A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Brandonville, West Virginia
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Brandonville.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Brandonville to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a town such as Brandonville to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Brandonville and extending to:
Communities Also Named Brandonville ...
While the name Brandonville is unique within West Virginia, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of West Virginia
Distance: About 200 miles [321.9 km] to the East Northeast.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Brandonville ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Brandonville. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Billy Barty (Born as William John Bertanzetti)
Actor. He was born in Millsboro (Pennsylvania) on Saturday October 25, 1924 and died in Glendale (California) on Saturday December 23, 2000 at an age of 76. He was buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
John Dickson Carr
Author. He was born in Uniontown (Pennsylvania) on Friday November 30, 1906 and died in Greenville (South Carolina) on Sunday February 27, 1977 at an age of 70. He was buried at Springwood Cemetery (Greenville County, South Carolina) [Map].
Actor. He was born in Uniontown (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 1, 1892 and died in New York (New York) on Sunday March 10, 1968 at an age of 76. He was buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York) [Map].
Don Knotts (Jesse Donald Knotts)
Comedian, actor. He was born in Morgantown (West Virginia) on Monday July 21, 1924 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday February 24, 2006 at an age of 81. He was buried at Westwood Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Ronald 'Ron' Lancaster
Professional football. He was born in Fairchance (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 14, 1938 and died in Hamilton (Ontario) on Thursday September 18, 2008 at an age of 69.
Matt McHugh (Matthew McHugh)
Actor. He was born in Connellsville (Pennsylvania) on Monday January 22, 1894 and died in Northridge (California) on Monday February 22, 1971 at an age of 77.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 25 Jan 2019