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Our Genealogical Helper for Chelsea ...

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 Chelsea (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 Chelsea. 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 Chelsea ...

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 Chelsea.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Chelsea, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Chelsea.

Cemeteries Near Chelsea ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Chelsea.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NNW New Cumberland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Island Creek Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Island Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Flats Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Union Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  WNW Sugar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sugar Grove Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Knoxville Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSE St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Nessly Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New Somerset Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Shelley Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Center Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Three Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Chapel Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Tomlinson Run United Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New Somerset Christian Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Osage Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Mt. Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mill Creek Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Locust Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hammondsville Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Coulter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Holy Resurrection Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bnai Israel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW St. Elizabeth Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Spring Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Chestnut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Grandview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cuppy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mill Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McClelland Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Richmond Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Richmond United Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Two Ridges Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Ft. Steuben Burial Estates   [Map]     
  SW Wintersville United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Highland Hills Memorial Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Hanover Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Spring Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bnai Jacob Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Irondale Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Morning View Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Zion Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Old Union Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Richmond Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Scotch Settlement Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Carne Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cross Creek Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hookstown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Russell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Seever 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 Chelsea in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Chelsea.

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

Zalia   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Chelsea
 - Zalia had railroad service and no post office
Empire (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 284 people in 2017)
 - Empire had a post office and railroad service
Markle (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chelsea
 - Markle had a post office and no railroad service
Toronto (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 1,822 people (with 4,814 people in 2017)
 - Toronto had a post office and railroad service
New Cumberland   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 2,305 people (with 1,050 people in 2017)
 - New Cumberland had a post office and no railroad service
Island Creek (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Island Creek had a post office and no railroad service
Moscow   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
Port Homer (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Port Homer had a post office and railroad service
Knoxville (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Chelsea
 - 1895 population of 129 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
Comettsburg (PA)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Chelsea
 - Comettsburg 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 Chelsea. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Chelsea 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 and 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.

Chelsea is located in Hancock County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hancock County: Columbiana (OH), Jefferson (OH), Beaver (PA), Washington (PA) & Brooke.

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

Hancock     (The home county for Chelsea)
      New Cumberland   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Fairhaven   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Weirton   [Map]   S   5 miles [8 km]
      Chester   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Newell   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Lawrenceville   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Follansbee   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hooverson Heights   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Shank Town   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Wellsburg   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Dutch Town   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Beech Bottom   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Bethany   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Windsor Heights   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Benwood   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      McMechen   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      West Liberty   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Wheeling   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Belmont (OH)
      Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Barton (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Blainesville (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Brookside (OH)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Blaine (OH)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Neffs (OH)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Flushing (OH)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Holloway (OH)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Carroll (OH)
      Carrollton (OH)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Minerva (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Dellroy (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Valleyview (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Leesville (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Malvern (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Sherrodsville (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Atwood Village (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Magnolia (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Columbiana (OH)
      Wellsville (OH)   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      East Liverpool (OH)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      La Croft (OH)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Calcutta (OH)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Glenmoor (OH)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Salineville (OH)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      West Point (OH)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Summitville (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Rogers (OH)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Lisbon (OH)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Coleman (OH)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      East Palestine (OH)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Harrison (OH)
      Hopedale (OH)   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Narva (OH)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Jewett (OH)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Adena (OH)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Blairmont (OH)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Cadiz (OH)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Harrisville (OH)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Scio (OH)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Athens (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bowerston (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Deersville (OH)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Feed Springs (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Jefferson (OH)
      Empire (OH)   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
      Stratton (OH)   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Toronto (OH)   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Sugar Grove (OH)   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Cream City (OH)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Irondale (OH)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Richmond (OH)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Wintersville (OH)   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Valley Glen (OH)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mahoning (OH)
      North Lima (OH)   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      New Middletown (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Damascus (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Westville (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Poland (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Beloit (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Boardman (OH)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sebring (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Canfield (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lowellville (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Struthers (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Maple Ridge (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Stark (OH)
      Waynesburg (OH)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tuscarawas (OH)
      Dennison (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Roswell (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Uhrichsville (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Barnhill (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Midvale (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mineral City (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Three Legs Town (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Allegheny (PA)
      Edgeworth (PA)   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Leetsdale (PA)   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Coraopolis (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Borough of Glen Osborne (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Noblestown (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Oakdale (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Osborne (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Sewickley (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Bell Acres (PA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Haysville (PA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Sewickley Heights (PA)   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Glenfield (PA)   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Beaver (PA)
      Frankfort Springs (PA)   [Map]   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Harshaville (PA)   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hookstown (PA)   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Georgetown (PA)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Glasgow (PA)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Midland (PA)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Shippingport (PA)   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Esther (PA) - Historic   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Industry (PA)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Ohioville (PA)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Gringo (PA)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Dawson (PA)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Butler (PA)
      Fernway (PA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Fox Run (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Seven Fields (PA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Zelienople (PA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Harmony (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Callery (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mars (PA)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Evans City (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Valencia (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Connoquenessing (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Portersville (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Nixon (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lawrence (PA)
      Enon Valley (PA)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      New Beaver (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      S N P J (PA)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ellwood City (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wampum (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ellport (PA)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Bessemer (PA)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mount Jackson (PA)   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Energy (PA)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hillsville (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Oakland (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      South New Castle (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Washington (PA)
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Independence (PA)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Burgettstown (PA)   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Midway (PA)   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      MacDonald (PA)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      McDonald (PA)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      West Middletown (PA)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Cokeburg (PA)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Canonsburg (PA)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Houston (PA)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wolfdale (PA)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Claysville (PA)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 - 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 Chelsea:

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 Hancock County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbiana 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    
Mahoning County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stark County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscarawas County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegheny County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Beaver County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington 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 Hancock County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Hancock 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 ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Hancock County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chelsea. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4901, Longitude: -80.5990     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chelsea 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 Chelsea, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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