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The location of Ottawa









Our Genealogy Helper for Ottawa ...

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 Ottawa (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 Ottawa. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

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.

Ottawa is located in Boone County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Boone County: Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Raleigh & Wyoming.

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

  DirDistance
Boone     (The home county for Ottawa)
  Clothier   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Jeffrey   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
  Ramage   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
  Secoal   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
  Hewett   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
  Greenview   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Powell Creek   [Map]     N   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Havana   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Low Gap   [Map]     N   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Lanta   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Quinland   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Bigson   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
 
Cabell
  Culloden   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Milton   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Barboursville   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Fayette
  McDunn   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Powellton   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Pax   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Montgomery   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Smithers   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Cannelton   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Mount Hope   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Oak Hill   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Gauley Bridge   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Beckwith   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Harvey   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Concho   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Kanawha
  Acme   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Winifrede   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Carbon   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Eskdale   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Chesapeake   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Marmet   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Belle   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Cabin Creek   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Dupont City   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Tornado   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  East Bank   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Cedar Grove   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Lincoln
  Harts   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Sod   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Alum Creek   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Wewanta   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Hamlin   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  West Hamlin   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
Logan
  Mitchell Heights   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Peach Creek   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Banco   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Chapmanville   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
  West Logan   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Logan   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Big Creek   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Hedgeview   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Thompson Town   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Switzer   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Mallory   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Man   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
 
McDowell
  Wyoming City   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Big Sandy   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Davy   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Iaeger   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Union City   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Welch   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Kimball   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Mingo
  Gilbert   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Pie   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  Musick   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Baisden   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Gilbert Creek   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Delbarton   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Red Jacket   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Wharncliffe   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Matewan   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Blackberry City   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Chattaroy   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Williamson   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Nicholas
  Beech Glen   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Putnam
  Scott Village   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Hurricane   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Teays Valley   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Teays Village   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Poca   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Raymond City   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bancroft   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Winfield   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Eleanor   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Raleigh
  Packsville   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Arnett   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Fairdale   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Tolleys   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Harper   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Lester   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bradley   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Prosperity   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Mabscott   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  MacArthur   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Crab Orchard   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Helen   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Wayne
  Cove Gap   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Wilsondale   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Armilda   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Wayne   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Wyoming
  Oceana   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Clear Fork   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Cub City   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Uno   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Baileysville   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Mullensville   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Pineville   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Mullens   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Bud   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Lawrence (KY)
  Clifford (KY)   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Maynard (KY) - Historic   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Martin (KY)
  Hode (KY)   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Lovely (KY)   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Warfield (KY)   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Beauty (KY)   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Inez (KY)   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Pike (KY)
  McCarr (KY)   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Freeburn (KY)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Hardy (KY)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  South Williamson (KY)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Belfry (KY)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Majestic (KY)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Ransom (KY)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Stopover (KY)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Huddy (KY)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Phelps (KY)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Stone (KY)   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Buchanan (VA)
  Kelsa (VA)   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Ottawa ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Ottawa.

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 click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

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

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  NNW Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NNW Ball Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Cook Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Bob Hunter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Adkins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Obediah Bias Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Epling Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Bias Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bias - Pauley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Pauley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Workman Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Hager Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Kentucky Knoll Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Lucas Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Gore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Powell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Albright Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Rufus C. Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Pauley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stolling Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Sander Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Dent Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Elkins Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Covey Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Memory Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Richardson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Burwell Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Miller / Patrick Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Van Buren Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Lawson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Ball - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Zatto Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Campbell Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Family Gardens Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Verner - Ball Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Browning Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stark Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Gomez Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Canterberry Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Price Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Stacy Belle Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Wheatley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Craddock Cemetery   [Map]     
  S White Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Allen Cemetery (Holly Hills)   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Bell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Willie Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Workman Community Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Boone Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Hainer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Smoot   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Green - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Billups Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Jarrells Branch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Rathburn Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N W.H. Turley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Baisden Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Ellis Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hill Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Garrett Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  N Mullins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Middle Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Tawney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Jarrells Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Miller Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cooper's Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hill Family   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wheatley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Smoot Branch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Forest Lawn Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Chambers Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Yolyn Community Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Williams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Williams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dolin Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Perdue Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Dolin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Ashby Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Gunnoes - Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Vandelinde Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Vickers Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Huffman Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Justice Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Foley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Chambers Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lowe Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Echols Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Lloyd Wesley Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Atkins - Javins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Halstead Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Varnie Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Justice Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Old Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Highland Memory Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Johnson Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Breedlove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

Newspapers Published in Ottawa ...

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 14 newspapers that have been published in the area around Ottawa.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Ottawa, 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 Ottawa.

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.<3>

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

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

Hewett   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Ottawa
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ottawa
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Ottawa
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ottawa
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Ottawa
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Ottawa
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bandytown   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Ottawa
 - Bandytown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Foster   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Ottawa
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Ottawa
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Ottawa. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Ottawa in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites of Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

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

These websites are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the West Virginia State Archives

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of West Virginia to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Boone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
 
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries for West Virginia, for Boone County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for West Virginia
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for West Virginia, for Boone County

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.

Disaster Stories from West Virginia
 
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      Kentucky
      Ohio
      Virginia

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ottawa. 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- Ottawa) 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 Ottawa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ottawa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ottawa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9578, Longitude: -81.8165     [Map].

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Ottawa, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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