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Our Genealogical Helper for Basnettville ...

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 Basnettville (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 Basnettville. 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 Basnettville ...

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 Basnettville.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Basnettville, there are papers which were published within 9 miles [14.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Basnettville.

Cemeteries Near Basnettville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Basnettville.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  N St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Parker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bennefield Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  N Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tennant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Yost Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ammons Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Toothman Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Meyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Piles Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Gilboa Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Freeland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McCurdysville Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Barrickman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Barb Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hoodsville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Tennant Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Yost Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Conner Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Chisler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Haught Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Efaw Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Reese Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW View Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sunny View Acres Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Tennant Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hawkinberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Ministers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Eddy Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Henderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Daybrook Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kennedy Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Holbert Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Blackshere Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Miracle Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Barrackville Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hagans Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Tennant Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Core Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Beaty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Richardson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hess Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Parrish Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Davis Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Snoderly Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pitcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Arnettsville Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Snider Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mooresville Church of Christ Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Tennant Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lemley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Atha Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Schupp Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Whetstone Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Hess Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cochran Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Shavers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Fairmont City Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Prickett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Handgardner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Minor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Foley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Crim Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cumberledge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wiley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Maple Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Meadowdale Wesleyan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Snider Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lough - Teagarden - Cordray Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lantz Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Berry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Olive - Tennant Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Olive United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Marshall Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Blacksville Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Glover Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Beaty Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Thorne & Huey Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Ice Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mannington Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Freeland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dye Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Eakin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Brand Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dents Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bradford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Fleming Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Sutton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Barrackman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Shriver Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Wade Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Strosnider Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW New Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Dawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Leezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Murray 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 Basnettville in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Basnettville.

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

McClellan   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Basnettville
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - McClellan had a post office and no railroad service
Upton   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Basnettville
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Upton had a post office and no railroad service
Hoodsville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Basnettville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hoodsville had a post office and no railroad service
Farmington   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Basnettville
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 369 people in 2017)
 - Farmington had a post office and railroad service
Mannington   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Basnettville
 - 1895 population of 908 people (with 2,043 people in 2017)
 - Mannington had a post office and railroad service
Downs   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Basnettville
 - Downs had railroad service and no post office
Miracle Run   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Basnettville
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Miracle Run had a post office and no railroad service
Barrackville   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Basnettville
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 1,299 people in 2017)
 - Barrackville had a post office and railroad service
Hagans   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Basnettville
 - Hagans had a post office and no railroad service
Jakes Run   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Basnettville
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Jakes Run had a post office and no railroad service
Crossroads   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Basnettville
 - Crossroads had a post office and no railroad service
Hoult   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Basnettville
 - Hoult had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Basnettville. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Basnettville 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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

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

Basnettville is located in Marion County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Harrison, Monongalia, Taylor & Wetzel.

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

Marion     (The home county for Basnettville)
      Fairview   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
      Grant Town   [Map]   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Barrackville   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Mannington   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Garden Village   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Rivesville   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Helens Run   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Monongah   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Fairmont   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Worthington   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Pleasant Valley   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Adaland   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Berryburg   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Elk City   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Philippi   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Wellington Heights   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Union   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Audra   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Valley Bend   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Smithburg   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      West Union   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Enterprise   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Shinnston   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Lumberport   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Bridgeport   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Gore   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Despard   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Adamston   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Clarksburg   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Anmoore   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      O'Neill   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Nutter Fort   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Stonewood   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Salem   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Jane Lew   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Valley Chapel   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Smith Village   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Weston   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cox Town   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Garton Village   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Camden   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Cameron   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Adaline   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Knoxville   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Kent   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      McMechen   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Benwood   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Arnettsville   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Blacksville   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Cassville   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Smithtown   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Granville   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Osage   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Star City   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Westover   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Morgantown   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Baker Ridge   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Brookhaven   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Canyon   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Cheat Lake   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Threefork Bridge   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Arthurdale   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Masontown   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Reedsville   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Newburg   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Tunnelton   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Kingwood   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Heathers Run   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Albright   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Brandonville   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Bruceton Mills   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Rowlesburg   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Terra Alta   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fetterman   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Grafton   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Flemington   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Knottsville   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Atwood   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Buckhannon   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Hundred   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Littleton   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Smithfield   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Bane   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Barker   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Pine Grove   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Bebee   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Martinsville   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Belmont (OH)
      Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Vadis (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Clarington (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Fayette (PA)
      Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Masontown (PA)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Puritan (PA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Highhouse (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Isabella (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Luzerne (PA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      New Salem (PA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dunlap Creek Village (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Republic (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hiller (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Hopwood (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Uniontown (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Greene (PA)
      Morrisville (PA)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Greensboro (PA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Swarts (PA)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Carmichaels (PA)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cumberland Village (PA)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Fairdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Nemacolin (PA)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rices Landing (PA)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Stringtown (PA)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Clarksville (PA)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Washington (PA)
      Marianna (PA)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Fredericktown-Millsboro (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Beallsville (PA)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Deemston (PA)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Centerville (PA)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Scenery Hill (PA)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bentleyville (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Green Hills (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Daisytown (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      West Brownsville (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Claysville (PA)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      California (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Coal Center (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]

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

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 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 Basnettville:

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 Marion County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Upshur County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Marion County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Marion 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 Basnettville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marion County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Basnettville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5862, Longitude: -80.2356     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Basnettville 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 Basnettville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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