A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Chloe, West Virginia

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other WV

Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
West Virginia
The Commemorative Quarter for West Virginia

Our Genealogical Helper for Chloe ...

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 Chloe (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 Chloe. 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 Chloe ...

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 13 newspapers that have been published in the area around Chloe.

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

Cemeteries Near Chloe ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Chloe.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WSW Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mollohan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE McCune Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Clark Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hicks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Minnora Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Walnut Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bailey - Siers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Hicks Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Moss Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Lamb Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE King Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cottrill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Matheny Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Boone Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Chenowith - Reip Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Booher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fink Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Orma Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Knotts Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Coen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mollohan / Cooper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Goodrich Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Greathouse Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NNW Bannon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Harold Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sears Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Elmira Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Downey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wayne Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Wayne Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Helmic Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mace Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Murphy Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Earl Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Chewning Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Tariff Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Jarvis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Boggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Arnoldsburg Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hays Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hallburg Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mollohan Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Liberty Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Sand Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Looney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Newton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Laurel Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Sturm Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pt. Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bourn Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Monroe Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hershberger Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Cook Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cherrytree Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Barr Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE McCracken Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Gibson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Husk Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Sycamore Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  W Eplin Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Carper Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hively Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Little Laurel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Eagle Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Coe - Holland Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Kincaid 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.<2>

While we didn't find Chloe in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Chloe.

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

Minnora   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chloe
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Minnora had a post office and no railroad service
Stinson   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chloe
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
Oka   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chloe
 - Oka had a post office and no railroad service
Lydia   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chloe
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
Elmira   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chloe
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Elmira had a post office and no railroad service
Beech   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chloe
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Beech had a post office and no railroad service
Linden   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chloe
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
Arnoldsburg   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chloe
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Arnoldsburg 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 Chloe. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Chloe 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.

Chloe is located in Calhoun County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Calhoun County: Braxton, Clay, Gilmer, Ritchie, Roane & Wirt.

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

Calhoun     (The home county for Chloe)
      Orma   [Map]   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Mudfork   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Arnoldsburg   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Grantsville   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Clem   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Gassaway   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Canfield   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Exchange   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Sutton   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Arnett   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Flatwoods   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Heaters   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Burnsville   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Valley Fork   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Harrison   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Clay   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Hartland   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Cannelton   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Gauley Bridge   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Smithers   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Ansted   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Montgomery   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Glenville   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Sand Fork   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Truebada   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Kentuck   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Odaville   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ripley   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Flatwoods   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Ravenswood   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Clendenin   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Aarons   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Elkview   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Pinch   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Sissonville   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Airport Village   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Coal Fork   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cedar Grove   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Charleston   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Glasgow   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Kanawha City   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Malden   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Pratt   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Camden   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cox Town   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Muddlety   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Tioga   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Summersville   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Beech Glen   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Beaver   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Craigsville   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Odell Town   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Tolbert   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Liberty   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cantwell   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Auburn   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pullman   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cairo   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Harrisville   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ellenboro   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Spencer   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Flint Town   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Reedy   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Cicerone   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Erbacon   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Camden-on-Gauley   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cowen   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Excelsior   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Upperglade   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cleveland   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hacker Valley   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Addison   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Burning Springs   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Peewee   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Elizabeth   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Freeport   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Greencastle   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Slate   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Kanawha   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mineral Acres   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Mineral Wells   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 - 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 Chloe:

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 Calhoun County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Braxton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gilmer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Webster County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wood County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

Search for a Community in West Virginia

About Calhoun County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chloe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6926, Longitude: -81.0865     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chloe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<2>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 Chloe, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation


Tidbits &
Other   WV

Sitemap Privacy
of Use


Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 03 Dec 2018
By John Hall