley
      • Canaan Valley [Tucker County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Canaan Valley. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canaan Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canaan Valley<2>
  • Upshur County
    • Gormley [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gormley
      • Gormley [Upshur County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gormley
    • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhannon
      • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<2>
    • Excelsior [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior
      • Excelsior [Upshur County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior
    • Overhill [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overhill
      • Overhill [Upshur County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overhill
    • Sago [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sago
      • Sago [Upshur County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sago
    • Queens [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queens
      • Queens [Upshur County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queens
    • Adrian [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adrian
      • Adrian [Upshur County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adrian
    • Abbott [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
      • Abbott [Upshur County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbott
    • Beans Mill [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beans Mill
      • Beans Mill [Upshur County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beans Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beans Mill
    • Hoover Town [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover Town
      • Hoover Town [Upshur County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoover Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover Town
    • Alton [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
      • Alton [Upshur County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
    • Frenchton [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchton
      • Frenchton [Upshur County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchton
  • Webster County
  • Wetzel County
    • Smithfield [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
      • Smithfield [Wetzel County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 142 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<2>
    • Hundred [Wetzel County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hundred
      • Hundred [Wetzel County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hundred have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hundred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hundred<2>
  • Garrett County (MD)
    • Red House [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red House
      • Red House [Garrett County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red House
    • Hutton [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hutton
      • Hutton [Garrett County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hutton
    • Oakland [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Garrett County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loch Lynn Heights
      • Loch Lynn Heights [Garrett County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loch Lynn Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Lynn Heights
    • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lake Park
      • Mountain Lake Park [Garrett County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,065 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake Park
    • Deer Park [Garrett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Park
      • Deer Park [Garrett County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Park<2>
  • Fayette County (PA)
    • Point Marion [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Marion
      • Point Marion [Fayette County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,097 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Marion<2>
    • Fairchance [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairchance
      • Fairchance [Fayette County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairchance have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairchance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairchance<2>
  • Greene County (PA)
    • Mount Morris [Greene County]
    • Greensboro [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensboro
      • Greensboro [Greene County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<2>

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

Newspapers Published in Arden ...

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 45 newspapers that have been published in the area around Arden.

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

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

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Maryland
    • Stories from Pennsylvania
    • Stories from West Virginia

Cemeteries Near Arden ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Arden.

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

  • Fairview Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
  • Taylor Drain Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Taylor Drain Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Taylor Drain Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor Drain Cemetery
  • Sayre Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sayre Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sayre Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sayre Cemetery
  • Norris Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Norris Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Norris Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris Cemetery
  • Welch Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Welch Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Welch Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch Cemetery
  • Olive Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Olive Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Olive Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Hill Cemetery
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    • Mt. Olive Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Olive Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Olive Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Olive Cemetery
    • Old Quaker Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Quaker Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Quaker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Quaker Cemetery
    • Silent Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Silent Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Silent Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silent Grove Cemetery
    • Walnut Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Walnut Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Walnut Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Grove Cemetery
    • Mt. Cassell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Cassell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Cassell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Cassell Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Arden.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Cassell Cemetery
    • Wesley Chapel Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wesley Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Wesley Chapel Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Arden.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley Chapel Cemetery
    • Simpson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Simpson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Simpson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Simpson Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson Cemetery
    • Mt. Tabor Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Tabor Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Tabor Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Tabor Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Arden.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Tabor Cemetery
    • Jerusalem Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jerusalem Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jerusalem Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jerusalem Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Arden.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem 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.<5>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Arden had a post office and no railroad service.

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

  • Arden [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arden
    • Arden [Barbour County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Arden
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Arden had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arden
  • Clemtown [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clemtown
    • Clemtown [Barbour County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Arden
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Clemtown had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemtown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemtown
  • Pleasant Creek [Barbour County] - Historic
    • While Pleasant Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Creek
    • Pleasant Creek [Barbour County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Pleasant Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 378 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,239 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Philippi had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<2>
  • Nestorville [Barbour County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nestorville
    • Nestorville [Barbour County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 125 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Nestorville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nestorville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nestorville
  • Cecil [Taylor County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cecil
    • Cecil [Taylor County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Arden
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cecil had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cecil have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cecil
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    • Vannoys Mill [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vannoys Mill
      • Vannoys Mill [Barbour County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Arden
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Vannoys Mill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vannoys Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vannoys Mill
    • Kalamazoo [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalamazoo
      • Kalamazoo [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kalamazoo had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalamazoo
    • Webster [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
      • Webster [Taylor County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 225 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Webster had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
    • Valley Furnace [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Furnace
      • Valley Furnace [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Arden
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Valley Furnace had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Furnace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Furnace
    • Kasson [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kasson
      • Kasson [Barbour County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Arden
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 40 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Kasson had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kasson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kasson
    • Simpson [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simpson
      • Simpson [Taylor County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Arden
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 160 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Simpson had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simpson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson
    • Elk City [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk City
      • Elk City [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Arden
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 58 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Elk City had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Meadowville [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowville
      • Meadowville [Barbour County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Arden
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 59 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Meadowville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowville
    • Knottsville [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knottsville
      • Knottsville [Taylor County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Arden
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 164 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Knottsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knottsville

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Arden ...

While our initial data about Arden came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Arden in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Arden.

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

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Note for Arden:
Services available in 1895: no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arden) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2104, Longitude: -79.9931       In this case, the coordinates for Arden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>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>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 Arden, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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