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Our Genealogy Helper for Circleville ...

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 Circleville (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 an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Circleville. 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.

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.

Circleville is located in Pendleton County.

To see how the shape of West Virginia's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Pendleton County: Augusta (VA), Highland (VA), Rockingham (VA), Grant, Hardy, Pocahontas & Randolph.

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

  • Pendleton County     (The home county of Circleville)
    • Dry Run [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Run
      • Dry Run [Pendleton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Circleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Run
    • Franklin [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Pendleton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 642 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<3>
    • Harper [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harper
      • Harper [Pendleton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harper
    • Onego [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onego
      • Onego [Pendleton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onego
    • Brandywine [Pendleton County]
    • Propstburg [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Propstburg
      • Propstburg [Pendleton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Propstburg
    • Sugar Grove [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Grove
      • Sugar Grove [Pendleton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Grove
    • Brushy Run [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brushy Run
      • Brushy Run [Pendleton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brushy Run
  • Barbour County
    • Junior [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junior
      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
    • Belington [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belington
      • Belington [Barbour County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<3>
    • Valley Bend [Barbour County]
  • Grant County
    • Dorcas [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dorcas
      • Dorcas [Grant County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorcas
    • Petersburg [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
      • Petersburg [Grant County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<3>
  • Hardy County
    • Lost City [Hardy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost City
      • Lost City [Hardy County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Circleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lost City<3>
    • Moorefield [Hardy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorefield
      • Moorefield [Hardy County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,418 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moorefield<3>
  • Pocahontas County
    • Thornwood [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornwood
      • Thornwood [Pocahontas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thornwood
    • Frank [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frank
      • Frank [Pocahontas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frank
    • Durbin [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durbin
      • Durbin [Pocahontas County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 294 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durbin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durbin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durbin<3>
    • Green Bank [Pocahontas County]
    • Cass [Pocahontas County]
    • Slaty Fork [Pocahontas County]
  • Randolph County
    • Whitmer [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitmer
      • Whitmer [Randolph County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitmer
    • Wymer [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wymer
      • Wymer [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wymer
    • Harman [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harman
      • Harman [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 139 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harman<3>
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<3>
    • Canfield [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canfield
      • Canfield [Randolph County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canfield
    • Elkins [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
      • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,990 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<3>
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huttonsville
      • Huttonsville [Randolph County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huttonsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huttonsville<3>
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
      • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 691 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
    • Gilman [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilman
      • Gilman [Randolph County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilman
    • Leadsville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leadsville
      • Leadsville [Randolph County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leadsville
    • Elkwater [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkwater
      • Elkwater [Randolph County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkwater
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
  • Tucker County
    • Gladwin [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladwin
      • Gladwin [Tucker County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladwin
    • Canaan Valley [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canaan Valley
      • Canaan Valley [Tucker County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Canaan Valley. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canaan Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canaan Valley<3>
    • Hendricks [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendricks
      • Hendricks [Tucker County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendricks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendricks
    • Hambleton [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hambleton
      • Hambleton [Tucker County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hambleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hambleton
    • Davis [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis
      • Davis [Tucker County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<3>
    • Parsons [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parsons
      • Parsons [Tucker County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,391 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parsons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parsons<3>
    • Thomas [Tucker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas
      • Thomas [Tucker County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomas<3>
  • Augusta County (VA)
    • Stokesville [Augusta County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stokesville
      • Stokesville [Augusta County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stokesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mount Solon [Augusta County]
    • Craigsville [Augusta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigsville
      • Craigsville [Augusta County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craigsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craigsville<3>
    • Weyers Cave [Augusta County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weyers Cave
      • Weyers Cave [Augusta County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weyers Cave have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weyers Cave
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weyers Cave<3>
  • Harrisonburg City (VA)
    • Harrisonburg [Harrisonburg City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisonburg
      • Harrisonburg [Harrisonburg City] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 53,016 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisonburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisonburg<3>
  • Highland County (VA)
    • Possum Trot [Highland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possum Trot
      • Possum Trot [Highland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possum Trot
    • Monterey [Highland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
      • Monterey [Highland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey<3>
    • McDowell [Highland County]
  • Rockingham County (VA)
    • Briery Branch [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briery Branch
      • Briery Branch [Rockingham County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briery Branch
    • Ottobine [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottobine
      • Ottobine [Rockingham County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottobine
    • Spring Creek [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Creek
      • Spring Creek [Rockingham County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Creek
    • Bridgewater [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgewater
      • Bridgewater [Rockingham County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,145 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgewater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgewater<3>
    • Dayton [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
      • Dayton [Rockingham County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,637 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<3>
    • Mount Crawford [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Crawford
      • Mount Crawford [Rockingham County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Crawford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Crawford<3>
    • Broadway [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broadway
      • Broadway [Rockingham County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,978 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<3>
    • Timberville [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timberville
      • Timberville [Rockingham County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timberville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timberville<3>
  • Shenandoah County (VA)

