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Our Genealogy Helper for Glen ...

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 Glen (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 Glen. 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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most 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.

Glen is located in Clay 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 Clay County: Braxton, Calhoun, Kanawha, Nicholas & Roane.

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

  • Clay County     (The home county of Glen)
    • Hartland [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartland
      • Hartland [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartland
    • Procious [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Procious
      • Procious [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Procious
    • Clay [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
      • Clay [Clay County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<2>
    • Valley Fork [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Fork
      • Valley Fork [Clay County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Fork
    • Harrison [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
      • Harrison [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
  • Boone County
    • Joes Creek [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joes Creek
      • Joes Creek [Boone County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joes Creek
    • Bloomingrose [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomingrose
      • Bloomingrose [Boone County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingrose
    • Comfort [Boone County]
    • Eden [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Boone County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Sharlow [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharlow
      • Sharlow [Boone County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharlow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharlow
    • Coopertown [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coopertown
      • Coopertown [Boone County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coopertown
    • Fosterville [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fosterville
      • Fosterville [Boone County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fosterville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fosterville
    • Kirbyton [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirbyton
      • Kirbyton [Boone County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirbyton
    • Racine [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Racine
      • Racine [Boone County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
    • Rumble [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rumble
      • Rumble [Boone County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rumble
    • Seth [Boone County]
    • Ashford [Boone County]
    • Brushton [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brushton
      • Brushton [Boone County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brushton
  • Braxton County
    • Strange Creek [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strange Creek
      • Strange Creek [Braxton County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strange Creek
    • Clem [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clem
      • Clem [Braxton County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clem
    • Frametown [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frametown
      • Frametown [Braxton County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frametown
    • Wilsie [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsie
      • Wilsie [Braxton County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsie
    • Canfield [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canfield
      • Canfield [Braxton County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canfield
    • Gassaway [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassaway
      • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<2>
    • Sutton [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton
      • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<2>
    • Exchange [Braxton County]
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<2>
  • Calhoun County
    • Mudfork [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mudfork
      • Mudfork [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mudfork
    • Stinson [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stinson
      • Stinson [Calhoun County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stinson
    • Walnut [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut
      • Walnut [Calhoun County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
    • Orma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orma
      • Orma [Calhoun County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orma
    • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnoldsburg
      • Arnoldsburg [Calhoun County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnoldsburg
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<2>
  • Fayette County
    • Cannelton [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannelton
      • Cannelton [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannelton
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<2>
    • Montgomery [Fayette County]
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<2>
    • Falls View [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls View
      • Falls View [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls View
    • Ansted [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansted
      • Ansted [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansted have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansted
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ansted<2>
    • Powellton [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powellton
      • Powellton [Fayette County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powellton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powellton
    • Beckwith [Fayette County]
    • McDunn [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McDunn
      • McDunn [Fayette County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDunn
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
    • Kaymoor [Fayette County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kaymoor
      • Kaymoor [Fayette County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen
    • Garten [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garten
      • Garten [Fayette County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garten
    • Oak Hill [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
      • Oak Hill [Fayette County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<2>
  • Gilmer County
    • Shock [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shock
      • Shock [Gilmer County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shock
  • Greenbrier County
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinwood
      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinwood
    • Charmco [Greenbrier County]
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainelle
      • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<2>
  • Jackson County
    • Romance [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romance
      • Romance [Jackson County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romance
    • Kentuck [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentuck
      • Kentuck [Jackson County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentuck
    • Ripley [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<2>
  • Kanawha County
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<2>
    • Falling Rock [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falling Rock
      • Falling Rock [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Rock
    • Youngs Bottom [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngs Bottom
      • Youngs Bottom [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngs Bottom
    • Three Mile [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Mile
      • Three Mile [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Mile
    • Pinch [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinch
      • Pinch [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinch
    • Elkview [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkview
      • Elkview [Kanawha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkview<2>
    • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Grove
      • Cedar Grove [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 907 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove
    • Glasgow [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 833 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<2>
    • Handley [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Handley
      • Handley [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Handley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Handley
    • Pratt [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt
      • Pratt [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pratt have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pratt
    • Coal Fork [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal Fork
      • Coal Fork [Kanawha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal Fork
    • East Bank [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Bank
      • East Bank [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Bank
    • Hollygrove [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollygrove
      • Hollygrove [Kanawha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
      • Hollygrove has also been known as:
      • Hollygrove Station
      • Hudnall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollygrove
  • Lincoln County
  • Nicholas County
    • Dixie [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie
      • Dixie [Nicholas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixie
    • Beech Glen [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beech Glen
      • Beech Glen [Nicholas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Glen
    • Zela [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zela
      • Zela [Nicholas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zela
    • Morrison [Nicholas County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
      • Morrison [Nicholas County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrison have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Muddlety [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddlety
      • Muddlety [Nicholas County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddlety
    • Summersville [Nicholas County]
    • Tioga [Nicholas County]
    • Craigsville [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigsville
      • Craigsville [Nicholas County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the east of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craigsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craigsville<2>
    • Nettie [Nicholas County]
    • Richwood [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
      • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,855 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<2>
  • Putnam County
    • Liberty [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Putnam County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Poca [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poca
      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<2>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
    • Winfield [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
      • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<2>
    • Teays Valley [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teays Valley
      • Teays Valley [Putnam County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teays Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teays Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Teays Valley<2>
    • Eleanor [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eleanor
      • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,587 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<2>
  • Raleigh County
  • Roane County
    • Pigeon [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pigeon
      • Pigeon [Roane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pigeon
    • Roxalana [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxalana
      • Roxalana [Roane County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxalana
    • Cicerone [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicerone
      • Cicerone [Roane County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicerone
    • Spencer [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Roane County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<2>
    • Flint Town [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Town
      • Flint Town [Roane County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Town
    • Reedy [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
      • Reedy [Roane County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 161 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
  • Webster County
    • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden-on-Gauley
      • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden-on-Gauley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden-on-Gauley
    • Cowen [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowen
      • Cowen [Webster County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Glen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowen<2>

