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Our Genealogical Helper for Ceredo ...

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 Ceredo (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 Ceredo. 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 the area of Ceredo ...

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 92 newspapers that have been published in the area around Ceredo.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Ceredo. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Ceredo and those printed in the larger area surrounding Ceredo.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> of Ceredo.

Cemeteries Near Ceredo ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Ceredo.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSW Crescent Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Spring Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Green Lawn Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  S Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Alley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Runyon Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Maple Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  S Dock Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Highland Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NNE Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Branham Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hensly Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lockwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Harveytown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Freewill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW William Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  W Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Howe Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bates & Crum Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Arthur Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Clarkson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bryants Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Johnston Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Plymale Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cumpston Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Bently Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bowling Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Lockwood - White Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Fields Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Prichard Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Stevens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Lester Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cyrus Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Rawles Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Boulevard Memorial Park   [Map]     
  E Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Maddy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Rose Hill Burial Park   [Map]     
  WNW Winslow Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ice Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Eastham Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Musick Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hazlett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Fannin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Blacks Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hatten Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Thacker Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bloss Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Woodmere Memorial Park   [Map]     
  NNW Zoar Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Langdon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Willis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Newton Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Leatherwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Keys Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Brammer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Dickerson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Melvin Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Fields Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Patton Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW McGlowthen Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Newman Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Riggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Vernon Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Mays Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bethel Memorial Park   [Map]     
  E Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Guyandotte United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Woodland Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bazell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Currington Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mays Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McNight Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McKnight Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Steele Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Newman Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW John Eastham Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Couns Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hamilton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lambert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hogan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Christian Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Shannon Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Hatton Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bean Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Newman Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Alley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Crooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McCormacks Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Union Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Pomaria Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Brammey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Kelly Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Myrtle Ridge Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Obryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hackworth Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Click 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 Ceredo had a population of 923 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2017, Ceredo had a population of 1,352 people.

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

Burlington (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ceredo
 - 1895 population of 382 people
 - Burlington had a post office and no railroad service
North Kenova (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Ceredo
 - North Kenova had railroad service and no post office
Kenova   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ceredo
 - Kenova had a post office and railroad service
South Point (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ceredo
 - 1895 population of 248 people (with 3,874 people in 2017)
 - South Point had a post office and no railroad service
Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ceredo
 - 1895 population of 1,374 people (with 1,778 people in 2017)
 - Catlettsburg had a post office and railroad service
Sybene (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ceredo
 - Sybene had a post office and no railroad service
Savage Branch (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ceredo
 - Savage Branch had railroad service and no post office
Howell (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ceredo
 - Howell had a post office and no railroad service
Cliffside (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ceredo
 - Cliffside had railroad service and no post office
Normal (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ceredo
 - Normal had a post office and railroad service
Sheridan (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ceredo
 - Sheridan had railroad service and no post office

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Ceredo. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Ceredo 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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the south 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.

Ceredo is located in Wayne County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wayne County: Boyd (KY), Lawrence (KY), Martin (KY), Lawrence (OH), Cabell, Lincoln & Mingo.

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

Wayne     (The home county for Ceredo)
      Kenova   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      Buffalo Creek   [Map]   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Mineral Springs   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Fort Gay   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Cove Gap   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wilsondale   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Layville   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Dodson Junction   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Morrisvale   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Huntington   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Crown City   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Milton   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Culloden   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Tornado   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Nitro   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Saint Albans   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Harts   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Sod   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Banco   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Upland   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Henderson   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Arbuckle   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Point Pleasant   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Leon   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Greyeagle   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Kermit   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hurricane   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Teays Village   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Buffalo   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Indian Village   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Scott Village   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Poca   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Boyd (KY)
      Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Ashland (KY)   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Fairview (KY)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Millseat (KY)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Westwood (KY)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Durbin (KY)   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Big Sandy (KY)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Rush (KY)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Carter (KY)
      Denton (KY)   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Jeriel (KY)   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Mount Savage (KY)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Grayson (KY)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Hitchins (KY)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Willard (KY)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Grahn (KY)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Boone Furnace (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Carter (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Olive Hill (KY)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Smiths Creek (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Smoky Valley (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Elliott (KY)
      Newfoundland (KY)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Isonville (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bell City (KY)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sandy Hook (KY)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Greenup (KY)
      Bellefonte (KY)   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Russell (KY)   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Raceland (KY)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Worthington (KY)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Argillite (KY)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Wurtland (KY)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Hopewell (KY)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Greenup (KY)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Lloyd (KY)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      South Shore (KY)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      South Portsmouth (KY)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Johnson (KY)
      Lowmansville (KY)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Keaton (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Whitehouse (KY)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Flatgap (KY)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Nippa (KY)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Sitka (KY)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Tutor Key (KY)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Wittensville (KY)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Williamsport (KY)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lawrence (KY)
      Buchanan (KY)   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bolton (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Estep (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Zelda (KY) - Historic   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Catalpa (KY) - Historic   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Goldie (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Fallsburg (KY)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Stringtown (KY)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Lizzie (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Glenwood (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Keturah (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Vessie (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Cadmus (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Lewis (KY)
      Firebrick (KY)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Quincy (KY)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Garrison (KY)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Emerson (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Camp Dix (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Martin (KY)
      Hode (KY)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Inez (KY)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Tomahawk (KY)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Beauty (KY)   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Debord (KY)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Warfield (KY)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Lovely (KY)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Morgan (KY)
      Crockett (KY)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gallia (OH)
      Crown City (OH)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Bladen (OH)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Rio Grande (OH)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Centerville (OH)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Mills Village (OH)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Westbrook Village (OH)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Jackson (OH)
      Blackfork Junction (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Oak Hill (OH)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Lawrence (OH)
      Burlington (OH)   [Map]   NE   Less than 2 miles
      South Point (OH)   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   E   5 miles [8 km]
      Coal Grove (OH)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Andis (OH)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Ironton (OH)   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Hanging Rock (OH)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Athalia (OH)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Vernon (OH)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Scioto (OH)
      Franklin Furnace (OH)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Garden City (OH)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wheelersburg (OH)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Sciotodale (OH)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Slocum (OH)   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      South Webster (OH)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      New Boston (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Harrison Mills (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Portsmouth (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Shannoah Town (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Rosemount (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      West Portsmouth (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Purdy Corners (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]

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

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 helpful 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 Ceredo:

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 Wayne 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    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln 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    
Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elliott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenup County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scioto 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 Wayne County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wayne 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 Ceredo ...

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

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 Ceredo:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, Railroad Station, Express Office  
We have found Ceredo in these Censuses: 2010-1990
      See our Census Page for Ceredo for more information.
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Ceredo.
      See our Misc Page for Ceredo for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in West Virginia

About Wayne County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ceredo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ceredo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ceredo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3965, Longitude: -82.5587     [Map].

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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 Ceredo, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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