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Brush Fork, West Virginia

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Our Genealogical Helper for Brush Fork ...

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 Brush Fork (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 Brush Fork. 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 Brush Fork ...

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 Brush Fork.

  • Typical abbreviation for Brush Fork: Brush Frk.

Newspapers Published in Brush Fork ...

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 Brush Fork.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Brush Fork, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Brush Fork.

Cemeteries Near Brush Fork ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Brush Fork.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Harry Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Perdue Cemetery   [Map]     
  E McQuire Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Davidson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mullin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Maple Park Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Phillips Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Morgan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Doyle Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Butt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Poe Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lambert Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shrader Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Nunn Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Thomason Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Holt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Butt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lambert Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Delp Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Rye Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Witten Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Page Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wall Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Barnett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dillon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Patterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Shrader Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Calfee Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  N King Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Restlawn Memorial Estate   [Map]     
  NE Terry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Miles Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Powell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sandlick Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wall Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Herndon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Coopers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Isaac Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bryant Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pocahontas Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  W Dudley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Perdus Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Wagner Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Grandview Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  NNW Owens Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Coffee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Calfee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mohawk Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mohawk Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mohawk Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mohawk Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  N Harless Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Wagner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Valley Vista Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hartwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Atkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Monte Vista Park   [Map]     
  ENE Lincoln Park Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Donley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tiller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Davidson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hollinsworth Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Music Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Rutherford Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Swim Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Epperson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Billips Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Wilburn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Wimmer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Harry Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE King Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Robinett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Little Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Dickenson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW French Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Billips Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Wagner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Tuggle Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Pruett Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shumate Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Underwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bowling Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Winfrey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Honaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Winfrey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bratton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Roselawn Memorial Garden   [Map]     
  NE Hall - Gott Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Harper Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Harmon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW McMullen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Prosperity Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sword Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Comfort Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mills Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Roach Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hypes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Roselawn Memorial Garden   [Map]     
  NE Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Matoaka Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Mathena Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW McDowell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Harmon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Wallace Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ireson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E White Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Walters Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Carper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. Horeb Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Harvey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Oney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Scott Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Resthaven Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ross 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.<2>

While we didn't find Brush Fork in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Brush Fork.

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

Bluefield   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 1,775 people (with 9,869 people in 2017)
 - Bluefield had a post office and railroad service
Falls Mills (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 228 people
 - Falls Mills had a post office and railroad service
Abbs Valley - Historic   [Map]
 - While Abbs Valley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brush Fork
 - Abbs Valley had a post office and railroad service
Saint Clair (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brush Fork
 - Saint Clair had a post office and no railroad service
Bethel - Historic   [Map]
 - While Bethel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
Freeman   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Freeman had a post office and no railroad service
Bramwell   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 499 people (with 346 people in 2017)
 - Bramwell had a post office and railroad service
Coopers   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Coopers had a post office and no railroad service
Duhring   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Duhring had a post office and railroad service
Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 2,953 people (with 362 people in 2017)
 - Pocahontas had a post office and railroad service
Flipping   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Brush Fork
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Flipping had railroad service and no post office
Stowersville (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Brush Fork
 - Stowersville 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 Brush Fork. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Brush Fork 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.

Brush Fork is located in Mercer County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mercer County: Bland (VA), Giles (VA), Tazewell (VA), McDowell, Raleigh, Summers & Wyoming.

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

Mercer     (The home county for Brush Fork)
      Bluefield   [Map]   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Bramwell   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Coopers   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Edison   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Montcalm   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Johnston Town   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Matoaka   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Weyanoke   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Oakvale   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Athens   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Anawalt   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Elkhorn   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Keystone   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Northfork   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Kimball   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Gary   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Welch   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      War   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Davy   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Big Sandy   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bradshaw   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Union City   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Iaeger   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Gilbert Creek   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Gilbert   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Peterstown   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Ballard   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Rhodell   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Eastgulf   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Helen   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Coal City   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Sophia   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Shady Spring   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Crab Orchard   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Lester   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Beaver   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Daniels   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Mabscott   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      MacArthur   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Beckley   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Jumping Branch   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Bellepoint   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Forest Hill   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hinton   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Bud   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Mullens   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Pineville   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mullensville   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Baileysville   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Clear Fork   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Oceana   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Uno   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cub City   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buchanan (VA)
      Bearwallow (VA)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carroll (VA)
      Sheep Town (VA)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Oak Grove (VA)   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Giles (VA)
      Glen Lyn (VA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Narrows (VA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Bluff City (VA)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pembroke (VA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Pulaski (VA)
      Hilton Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pulaski (VA)   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dublin (VA)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mack Creek Village (VA)   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fairlawn (VA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Radford City (VA)
      New Town (VA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Radford (VA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Sunset Village (VA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Radford Village (VA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Simpkins Village (VA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mill Village (VA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Russell (VA)
      Dye (VA)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Smyth (VA)
      Atkins (VA)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Mount Carmel (VA)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Marion (VA)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Sugar Grove (VA)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Adwolf (VA)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cardwell Town (VA)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Allison Gap (VA)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Saltville (VA)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Chilhowie (VA)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tazewell (VA)
      Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Boissevain (VA)   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Abbs Valley (VA)   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Little Town (VA)   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Dunford Village (VA)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cedar Bluff (VA)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Claypool Hill (VA)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Richlands (VA)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Raven (VA)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wythe (VA)
      Wytheville (VA)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Rural Retreat (VA)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Max Meadows (VA)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Fort Chiswell (VA)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Locust Hill (VA)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Ivanhoe (VA)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Austinville (VA)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 - 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 Brush Fork:

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 Mercer County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Giles County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pulaski County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Radford City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    
Russell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Smyth County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tazewell County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wythe County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Mercer County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 from Brush Fork. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brush Fork) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brush Fork. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2809, Longitude: -81.2559     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brush Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 Brush Fork, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brush Fork.


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