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

Newspapers Published in Glen ...

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 8 newspapers that have been published in the area around Glen.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Glen, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Glen.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Glen:

  • 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 West Virginia

Cemeteries Near Glen ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Glen.

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

  • 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.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinkle Cemetery
  • Tanner Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tanner Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tanner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tanner Cemetery
  • Ryder Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ryder Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Ryder Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • The Ryder Cemetery is located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Pinch.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ryder Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #79780<5>
  • Proctor Cemetery
  • Holcomb Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holcomb Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Holcomb Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Holcomb Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Glen.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holcomb Cemetery
  • Pierson Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pierson Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pierson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pierson Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Glen.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pierson Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Samples Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Samples Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Samples Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Samples Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Samples Cemetery
    • Dulls Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dulls Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dulls Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Dulls Creek Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dulls Creek Cemetery
    • Murdock Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Murdock Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Murdock Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Murdock Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murdock Cemetery
    • O Dell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the O Dell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the O Dell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • O Dell Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on O Dell Cemetery
    • Odell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Odell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Odell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Odell Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odell Cemetery
    • Kennedy Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kennedy Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kennedy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kennedy Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy Cemetery
    • Harper Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harper Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harper Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Harper Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harper Cemetery
    • Blakley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blakley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Blakley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Blakley Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakley Cemetery
    • Ida Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ida Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ida Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ida Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Glen.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ida 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>

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

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

  • Apgah [Kanawha County] - Historic
    • While Apgah was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apgah
    • Apgah [Kanawha County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Apgah had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apgah have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Gazil [Kanawha County] - Historic
    • While Gazil was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gazil
    • Gazil [Kanawha County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Glen
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Gazil had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gazil have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Kendalia [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kendalia
    • Kendalia [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Glen
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kendalia had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kendalia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kendalia
  • Lizemores [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lizemores
    • Lizemores [Clay County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Glen
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lizemores had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lizemores have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lizemores
  • Spangler [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spangler
    • Spangler [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Glen
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Spangler had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spangler have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spangler
  • Odell [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odell
    • Odell [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Glen
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Odell had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Odell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odell
  • Continue List ...
    • Procious [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Procious
      • Procious [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Procious had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Procious
    • Pond Gap [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pond Gap
      • Pond Gap [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pond Gap had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pond Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pond Gap
    • Clendenin [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenin
      • Clendenin [Kanawha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 106 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Clendenin had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clendenin<2>
    • Coco [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coco
      • Coco [Kanawha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Glen
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Coco had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coco have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coco
    • Osbornes Mills [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osbornes Mills
      • Osbornes Mills [Roane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Osbornes Mills had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osbornes Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osbornes Mills
    • Dixie [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixie
      • Dixie [Nicholas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dixie had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixie
    • Wellford [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellford
      • Wellford [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Glen
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wellford had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellford
    • Pigeon [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pigeon
      • Pigeon [Roane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Glen
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pigeon had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pigeon
    • Belva [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belva
      • Belva [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Glen
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Belva had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belva have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belva

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Clay County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3943, Longitude: -81.2426       In this case, the coordinates for Glen 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>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 Glen, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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