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Our Genealogy Helper for Hacker Valley ...

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 Hacker Valley (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 Hacker Valley. 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 Hacker Valley ...

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 Hacker Valley: Hacker Vly. (or less commonly used: Hacker Vally. or Hacker Vlly.)

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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Hacker Valley is located in Webster 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 Webster County: Braxton, Greenbrier, Lewis, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Randolph & Upshur.

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

  • Webster County     (The home county of Hacker Valley)
    • Cleveland [Webster County]
    • Big Run [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Run
      • Big Run [Webster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Run
    • Addison [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addison
      • Addison [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 663 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
    • Excelsior [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior
      • Excelsior [Webster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior
    • Erbacon [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erbacon
      • Erbacon [Webster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erbacon
    • Upperglade [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upperglade
      • Upperglade [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upperglade
    • Cowen [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowen
      • Cowen [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowen<2>
    • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden-on-Gauley
      • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
      • 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
  • Barbour County
    • Junior [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junior
      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
    • Belington [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belington
      • Belington [Barbour County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<2>
    • Valley Bend [Barbour County]
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philippi
      • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<2>
  • Braxton County
    • Napier [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napier
      • Napier [Braxton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napier
    • Heaters [Braxton County]
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Hacker Valley
      • 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>
    • Rollyson [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rollyson
      • Rollyson [Braxton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rollyson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rollyson
    • Sutton [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton
      • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the west of Hacker Valley
      • 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>
    • Little Birch [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Birch
      • Little Birch [Braxton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Birch
    • Burnsville [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<2>
    • Canfield [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canfield
      • Canfield [Braxton County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canfield
    • Exchange [Braxton County]
    • Arnett [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnett
      • Arnett [Braxton County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnett
    • Gassaway [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassaway
      • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<2>
    • Chapel [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel
      • Chapel [Braxton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel
  • Clay County
    • Clay [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
      • Clay [Clay County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<2>
  • Gilmer County
    • Cedarville [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarville
      • Cedarville [Gilmer County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarville
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Fork
      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Truebada [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Truebada
      • Truebada [Gilmer County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Truebada
    • Glenville [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
      • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,434 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<2>
  • Harrison County
    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek
    • West Milford [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
      • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milford
  • Lewis County
    • Garton Village [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garton Village
      • Garton Village [Lewis County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garton Village
    • Cox Town [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cox Town
      • Cox Town [Lewis County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cox Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cox Town
    • Weston [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
      • Weston [Lewis County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<2>
    • Smith Village [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Village
      • Smith Village [Lewis County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Village
    • Camden [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
      • Camden [Lewis County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jane Lew [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jane Lew
      • Jane Lew [Lewis County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 386 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jane Lew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jane Lew<2>
    • Valley Chapel [Lewis County]
  • Nicholas County
    • Tioga [Nicholas County]
    • Craigsville [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigsville
      • Craigsville [Nicholas County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
      • 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>
    • Beaver [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver
      • Beaver [Nicholas County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver
    • Richwood [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
      • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Hacker Valley
      • 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>
    • Muddlety [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddlety
      • Muddlety [Nicholas County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddlety
    • Nettie [Nicholas County]
    • Summersville [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
      • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<2>
  • Pocahontas County
    • Slaty Fork [Pocahontas County]
    • Durbin [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durbin
      • Durbin [Pocahontas County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 294 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durbin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durbin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durbin<2>
    • Cass [Pocahontas County]
    • Edray [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edray
      • Edray [Pocahontas County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edray
    • Onoto [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onoto
      • Onoto [Pocahontas County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onoto
    • Green Bank [Pocahontas County]
    • Marlinton [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlinton
      • Marlinton [Pocahontas County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 961 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marlinton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marlinton<2>
    • Buckeye [Pocahontas County]
    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<2>
    • Huntersville [Pocahontas County]
  • Randolph County
    • Helvetia [Randolph County]
    • Monterville [Randolph County]
    • Elkwater [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkwater
      • Elkwater [Randolph County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkwater
    • Mingo [Randolph County]
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huttonsville
      • Huttonsville [Randolph County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huttonsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huttonsville<2>
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
      • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 691 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Womelsdorf
      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<2>
    • Elkins [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
      • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,990 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<2>
  • Ritchie County
    • Auburn [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Ritchie County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
  • Upshur County
    • Goshen [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Upshur County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
    • Wilsontown [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsontown
      • Wilsontown [Upshur County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsontown
    • Frenchton [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchton
      • Frenchton [Upshur County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchton
    • Hoover Town [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover Town
      • Hoover Town [Upshur County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoover Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover Town
    • Abbott [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
      • Abbott [Upshur County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbott
    • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhannon
      • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<2>
    • Excelsior [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior
      • Excelsior [Upshur County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior
    • Gormley [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gormley
      • Gormley [Upshur County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gormley

