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Our Genealogical Helper for Bulger ...

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 Bulger (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 Bulger. 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 Bulger ...

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 16 newspapers that have been published in the area around Bulger.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Bulger, there are papers which were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Bulger.

Cemeteries Near Bulger ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Bulger.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  WSW Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bulger Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Egnor Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Dotson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Spurlock Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Griffith Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sias Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Trent Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Spurlock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Linville Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Bear Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Linville Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  E McNealy Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  ENE Peterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Vickers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Linville Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSE Stanley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Antill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Elkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Egnor Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Elkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Pea Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Peck Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ryan Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Harless Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Elkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Calloway Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Spears Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pauley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Griffith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stowers - Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cummings Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Goldsberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Noah Sias Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Egnor Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Bishop Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Toney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hunter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Tawney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McClure Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Griffith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Plumley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW DeHaven Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Rakes Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Barrett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Goode Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bias Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Rathburn Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Chambers Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Breedlove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Riley Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Griffith Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Hill - Lory Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Moore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE White Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Altman Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Midkiff Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bays Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE White Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Spears Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wellman Cemetery   [Map]     
  N May Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Arnold Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Maynard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW May Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Varnie Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Vickers Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hill Family   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Ellis Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Billups Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Green - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Smoot Branch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Echols Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Dolin   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Holstein Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pauley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Yeager Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Peyton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lunsard Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Brewster Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Lambert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mobley Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Perrys Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Justice Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Old Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Wheatley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Baisden Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Bell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Allen Cemetery (Holly Hills)   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE W.H. Turley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Mullins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Vandelinde Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Gunnoes - Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Halstead Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Dolan   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Watts Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Owen Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Lambert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ferrellsburg Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Lily Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hill Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Wheatley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Workman Community Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Willie Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Zatto Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Stacy Belle Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Ball - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Canterberry Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Miller / Patrick Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Burwell Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Memory Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Boone Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Smoot   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Ashby Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Dolin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Perdue Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Beckett Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sanson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Edwards Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Chaney Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McComas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Payne Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hampton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McCallister Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Fulks Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Adkins 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 Bulger in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Bulger.

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

Spurlockville   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bulger
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Griffithsville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Bulger
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Griffithsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenks   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bulger
 - Jenks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bulger
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweetland   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bulger
 - Sweetland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bulger
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myra   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bulger
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Myra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Bulger
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville 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 Bulger. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Bulger 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 hospitals 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.

Bulger is located in Lincoln County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln County: Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Logan, Mingo, Putnam & Wayne.

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

  DirectionDistance
Lincoln     (The home county for Bulger)
      Sod   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Harts   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 
Boone
      Layville   [Map]   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Dodson Junction   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Morrisvale   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Horse Creek Junction   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Julian   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Rock Creek   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Lory   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Danville   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Turtle Creek   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Madison   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Manila   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Low Gap   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
 
Cabell
      Culloden   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Milton   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Huntington   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Crown City   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Fayette
      Montgomery   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Powellton   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      McDunn   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Smithers   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cannelton   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Kanawha
      Tornado   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Saint Albans   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Jefferson   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Rock Lake Village   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Dunbar   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      South Charleston   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Nitro   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cross Lanes   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Marmet   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Winifrede   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Belle   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Chesapeake   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Charleston   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Logan
      Banco   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Hedgeview   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Logan   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Thompson Town   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Troy Town   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Holden   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Switzer   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Omar   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
Mason
      Upland   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Arbuckle   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Mingo
      Greyeagle   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Kermit   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Delbarton   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Musick   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pie   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Chattaroy   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Red Jacket   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Williamson   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gilbert   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Matewan   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Blackberry City   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Baisden   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Gilbert Creek   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Putnam
      Hurricane   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Scott Village   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Teays Village   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Poca   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Indian Village   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Buffalo   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Liberty   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Raleigh
      Packsville   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Arnett   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Wayne
      Cove Gap   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Wilsondale   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Buffalo Creek   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Mineral Springs   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Fort Gay   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Ceredo   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Kenova   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Wyoming
      Oceana   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cub City   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Uno   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Clear Fork   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Boyd (KY)
      Durbin (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Big Sandy (KY)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Lawrence (KY)
      Clifford (KY)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Maynard (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Louisa (KY)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Walbridge (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Catalpa (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Torchlight (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Zelda (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Buchanan (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gallup (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Five Forks (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Peach Orchard (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Smoky Valley (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ben Bow (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Martin (KY)
      Hode (KY)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Lovely (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Warfield (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Beauty (KY)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Inez (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Debord (KY)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Tomahawk (KY)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Pike (KY)
      South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      McCarr (KY)   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hardy (KY)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Belfry (KY)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Freeburn (KY)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Ransom (KY)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Stone (KY)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Canada (KY)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Huddy (KY)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Sidney (KY)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Gallia (OH)
      Crown City (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bladen (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Lawrence (OH)
      Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Athalia (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Burlington (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      South Point (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

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 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 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 Bulger:

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 Lincoln County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 ...
      Kentucky
      Ohio

Other Roadside Stops ...



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About Lincoln County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.wv.us/

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 that stretches from Bulger. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bulger) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bulger. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1334, Longitude: -81.9812     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bulger 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 Bulger, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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