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Our Genealogy Helper for Gilbert Creek ...

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 Gilbert Creek (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 Gilbert Creek. 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.

Name Variations for Gilbert Creek ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Gilbert Creek: Gilbert Crk. (or less commonly used: Gilbert Ck. or Gilbert Cr.)

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Gilbert Creek is located in Mingo 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 Mingo County: Martin (KY), Pike (KY), Buchanan (VA), Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne & Wyoming.

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

  • Mingo County     (The home county of Gilbert Creek)
    • Baisden [Mingo County]
    • Gilbert [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
      • Gilbert [Mingo County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<2>
    • Wharncliffe [Mingo County]
    • Pie [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pie
      • Pie [Mingo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pie
    • Musick [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Musick
      • Musick [Mingo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Musick
    • Matewan [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matewan
      • Matewan [Mingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 424 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matewan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matewan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matewan<2>
    • Red Jacket [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Jacket
      • Red Jacket [Mingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Jacket have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Jacket
    • Blackberry City [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackberry City
      • Blackberry City [Mingo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackberry City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackberry City
    • Sprigg [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sprigg
      • Sprigg [Mingo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sprigg
    • Delbarton [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delbarton
      • Delbarton [Mingo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delbarton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delbarton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delbarton<2>
    • Myrtle [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Mingo County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
    • Williamson [Mingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
      • Williamson [Mingo County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,676 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<2>
  • Boone County
    • Rocklick [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocklick
      • Rocklick [Boone County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocklick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocklick
    • Stark [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stark
      • Stark [Boone County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stark have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stark
    • Bald Knob [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bald Knob
      • Bald Knob [Boone County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bald Knob
    • Barrett [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrett
      • Barrett [Boone County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrett
    • Greenwood [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Boone County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Clothier [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clothier
      • Clothier [Boone County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clothier
    • Pondco [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pondco
      • Pondco [Boone County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pondco have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pondco
    • Hewett [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hewett
      • Hewett [Boone County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hewett
    • Ottawa [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ottawa
      • Ottawa [Boone County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottawa
    • Bim [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bim
      • Bim [Boone County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bim
    • Bob White [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bob White
      • Bob White [Boone County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bob White
    • Cazy [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cazy
      • Cazy [Boone County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cazy
  • Lincoln County
    • Harts [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harts
      • Harts [Lincoln County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harts have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harts<2>
  • Logan County
    • Wylo [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wylo
      • Wylo [Logan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wylo
    • Mallory [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mallory
      • Mallory [Logan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mallory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mallory
    • Man [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Man
      • Man [Logan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 630 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Man have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Man
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Man<2>
    • Mineral City [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral City
      • Mineral City [Logan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral City
    • Stirrat [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stirrat
      • Stirrat [Logan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stirrat
    • Accoville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Accoville
      • Accoville [Logan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Accoville
    • Omar [Logan County]
    • Switzer [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Switzer
      • Switzer [Logan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Switzer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Switzer
    • Wilkinson [Logan County]
    • Whitman [Logan County]
    • Logan [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
      • Logan [Logan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,470 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<2>
    • Holden [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holden
      • Holden [Logan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
  • McDowell County
    • Wyoming City [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyoming City
      • Wyoming City [McDowell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyoming City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyoming City
    • Iaeger [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iaeger
      • Iaeger [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iaeger have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iaeger
    • Union City [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Wilmore [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmore
      • Wilmore [McDowell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmore
    • Big Sandy [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sandy
      • Big Sandy [McDowell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sandy
    • Davy [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davy
      • Davy [McDowell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davy
    • Bradshaw [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradshaw
      • Bradshaw [McDowell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradshaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradshaw<2>
    • Welch [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welch
      • Welch [McDowell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Welch<2>
    • Yukon [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yukon
      • Yukon [McDowell County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yukon
    • War [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for War
      • War [McDowell County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for War have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War
    • Gary [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gary
      • Gary [McDowell County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gary have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gary
    • Kimball [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimball
      • Kimball [McDowell County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimball have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimball
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kimball<2>
  • Mercer County
    • Bramwell [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bramwell
      • Bramwell [Mercer County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bramwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bramwell<2>
    • Matoaka [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matoaka
      • Matoaka [Mercer County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matoaka have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matoaka
  • Raleigh County
    • Naoma [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naoma
      • Naoma [Raleigh County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Naoma
    • Montcoal [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montcoal
      • Montcoal [Raleigh County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montcoal
    • Stickney [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stickney
      • Stickney [Raleigh County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stickney