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

Newspapers Published in Circleville ...

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 21 newspapers that have been published in the area around Circleville.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Circleville, there are papers which were published within 26 miles [41.8 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Circleville.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Circleville:

  • 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.
    • Stories from Virginia
    • Stories from West Virginia

Cemeteries Near Circleville ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Circleville.

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

  • Burns Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Burns Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Burns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burns Cemetery
  • Simmons Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Simmons Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Simmons Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simmons Cemetery
  • North Fork Memorial Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the North Fork Memorial Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the North Fork Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • North Fork Memorial Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Circleville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Fork Memorial Cemetery
  • Laurel Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Laurel Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Laurel Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Laurel Hill Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Circleville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Hill Cemetery
  • Blue Grass Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blue Grass Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Blue Grass Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Blue Grass Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Circleville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Grass Cemetery
  • Totten Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Totten Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Totten Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Totten Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Circleville.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Totten Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Keister Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Keister Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Keister Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • The Keister Cemetery is located outside and to the southwest of Brandywine.To be more accurate, Keister Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Circleville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keister Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2607660<5>
    • Pine Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pine Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pine Hill Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Circleville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Hill Cemetery
    • Hinkle Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hinkle Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hinkle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hinkle Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Circleville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinkle Cemetery
    • Fairview Bethel Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Bethel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Bethel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fairview Bethel Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Circleville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Bethel Cemetery
    • White Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the White Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the White Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • White Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Cemetery
    • Dice Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dice Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dice Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Dice Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Circleville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dice Cemetery
    • Hevener Cemetery
    • Yeager Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Yeager Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Yeager Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Yeager Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Circleville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeager Cemetery
    • Hauchen Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hauchen Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hauchen Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hauchen Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Circleville.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hauchen Cemetery

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.<6>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Circleville had a population of 82 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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

  • Circleville [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Circleville
    • Circleville [Pendleton County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Circleville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 82 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Circleville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Circleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Circleville<3>
  • Dry Run [Pendleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Run
    • Dry Run [Pendleton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Circleville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dry Run had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Franklin [Pendleton County]
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    • Franklin [Pendleton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 325 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 642 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Franklin had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Osceola [Randolph County]
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    • Osceola [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Circleville
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Osceola had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osceola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ruddle [Pendleton County]
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    • Ruddle [Pendleton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Ruddle had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruddle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Macksville [Pendleton County]
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    • Macksville [Pendleton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Circleville
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 22 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Macksville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List ...
    • New Hampden [Highland County]
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      • New Hampden [Highland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Circleville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 82 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, New Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hampden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Job [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Job
      • Job [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Circleville
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Job had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Job have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brandywine [Pendleton County]
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      • Brandywine [Pendleton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Brandywine had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Upper Tract [Pendleton County]
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      • Upper Tract [Pendleton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Circleville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 28 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Upper Tract had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Tract have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sugar Grove [Pendleton County]
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      • Sugar Grove [Pendleton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Circleville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 43 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sugar Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Grove
    • Deer Run [Pendleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Run
      • Deer Run [Pendleton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 176 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Deer Run had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oak Flat [Pendleton County]
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      • Oak Flat [Pendleton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Circleville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Oak Flat had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Glady [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glady
      • Glady [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Circleville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Glady had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glady<3>
    • Doe Hill [Highland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doe Hill
      • Doe Hill [Highland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Circleville
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 81 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Doe Hill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doe Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Circleville. See our List of 1890's Communities around Circleville.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Circleville ...

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

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Circleville:
Services available in 1895: no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Circleville. See our Misc Page for Circleville for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Pendleton County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Circleville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

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- Circleville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Circleville. 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 CirclevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Circleville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6715, Longitude: -79.4923    
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>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: findagrave.com.
<6>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 Circleville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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