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Our Genealogical Helper for Blair ...

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 Blair (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 Blair. 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 Blair ...

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 25 newspapers that have been published in the area around Blair.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Blair, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Blair.

Cemeteries Near Blair ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Blair.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SE Chestnut Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Silver Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  ENE Harper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bolivar Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Edge Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  W Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Uvilla Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NNW Elk Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  N St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Johnsontown Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Kabletown Churchyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Buckles - Reverend Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Washington Burial Ground   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSE Hillsboro Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Hillsboro United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Old Reformed Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  ESE Lovettsville Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Lovettsville Cemetery   [Map]     
  E AME Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Old Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brownsville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kearneysville Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Franklintown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ketoctin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Rehobeth United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Park Heights Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Reformed Graveyard   [Map]     
  NE Brownsville Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Shepherds Graveyard   [Map]     
  NW James M Van Metre Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Jamestown Prosperity Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Vancleveville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pleasant View Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  WNW Cedar Grove 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 Blair in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Blair.

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

Halltown   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Blair
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Harpers Ferry   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blair
 - 1895 population of 958 people (with 281 people in 2017)
 - Harpers Ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
Charles Town   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Blair
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,957 people in 2017)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Duffields   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blair
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Duffields had a post office and railroad service
 
Neersville (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Blair
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Neersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bakerton   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blair
 - Bakerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blair
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandy Hook (MD)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blair
 - Sandy Hook had railroad service and no post office
 
Shenandoah Junction   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blair
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Shenandoah Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Uvilla   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Blair
 - Uvilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wheatland   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blair
 - Wheatland 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 Blair. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Blair 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 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.

Blair is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Washington (MD), Clarke (VA), Loudoun (VA) & Berkeley.

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

  DirectionDistance
Jefferson     (The home county for Blair)
      Bolivar   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Harpers Ferry   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Bloomery   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Charles Town   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Ranson   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Lower Town   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Bardane   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
      Jefferson Village   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
      Kabletown   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Shepherdstown   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
 
Berkeley
      Baker Heights   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Scrabble   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Inwood   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Martinsburg   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Bunker Hill   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Arden   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Bedington   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Falling Waters   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Hedgesville   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
 
Hampshire
      Capon Bridge   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Slanesville   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Morgan
      Bath   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Berryville   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Magnolia   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Paw Paw   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Allegany (MD)
      Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Keifers (MD)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Carroll (MD)
      Mount Airy (MD)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ridgeville (MD)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Nottingham Village (MD)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Keymar (MD)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Union Bridge (MD)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Woodbine (MD)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Linwood (MD)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      New Windsor (MD)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Frederick (MD)
      Knoxville (MD)   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Rosemont (MD)   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Boss Arnold Village (MD)   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Burkittsville (MD)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Point-of-Rocks (MD)   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Jefferson (MD)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Potomac Village (MD)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Adamstown Village (MD)   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Manor Village (MD)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Adamstown (MD)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Braddock Heights (MD)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Middletown (MD)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
 
Howard (MD)
      Timberleigh Village (MD)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lisbon (MD)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Montgomery (MD)
      Dickerson (MD)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Beallsville (MD)   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Barnesville (MD)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Poolesville (MD)   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Boyds (MD)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Clarksburg (MD)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Germantown (MD)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Darnestown (MD)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Damascus (MD)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      North Potomac (MD)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Gaithersburg (MD)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Travilah (MD)   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Log Town (MD) - Historic   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Washington (MD)
      Brownsville (MD)   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Sharpsburg (MD)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Rohrersville (MD)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Eakles Mills (MD)   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Keedysville (MD)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Fairplay (MD)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Boonsboro (MD)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Saint James (MD)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      San Mar (MD)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Saint James Village (MD)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Williamsport (MD)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Mount Lena (MD)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Funkstown (MD)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Adams (PA)
      Carroll Valley (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Franklin (PA)
      Wayne Heights (PA)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Waynecastle (PA)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pen Mar (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rouzerville (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Greencastle (PA)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Beartown (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Blue Ridge Summit (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Monterey (PA)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Mercersburg (PA)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cashtown (PA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Marion (PA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mont Alto (PA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Clarke (VA)
      Gaylord (VA)   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Berryville (VA)   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Frogtown (VA)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Boyce (VA)   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Berrys (VA)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Waterloo (VA)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      White Post (VA)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
 
Fairfax City (VA)
      Fairfax (VA)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Fairfax (VA)
      Herndon (VA)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Chantilly (VA)   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Reston (VA)   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Great Falls (VA)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      London Towne (VA)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Shouse Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Wolf Trap (VA)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Centreville (VA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Random Hills (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lee-Hi Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Oakton (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Tysons Corner (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Vienna (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Fauquier (VA)
      Zulla (VA)   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Markham (VA)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Marshall (VA)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      The Plains (VA)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Belvoir (VA) - Historic   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Petersburg (VA)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Warrenton (VA)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Frytown (VA)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Frederick (VA)
      Welltown (VA)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      White Hall (VA)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Echo Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Day - Mar Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Stephens City (VA)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Middletown (VA)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Loudoun (VA)
      Hillsboro (VA)   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Bolington (VA)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Lovettsville (VA)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Round Hill (VA)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Hamilton (VA)   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Lucketts (VA)   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      White Pump (VA)   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Leesburg (VA)   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Middleburg (VA)   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Belmont (VA)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Lansdowne (VA)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ashburn (VA)   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
 
Manassas Park City (VA)
      Manassas Park (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Prince William (VA)
      Waterfall Village (VA)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Haymarket (VA)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Gainesville (VA)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Broad Run Village (VA)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Linton Hall (VA)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bull Run (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Crestwood Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Sudley (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      West Gate (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bataan Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Iron Gate (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Loch Lomond (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Yorkshire Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Shenandoah (VA)
      Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Warren (VA)
      Reliance (VA)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Riverton (VA)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Royal Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Viscose City (VA)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Winchester City (VA)
      Winchester (VA)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]

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

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, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

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

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 Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Berkeley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampshire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegany County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adams County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Fairfax County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fauquier County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Frederick County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Manassas Park City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Prince William County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Winchester City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Jefferson County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Jefferson 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
 
Also see Diaster Stories for ...
      Maryland
      Pennsylvania
      Virginia

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community within West Virginia

About Jefferson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.org/

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blair. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2951, Longitude: -77.7958     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blair 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: findagrave.com.

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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 Blair, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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