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Our Genealogy Helper for Highlawn ...

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 Highlawn (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 Highlawn. 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Highlawn is located in Kanawha 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 Kanawha County: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Lincoln, Nicholas, Putnam, Raleigh & Roane.

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

  • Kanawha County     (The home county of Highlawn)
    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albans
      • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,918 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<3>
    • Jefferson [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Kanawha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Dunbar [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbar
      • Dunbar [Kanawha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,093 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunbar<3>
    • Cross Lanes [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Lanes
      • Cross Lanes [Kanawha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Lanes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Lanes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Lanes<3>
    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitro
      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<3>
    • Tornado [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tornado
      • Tornado [Kanawha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tornado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tornado
    • Rock Lake Village [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Lake Village
      • Rock Lake Village [Kanawha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Lake Village
    • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Charleston
      • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<3>
    • Charleston [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
      • Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,536 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<3>
    • Airport Village [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Airport Village
      • Airport Village [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
      • Airport Village has also been known as:
      • Airport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Airport Village
    • Kanawha City [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kanawha City
      • Kanawha City [Kanawha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kanawha City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kanawha City
    • Malden [Kanawha County]
  • Boone County
    • Emmons [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmons
      • Emmons [Boone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmons
    • Grippe [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grippe
      • Grippe [Boone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grippe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grippe
    • Dartmont [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dartmont
      • Dartmont [Boone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dartmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dartmont
    • Ashford [Boone County]
    • Rumble [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rumble
      • Rumble [Boone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rumble
    • Brushton [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brushton
      • Brushton [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brushton
    • Horse Creek Junction [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Creek Junction
      • Horse Creek Junction [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horse Creek Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horse Creek Junction
    • Julian [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Julian
      • Julian [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Julian
    • Nellis [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nellis
      • Nellis [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nellis
    • Woodville [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Easly [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easly
      • Easly [Boone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easly
    • Johns [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns
      • Johns [Boone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns
  • Cabell County
    • Culloden [Cabell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culloden
      • Culloden [Cabell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Culloden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culloden
    • Milton [Cabell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Cabell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<3>
    • Yates Crossing [Cabell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yates Crossing
      • Yates Crossing [Cabell County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yates Crossing
    • Barboursville [Cabell County]
    • Pea Ridge [Cabell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
      • Pea Ridge [Cabell County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pea Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pea Ridge
    • Crown City [Cabell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown City
      • Crown City [Cabell County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crown City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown City
    • Huntington [Cabell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
      • Huntington [Cabell County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45,110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<3>
  • Clay County
    • Clay [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
      • Clay [Clay County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<3>
  • Fayette County
    • Montgomery [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
      • Montgomery [Fayette County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<3>
    • Cannelton [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannelton
      • Cannelton [Fayette County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannelton
    • Smithers [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithers
      • Smithers [Fayette County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithers<3>
    • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gauley Bridge
      • Gauley Bridge [Fayette County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gauley Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gauley Bridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gauley Bridge<3>
    • Beckwith [Fayette County]
  • Jackson County
    • Romance [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romance
      • Romance [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romance
    • Kentuck [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentuck
      • Kentuck [Jackson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentuck
    • Ripley [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ripley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<3>
    • Sandyville [Jackson County]
    • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenswood
      • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,643 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<3>
  • Lincoln County
    • Alum Creek [Lincoln County]
    • Priestley [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priestley
      • Priestley [Lincoln County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priestley
    • Sod [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sod
      • Sod [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sod
    • Yawkey [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yawkey
      • Yawkey [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yawkey
    • Alkol [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alkol
      • Alkol [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alkol
    • Hamlin [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
      • Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,048 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlin<3>
    • Myra [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myra
      • Myra [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myra
    • West Hamlin [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hamlin
      • West Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hamlin
    • Sheridan [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Lincoln County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan
    • Wewanta [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wewanta
      • Wewanta [Lincoln County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wewanta
    • Harts [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harts
      • Harts [Lincoln County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harts<3>
  • Logan County
    • Banco [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banco
      • Banco [Logan County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banco
    • Big Creek [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Logan County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Chapmanville [Logan County]
    • Mitchell Heights [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell Heights
      • Mitchell Heights [Logan County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell Heights
    • West Logan [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Logan
      • West Logan [Logan County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Logan<3>
    • Logan [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
      • Logan [Logan County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,470 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<3>
    • Wilkinson [Logan County]
    • Whitman [Logan County]
  • Mason County
    • Upland [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upland
      • Upland [Mason County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upland
    • Arbuckle [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbuckle
      • Arbuckle [Mason County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arbuckle
    • Leon [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leon
      • Leon [Mason County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leon
    • Baden [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baden
      • Baden [Mason County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baden
    • Henderson [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson [Mason County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<3>
    • Point Pleasant [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Pleasant
      • Point Pleasant [Mason County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Pleasant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Pleasant<3>
  • Putnam County
    • Morgans Landing [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgans Landing
      • Morgans Landing [Putnam County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgans Landing
    • Poca [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poca
      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<3>
    • Raymond City [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond City
      • Raymond City [Putnam County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond City
    • Scott Village [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scott Village
      • Scott Village [Putnam County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scott Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott Village
    • Teays Valley [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teays Valley
      • Teays Valley [Putnam County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teays Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teays Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Teays Valley<3>
    • Teays Village [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teays Village
      • Teays Village [Putnam County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teays Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teays Village
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<3>
    • Eleanor [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eleanor
      • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,587 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<3>
    • Hurricane [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane
      • Hurricane [Putnam County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,430 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurricane
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurricane<3>
    • Paradise [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
      • Paradise [Putnam County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
    • Fraziers Bottom [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fraziers Bottom
      • Fraziers Bottom [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fraziers Bottom
  • Roane County
    • Cicerone [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicerone
      • Cicerone [Roane County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicerone
    • Flint Town [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Town
      • Flint Town [Roane County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Highlawn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Town
    • Spencer [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Roane County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,038 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<3>
  • Wayne County
    • Nestlow [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nestlow
      • Nestlow [Wayne County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nestlow
    • Cove Gap [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cove Gap
      • Cove Gap [Wayne County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cove Gap
    • Wayne [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayne
      • Wayne [Wayne County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayne<3>
    • Ceredo [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ceredo
      • Ceredo [Wayne County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ceredo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ceredo<3>
  • Gallia County (OH)
    • Bladen [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bladen
      • Bladen [Gallia County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bladen
    • Crown City [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown City
      • Crown City [Gallia County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crown City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown City
    • Gallipolis [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallipolis
      • Gallipolis [Gallia County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,556 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallipolis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallipolis<3>
  • Lawrence County (OH)
    • Athalia [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athalia
      • Athalia [Lawrence County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 354 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athalia
    • Proctorville [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Proctorville
      • Proctorville [Lawrence County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctorville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctorville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctorville<3>
    • Chesapeake [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
      • Chesapeake [Lawrence County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Highlawn ...