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

Newspapers Published in Hacker Valley ...

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 11 newspapers that have been published in the area around Hacker Valley.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Hacker Valley, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Hacker Valley.

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 Hacker Valley:

  • 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 Hacker Valley ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Hacker Valley.

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

  • Hodam Creek Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hodam Creek Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hodam Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hodam Creek Cemetery
  • Vance Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Vance Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Vance Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vance Cemetery
  • Old Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Cemetery
  • Hall Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hall Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hall Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hall Cemetery
  • Life Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Life Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Life Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Life Cemetery
  • Big Run Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Big Run Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Big Run Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Run Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Gregory Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gregory Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gregory Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gregory Cemetery
    • Clifton Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Clifton Cemetery
      • Clifton Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley.
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    • Holly River Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holly River Church Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Holly River Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Holly River Church Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley.
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    • Cutlip Cemetery
    • Laurel Fork Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Laurel Fork Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Laurel Fork Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Laurel Fork Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Hacker Valley.
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    • Columbus McCourt Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Columbus McCourt Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Columbus McCourt Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Columbus McCourt Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley.
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    • Rice Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rice Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rice Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rice Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley.
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    • Green Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Green Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Green Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Green Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley.
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    • Fairview Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fairview Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Hacker Valley.
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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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Hacker Valley had a population of 50 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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

  • Hacker Valley [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hacker Valley
    • Hacker Valley [Webster County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Hacker Valley
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Hacker Valley had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hacker Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hacker Valley<2>
  • Pugh [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pugh
    • Pugh [Webster County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pugh had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pugh have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pugh
  • Mayton [Webster County] - Historic
    • While Mayton was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayton
    • Mayton [Webster County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Mayton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Cleveland [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
    • Cleveland [Webster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 17 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<2>
  • Replete [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Replete
    • Replete [Webster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Replete had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Replete have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Diana [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diana
    • Diana [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Hacker Valley
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Diana had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diana have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List ...
    • Jumbo [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumbo
      • Jumbo [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Hacker Valley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jumbo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumbo
    • Little Wildcat [Lewis County] - Historic
      • While Little Wildcat was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Wildcat
      • Little Wildcat [Lewis County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 13 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Little Wildcat had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Wildcat have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Canaan [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canaan
      • Canaan [Upshur County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Hacker Valley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Canaan had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canaan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kanawha Head [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kanawha Head
      • Kanawha Head [Upshur County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kanawha Head had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kanawha Head have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Milroy [Braxton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milroy
      • Milroy [Braxton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Hacker Valley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Milroy had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milroy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Woodzell [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodzell
      • Woodzell [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Hacker Valley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Woodzell had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodzell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodzell
    • Florence [Randolph County] - Historic
      • While Florence was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Randolph County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Hacker Valley
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Florence had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Pickens [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
      • Pickens [Randolph County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Hacker Valley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pickens had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<2>
    • Gaines [Upshur County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaines
      • Gaines [Upshur County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Hacker Valley
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gaines had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaines have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaines

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Hacker Valley ...

While our initial data about Hacker Valley came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Hacker Valley in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Hacker Valley.

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

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

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

Note for Hacker Valley:
Services available at that time (1895): no Railroad mentioned

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Webster County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hacker Valley. 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hacker Valley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hacker Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hacker Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hacker Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6527, Longitude: -80.3841    
<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 Hacker Valley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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