    • Arnett [Raleigh County]
    • Rhodell [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhodell
      • Rhodell [Raleigh County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhodell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhodell
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<2>
    • Harper [Raleigh County]
    • Crab Orchard [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crab Orchard
      • Crab Orchard [Raleigh County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crab Orchard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crab Orchard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crab Orchard<2>
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
    • MacArthur [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for MacArthur
      • MacArthur [Raleigh County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for MacArthur have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on MacArthur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for MacArthur<2>
  • Wyoming County
    • Cub City [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cub City
      • Cub City [Wyoming County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cub City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cub City
    • Uno [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uno
      • Uno [Wyoming County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uno
    • Baileysville [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baileysville
      • Baileysville [Wyoming County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baileysville
    • Clear Fork [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clear Fork
      • Clear Fork [Wyoming County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Fork
    • Stoneville [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
      • Stoneville [Wyoming County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
    • Wyoming [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyoming
      • Wyoming [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyoming
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<2>
    • Mullensville [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mullensville
      • Mullensville [Wyoming County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullensville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullensville
    • Pineville [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Wyoming County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<2>
    • Kopperston [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kopperston
      • Kopperston [Wyoming County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kopperston
    • Mullens [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mullens
      • Mullens [Wyoming County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullens<2>
    • Bud [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bud
      • Bud [Wyoming County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bud
  • Floyd County (KY)
    • Betsy Layne [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Betsy Layne
      • Betsy Layne [Floyd County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Betsy Layne have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Betsy Layne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Betsy Layne<2>
    • Stanville [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanville
      • Stanville [Floyd County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanville<2>
  • Martin County (KY)
    • Warfield [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warfield
      • Warfield [Martin County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warfield<2>
    • Debord [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Debord
      • Debord [Martin County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Debord have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Debord
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    • Inez [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inez
      • Inez [Martin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inez have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inez
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inez<2>
  • Pike County (KY)
    • Majestic [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Majestic
      • Majestic [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Majestic have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Majestic
    • Stopover [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stopover
      • Stopover [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stopover have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stopover
    • Freeburn [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeburn
      • Freeburn [Pike County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeburn
    • Phelps [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelps
      • Phelps [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelps
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phelps<2>
    • McCarr [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCarr
      • McCarr [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCarr have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCarr
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCarr<2>
    • Ransom [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ransom
      • Ransom [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ransom have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ransom
    • Calloway Branch [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calloway Branch
      • Calloway Branch [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calloway Branch
    • Hardy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardy
      • Hardy [Pike County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardy
    • McVeigh [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McVeigh
      • McVeigh [Pike County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McVeigh have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McVeigh
    • Belfry [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belfry
      • Belfry [Pike County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belfry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belfry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belfry<2>
    • Huddy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huddy
      • Huddy [Pike County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huddy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huddy
    • McAndrews [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAndrews
      • McAndrews [Pike County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McAndrews have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAndrews
  • Buchanan County (VA)
    • Kelsa [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelsa
      • Kelsa [Buchanan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelsa
    • Grundy [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grundy
      • Grundy [Buchanan County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 899 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grundy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grundy<2>
    • Bearwallow [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearwallow
      • Bearwallow [Buchanan County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bearwallow
    • Royal City [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal City
      • Royal City [Buchanan County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal City
    • Janey [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janey
      • Janey [Buchanan County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janey
    • Mavisdale [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mavisdale
      • Mavisdale [Buchanan County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mavisdale
    • Vansant [Buchanan County]
    • Leemaster [Buchanan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leemaster
      • Leemaster [Buchanan County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leemaster
  • Dickenson County (VA)
    • Haysi [Dickenson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haysi
      • Haysi [Dickenson County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 465 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haysi have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haysi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haysi<2>
    • Clinchco [Dickenson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinchco
      • Clinchco [Dickenson County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 294 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinchco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinchco<2>
  • Russell County (VA)
    • Honaker [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honaker
      • Honaker [Russell County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,318 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honaker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honaker<2>
  • Tazewell County (VA)
    • Richlands [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
      • Richlands [Tazewell County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,234 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richlands<2>
    • Cedar Bluff [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Tazewell County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff<2>
    • Pounding Mill [Tazewell County]
    • Pocahontas [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
      • Pocahontas [Tazewell County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas
    • Tazewell [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tazewell
      • Tazewell [Tazewell County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tazewell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tazewell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tazewell<2>
    • Bluefield [Tazewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluefield
      • Bluefield [Tazewell County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,837 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluefield<2>

