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Our Genealogical Helper for Calis ...

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 Calis (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 Calis. 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 Calis ...

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 50 newspapers that have been published in the area around Calis.

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

Cemeteries Near Calis ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Calis.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  E Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Wolf Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Wolf Run Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NW Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Buchanan Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Beelers Station Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bane Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Rock Lick Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lazear Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Earlywine Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Blairs Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fletcher - Earliwine Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dallas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dallas United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NNE Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Dallas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Coopers Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Limestone Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hubbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Clouston Cemetery   [Map]     
  S White Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Schess Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jacksonville Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Zollars Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Halcyon Hills Memorial Park   [Map]     
  W Wood Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Waymans Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Brushy Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cameron Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Strope Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Howard Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Braddock Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Leslie Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Enon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE West Finley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Orums Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Allen Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McHenry Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Prison Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW White Gate Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Rulong - Bartlett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Slonaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Dunkard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stone Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Shafer Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW New Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Big Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]     
  W First Street Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Bowman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Nauvoo Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hall - Doty - Lewis - Bruhn - Chambers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Staggers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Trussel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW McMechen Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Rose 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, Calis had a post office and no railroad service.

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

Wolf Run   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Calis
 - Wolf Run had a post office and no railroad service
Crows Mills (PA)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Calis
 - Crows Mills had a post office and no railroad service
Majorsville   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Calis
 - Majorsville had a post office and no railroad service
Viola   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Calis
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
Durbin (PA)   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Calis
 - Durbin had a post office and no railroad service
Sand Hill   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Calis
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Sand Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Rocklick   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Calis
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Rocklick had a post office and no railroad service
Knoxville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Calis
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Knoxville 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 Calis. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Calis 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.

Calis is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Belmont (OH), Monroe (OH), Greene (PA), Washington (PA), Ohio & Wetzel.

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

Marshall     (The home county for Calis)
      Knoxville   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Cameron   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      McMechen   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Benwood   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Adaline   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Kent   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Bethany   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Windsor Heights   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Beech Bottom   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Dutch Town   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Shank Town   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Wellsburg   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Hooverson Heights   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Follansbee   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Weirton   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      New Cumberland   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Enterprise   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lumberport   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Shinnston   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Mannington   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Barrackville   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Helens Run   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Rivesville   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Worthington   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Garden Village   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Monongah   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fairmont   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Blacksville   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Cassville   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Arnettsville   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Osage   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Granville   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Star City   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Baker Ridge   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Westover   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Morgantown   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Canyon   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Smithtown   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Wheeling   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      West Liberty   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Atwood   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Littleton   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hundred   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bebee   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Barker   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pine Grove   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Martinsville   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Bane   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Smithfield   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Belmont (OH)
      Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Brookside (OH)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Vadis (OH)   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Neffs (OH)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Blaine (OH)   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Barton (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Guernsey (OH)
      Fairview (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Quaker City (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Harrison (OH)
      Harrisville (OH)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Adena (OH)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Blairmont (OH)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      New Athens (OH)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Cadiz (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hopedale (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Narva (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Jewett (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Jefferson (OH)
      Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Highland City (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Rayland (OH)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
      Mount Pleasant (OH)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Dillonvale (OH)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Olszeski Town (OH)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Brilliant (OH)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Smithfield (OH)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Valley Glen (OH)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Clarington (OH)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Beallsville (OH)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wilson (OH)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Jerusalem (OH)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Miltonsburg (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Noble (OH)
      Batesville (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Washington (OH)
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Allegheny (PA)
      Morgan (PA)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Noblestown (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Upper Saint Clair (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bethel Park (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bridgeville (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Library (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Oakdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Heidelberg (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mount Lebanon (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Carnegie (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Castle Shannon (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Jefferson Hills (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fayette (PA)
      Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Luzerne (PA)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Isabella (PA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hiller (PA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Masontown (PA)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Brownsville (PA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Newell (PA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Republic (PA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Dunlap Creek Village (PA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Puritan (PA)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Kenneth (PA)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      New Salem (PA)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greene (PA)
      Swarts (PA)   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Morrisville (PA)   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Clarksville (PA)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Rices Landing (PA)   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Carmichaels (PA)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cumberland Village (PA)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Fairdale (PA)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Stringtown (PA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Nemacolin (PA)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Greensboro (PA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Washington (PA)
      West Alexander (PA)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Coon Island (PA)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Claysville (PA)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Green Hills (PA)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Bentleyville (PA)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      West Middletown (PA)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Independence (PA)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Washington (PA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Wolfdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      East Washington (PA)   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Marianna (PA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Westmoreland (PA)
      North Belle Vernon (PA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Monessen (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Calis:

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 Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegheny County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

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

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 Calis:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Calis.
      See our Misc Page for Calis for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Marshall County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9392, Longitude: -80.5509     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Calis 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 Calis, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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