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The location of Blue Knob Cemetery









Local Newspapers for the Blue Knob Cemetery ...

Below are the newspapers that have been published in the vicinity of the Blue Knob Cemetery.

Our newspaper information for the Blue Knob Cemetery is based on data supplied by the Chronicling America website. For more information, please see our description of the Chronicling America website.

Hint: When we started searching newspapers, we only looked for obituaries. Eventually we realized that our search was too narrow and there was much that we were missing. Now we include things like around-the-town and gossip columns, birth and death announcements. We have some family members who owned businesses and now we search for articles and advertistments for those businesses. Some family members could have been better behaved and a search of police blotters contained some surprises.


The following newspapers were published within 23 miles [37 km]<1> of the Blue Knob Cemetery. These papers have been grouped by the community in which they were published, with the communities listed in order of their distance from the Blue Knob Cemetery.

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  • Clay - 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east
  • Clendenin - 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west
  • Summersville - 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast
  • Gauley Bridge - 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south
  • Montgomery - 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest
  • Gassaway - 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast

Published In Clay   [Clay County]     [Map]  

Clay is located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east of the Blue Knob Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Clay. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

Clay County Free Press

- Published 1905 to the present

The Clay Messenger

- Published 1883 to 1983

The Elk Examiner

- Published 1983 to 1984

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Clay.

Published In Clendenin   [Kanawha County]     [Map]  

Clendenin is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west of the Blue Knob Cemetery

The following paper was published in Clendenin. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

West Virginia Herald

- Published 1907 to 1983

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Clendenin.

Published In Summersville   [Nicholas County]     [Map]  

Summersville is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of the Blue Knob Cemetery

The following paper was published in Summersville. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Nicholas County Local

- Published 1876 to 187?

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Summersville.

Published In Gauley Bridge   [Fayette County]     [Map]  

Gauley Bridge is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of the Blue Knob Cemetery

The following paper was published in Gauley Bridge. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Knapsack

- Published in 1863

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Gauley Bridge.

Published In Montgomery   [Fayette County]     [Map]  

Montgomery is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of the Blue Knob Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Montgomery. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Miner's Herald

- Published 1913 to 1914

The Montgomery Herald

- Published 1940 to the present

The Montgomery News

- Published 1898 to 1946

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Montgomery.

Published In Gassaway   [Braxton County]     [Map]  

Gassaway is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of the Blue Knob Cemetery

Below are the titles of papers published in Gassaway. Click on the paper name for Holding information.

The Gassaway Era

- Published 1906 to 1916

The Gassaway Review

- Published in 1917

The Gassaway Times

- Published 1909 to 1916

The News Record

- Published 1943 to 1945

See our detailed list of Newspapers Published in Gassaway.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Blue Knob Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4704, Longitude: -81.1332     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Blue Knob Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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