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

Newspapers Published in Gilbert Creek ...

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 1 newspapers that have been published in the area around Gilbert Creek.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Gilbert Creek, there are papers which were published within 9 miles [14.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Gilbert Creek.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Gilbert Creek:

  • 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 Kentucky
    • Stories from Virginia
    • Stories from West Virginia

Cemeteries Near Gilbert Creek ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Gilbert Creek.

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

  • Ritchie & Cline Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ritchie & Cline Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ritchie & Cline Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ritchie & Cline Cemetery
  • Rex Cline Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rex Cline Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rex Cline Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rex Cline Cemetery
  • Oak Log Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Log Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Log Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Log Cemetery
  • Chapman Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chapman Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chapman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapman Cemetery
  • Mounts Cemetery
  • Davis Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Davis Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Davis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Star Hollow Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Star Hollow Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Star Hollow Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Hollow Cemetery
    • Beechfork Cemetery
    • Hatfield Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hatfield Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hatfield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatfield Cemetery
    • Cline Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cline Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cline Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cline Cemetery
    • Buchanan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buchanan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Buchanan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan Cemetery
    • Smith Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Smith Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Smith Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Cemetery
    • Morgan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morgan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morgan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan Cemetery
    • Morgan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morgan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morgan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan Cemetery
    • Ellis Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ellis Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ellis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellis 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.<5>

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

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

  • North Spring [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Spring
    • North Spring [Wyoming County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 129 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, North Spring had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Spring
  • Hanover [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
    • Hanover [Wyoming County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanover have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
  • Lincoln [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
    • Lincoln [Wyoming County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lincoln had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
  • Christian [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christian
    • Christian [Logan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 28 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Christian had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christian have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christian
  • Iaeger [McDowell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iaeger
    • Iaeger [McDowell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Gilbert Creek
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 51 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 242 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Iaeger had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iaeger have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iaeger
  • Sun Hill [Wyoming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Hill
    • Sun Hill [Wyoming County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sun Hill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Hill
  • Continue List ...
    • Baileysville [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baileysville
      • Baileysville [Wyoming County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Gilbert Creek
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Baileysville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baileysville
    • Man [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Man
      • Man [Logan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 630 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Man had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Man have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Man
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Man<2>
    • Oilville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oilville
      • Oilville [Logan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Gilbert Creek
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oilville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oilville
    • Phelps [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelps
      • Phelps [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Phelps had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelps
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phelps<2>
    • Jamboree [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamboree
      • Jamboree [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Gilbert Creek
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 154 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Jamboree had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamboree have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamboree
    • Paw Paw [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paw Paw
      • Paw Paw [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Gilbert Creek
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 200 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Paw Paw had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paw Paw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paw Paw
    • Bradshaw [McDowell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradshaw
      • Bradshaw [McDowell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Gilbert Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 271 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bradshaw had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradshaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradshaw<2>
    • Oceana [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceana
      • Oceana [Wyoming County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Gilbert Creek
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 275 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,204 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Oceana had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceana have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oceana<2>
    • Coleman [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coleman
      • Coleman [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Gilbert Creek
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Coleman had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coleman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleman

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Gilbert Creek. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gilbert Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gilbert Creek. 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- Gilbert Creek) 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 Gilbert Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gilbert Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilbert Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5759, Longitude: -81.8948       In this case, the coordinates for Gilbert Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Gilbert Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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