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Our Genealogical Helper for Briscoe ...

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 Briscoe (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 Briscoe. 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 Briscoe ...

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 46 newspapers that have been published in the area around Briscoe.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Briscoe, there are papers which were published within 6 miles [9.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Briscoe.

Cemeteries Near Briscoe ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Briscoe.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Hiatt Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Way Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Varner Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Rosemar United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mayo Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Uhl Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  N Tunnel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Spring Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ogden Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Arlington Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  SE Chichester Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Pugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Henderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Christopher Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Dunham Cemetery   [Map]     
  S IOOF Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Parkersburg Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  S Woodyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Barnett Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. Xaviers Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Dils Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Harper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Warren Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Williamstown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Harmar Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Rockland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Cedarville Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Holliday Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Tavenner Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mathews Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Kinnaird Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE River View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mound Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Old St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Brabham Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Corner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Maddox Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW River Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sunset Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  S Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Foley Cemetery   [Map]     
  S McPherson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Red Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sharp - Prince Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E East Lawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE New St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Barlow Central Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Veto Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Edelen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Richards Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Posey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Evangelical Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Churchtown Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW McDougle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lubeck Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Deming Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Deem Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Vandevier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Farson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Corbin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sinclair Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Harness Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Lynch Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Putnam Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Woodruff Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Fairfield Church Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Little Hocking Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Barnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Beckwith Cemetery #1   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ruble Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Kincheloe Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ross - McCardle Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Kanawha United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Mt. Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Farrow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Grant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Henry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lower Newport Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Beech Grove Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW North Watertown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Stanleyville Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE St. Jacobs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Rainbow Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Murdock Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Layman Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Decatur Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  N St. John 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>

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

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

Boaz   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Briscoe
 - Boaz had a post office and railroad service
Constitution (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Constitution had a post office and railroad service
Vienna   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Briscoe
 - Vienna had a post office and railroad service
McAvan (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Briscoe
 - McAvan had railroad service and no post office
Dunham (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Dunham had a post office and no railroad service
Belpre (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
Boreman   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Briscoe
 - Boreman had a post office and no railroad service
Valley Mills   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Valley Mills had a post office and no railroad service
Williamstown   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 376 people (with 2,906 people in 2017)
 - Williamstown had a post office and railroad service
Harmar (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 1,684 people
 - Harmar had railroad service and no post office
West Marietta (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Briscoe
 - West Marietta had railroad service and no post office
Fleming (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 19 people
 - Fleming had a post office and railroad service
Rockland (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Briscoe
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Rockland 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 Briscoe. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Briscoe 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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Briscoe is located in Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Athens (OH), Meigs (OH), Washington (OH), Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wirt.

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

Wood     (The home county for Briscoe)
      Boaz   [Map]   NE   Less than 2 miles
      Vienna   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      North Hills   [Map]   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Parkers Towne   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Williamstown   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Parkersburg   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Blennerhassett   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Lubeck   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Washington   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Kanawha   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Mineral Acres   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Mineral Wells   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Grantsville   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      West Union   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Odaville   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ravenswood   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Flatwoods   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ripley   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hartford City   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      New Haven   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Mason   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Belmont   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Saint Marys   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Hebron   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ellenboro   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Cantwell   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Harrisville   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Pennsboro   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pullman   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Auburn   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Reedy   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Spencer   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Greencastle   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Freeport   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Elizabeth   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Peewee   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Burning Springs   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Athens (OH)
      Coolville (OH)   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Armadale (OH)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Amesville (OH)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mudsock (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Carsey Town (OH)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mount Nebo (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Athens (OH)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Jacksonville (OH)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Liars Corner (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Trimble (OH)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Chauncey (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Glouster (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Truetown (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gallia (OH)
      Carlton (OH)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Guernsey (OH)
      Cumberland (OH)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bluebell (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pleasant City (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Senecaville (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Hocking (OH)
      Murray City (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      New Town (OH)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      New Pittsburg (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Candy Town (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Sand Run (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Meigs (OH)
      Keno (OH)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Bashan (OH)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Racine (OH)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Thomas Village (OH)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Middleport (OH)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Rutland (OH)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Stafford (OH)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Miltonsburg (OH)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Morgan (OH)
      Stockport (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Chesterhill (OH)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Wrightstown (OH)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Malta (OH)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      McConnelsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Morganville (OH)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Muskingum (OH)
      Philo (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Noble (OH)
      Dungannon (OH)   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Dexter City (OH)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Harriettsville (OH)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Caldwell (OH)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Olive Green (OH)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Belle Valley (OH)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Sarahsville (OH)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Summerfield (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Perry (OH)
      Chapel Hill (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      San Toy (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Corning (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Rendville (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hemlock (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      New Straitsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Shawnee (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Washington (OH)
      Belpre (OH)   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Marietta (OH)   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Sandhill (OH)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Devola (OH)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Redbush (OH)   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lowell (OH)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Beverly (OH)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Lower Salem (OH)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Macksburg (OH)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

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 professional and volunteer 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 Briscoe:

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 Wood County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Muskingum County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wood County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wood 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 ...

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Briscoe ...

While our initial data for Briscoe came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Briscoe 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 Briscoe.

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

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide
      Published by Rand McNally & Co.      (Document found on Google Books)
Notes for Briscoe:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Railroad Station, Express Office, no Post Office mentioned  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Briscoe.
      See our Misc Page for Briscoe for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Wood County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briscoe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3495, Longitude: -81.5329     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Briscoe 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 Briscoe, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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