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 102 newspapers that have been published in the area around Highlawn.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Highlawn, there are papers which were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Highlawn.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

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

  • 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 Ohio
    • Stories from West Virginia

Cemeteries Near Highlawn ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Highlawn.

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

  • Bangor Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bangor Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bangor Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bangor Cemetery
  • Cunningham Memorial Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cunningham Memorial Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cunningham Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cunningham Memorial Park
  • College Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the College Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the College Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Hill Cemetery
  • Sutherland - White Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sutherland - White Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sutherland - White Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutherland - White Cemetery
  • Teays Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Teays Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Teays Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teays Hill Cemetery
  • Dunlap Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dunlap Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dunlap Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunlap Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Bryant Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bryant Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bryant Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryant Cemetery
    • Henley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Henley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Henley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henley Cemetery
    • Bays Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bays Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bays Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bays Cemetery
    • Grandview Memorial Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grandview Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Grandview Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview Memorial Cemetery
    • Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery
    • Burdette Lilly Cemetery
    • Templeton Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Templeton Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Templeton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Templeton Cemetery
    • Sunset Memorial Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunset Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sunset Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Memorial Cemetery
    • Thurston Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Thurston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Thurston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurston 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 Highlawn in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Highlawn.

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

  • Saint Albans [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Albans
    • Saint Albans [Kanawha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Highlawn
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,375 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,918 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Saint Albans had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Albans<3>
  • Sattes [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sattes
    • Sattes [Kanawha County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 23 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Sattes had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sattes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sattes
  • Tornado [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tornado
    • Tornado [Kanawha County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tornado had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tornado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tornado
  • Spring Hill [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill [Kanawha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Hill<3>
  • Scary [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scary
    • Scary [Putnam County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Scary had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scary
  • Mound [Kanawha County] - Historic
    • While Mound was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
    • Mound [Kanawha County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Mound had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List ...
    • Poca [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poca
      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 284 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Poca had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<3>
    • Davis Creek [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis Creek
      • Davis Creek [Kanawha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Highlawn
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Davis Creek had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis Creek
    • Garretts Bend [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garretts Bend
      • Garretts Bend [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Highlawn
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Garretts Bend had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garretts Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garretts Bend
    • Rocky Fork [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Fork
      • Rocky Fork [Kanawha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Highlawn
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Rocky Fork had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Fork
    • Raymond City [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond City
      • Raymond City [Putnam County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 650 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Raymond City had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond City
    • Teays [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teays
      • Teays [Putnam County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Highlawn
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Teays had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teays have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teays
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Teays<3>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bancroft had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
    • Plymouth [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Putnam County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Highlawn
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Plymouth had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • South Ruffner [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Ruffner
      • South Ruffner [Kanawha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Highlawn
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, South Ruffner had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Ruffner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Ruffner

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kanawha County: www.kanawha.us/

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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Highlawn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highlawn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3765, Longitude: -81.8093       In this case, the coordinates for Highlawn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 Highlawn, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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