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Our Genealogical Helper for Blue Ridge Acres ...

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 Blue Ridge Acres (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 Blue Ridge Acres. 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.

Name Variations for Blue Ridge Acres ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Blue Ridge Acres.

  • Typical abbreviation for Blue Ridge Acres: Blue Rdg. Acres (or less commonly used: Blue Rdge. Acres or Blue Ridg. Acres)

Newspapers Published in Blue Ridge Acres ...

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 28 newspapers that have been published in the area around Blue Ridge Acres.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Blue Ridge Acres, 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 Blue Ridge Acres.

Cemeteries Near Blue Ridge Acres ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Blue Ridge Acres.

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 Blue Ridge Acres covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    

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

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

Halltown   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Neersville (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Neersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harpers Ferry   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - 1895 population of 958 people (with 291 people in 2016)
 - Harpers Ferry had a post office and railroad service
 
Mechanicsville (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandy Hook (MD)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - Sandy Hook had railroad service and no post office
 
Charles Town   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,945 people in 2016)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Uvilla   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - Uvilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georges Mill (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - Georges Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weverton (MD)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Weverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bakerton   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - Bakerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kabletown   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Blue Ridge Acres
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Kabletown had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Blue Ridge Acres. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Blue Ridge Acres 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 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.

Blue Ridge Acres 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 Blue Ridge Acres. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Blue Ridge Acres:

  DirectionDistance
Jefferson     (The home county for Blue Ridge Acres)
      Bolivar   [Map]   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Harpers Ferry   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Lower Town   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Bloomery   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Charles Town   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Ranson   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Jefferson Village   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Kabletown   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Bardane   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Shepherdstown   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
 
Berkeley
      Baker Heights   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Scrabble   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Bunker Hill   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Inwood   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Arden   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Martinsburg   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Bedington   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Falling Waters   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hedgesville   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Hampshire
      Capon Bridge   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Slanesville   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Morgan
      Bath   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Berryville   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Magnolia   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Paw Paw   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Allegany (MD)
      Keifers (MD)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Carroll (MD)
      Ridgeville (MD)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Mount Airy (MD)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Nottingham Village (MD)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Keymar (MD)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Union Bridge (MD)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Woodbine (MD)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Linwood (MD)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      New Windsor (MD)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Stone House Village (MD)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Frederick (MD)
      Knoxville (MD)   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Rosemont (MD)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Boss Arnold Village (MD)   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Burkittsville (MD)   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Point-of-Rocks (MD)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Potomac Village (MD)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Jefferson (MD)   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Adamstown Village (MD)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Manor Village (MD)   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Adamstown (MD)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Tuscarora (MD)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Middletown (MD)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
 
Howard (MD)
      Timberleigh Village (MD)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lisbon (MD)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Glenwood (MD)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cooksville (MD)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Montgomery (MD)
      Dickerson (MD)   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Beallsville (MD)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Barnesville (MD)   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Poolesville (MD)   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Boyds (MD)   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Clarksburg (MD)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Germantown (MD)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Darnestown (MD)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Damascus (MD)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      North Potomac (MD)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Gaithersburg (MD)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Montgomery Village (MD)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Travilah (MD)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Washington (MD)
      Brownsville (MD)   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Sharpsburg (MD)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Rohrersville (MD)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Eakles Mills (MD)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Keedysville (MD)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Boonsboro (MD)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Fairplay (MD)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Saint James (MD)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      San Mar (MD)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mount Lena (MD)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Saint James Village (MD)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Williamsport (MD)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Funkstown (MD)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Adams (PA)
      Carroll Valley (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Franklin (PA)
      Rouzerville (PA)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Wayne Heights (PA)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pen Mar (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Greencastle (PA)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Waynecastle (PA)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Waynesboro (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   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Marion (PA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mont Alto (PA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Cashtown (PA)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 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]
      Berrys (VA)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Boyce (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   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Fairfax (VA)
      Herndon (VA)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Reston (VA)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Chantilly (VA)   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Great Falls (VA)   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Centreville (VA)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      London Towne (VA)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Shouse Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Wolf Trap (VA)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Oakton (VA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Random Hills (VA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lee-Hi Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Tysons Corner (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Vienna (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Fauquier (VA)
      Zulla (VA)   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Markham (VA)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Belvoir (VA) - Historic   [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]
      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   19 miles [30.6 km]
      White Hall (VA)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Day - Mar Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Echo Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Stephens City (VA)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Middletown (VA)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Loudoun (VA)
      Hillsboro (VA)   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Bolington (VA)   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Lovettsville (VA)   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Round Hill (VA)   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hamilton (VA)   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Lucketts (VA)   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      White Pump (VA)   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Leesburg (VA)   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Belmont (VA)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Lansdowne (VA)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Middleburg (VA)   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Ashburn (VA)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Manassas City (VA)
      Manassas (VA)   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Manassas Park City (VA)
      Manassas Park (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Prince William (VA)
      Waterfall Village (VA)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Haymarket (VA)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Gainesville (VA)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Broad Run Village (VA)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bull Run (VA)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Crestwood Village (VA)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Linton Hall (VA)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Loch Lomond (VA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sudley (VA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      West Gate (VA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bataan Village (VA)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Iron Gate (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Yorkshire Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Shenandoah (VA)
      Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 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   22 miles [35.4 km]

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

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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Blue Ridge Acres:

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 City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
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 ...



The Communities of West Virginia

About Jefferson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blue Ridge Acres. 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 starting in Blue Ridge Acres. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue Ridge Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Ridge Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2862, Longitude: -77.7728     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Ridge Acres 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 Blue Ridge Acres, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Blue Ridge Acres.