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Our Genealogical Helper for Parsley ...

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 Parsley (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 insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Parsley. 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.

Newspapers Published in Parsley ...

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 Parsley.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Parsley, there are papers which were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Parsley.

Cemeteries Near Parsley ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Parsley.

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 new browser window will open with a Google map 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 and 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 Parsley covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  E Newsome Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Wellman Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Gap Hollow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Newsome Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Gilman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Alexanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Damron Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lackey Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  ESE Sturgell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hanna Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Harden Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sturgell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mounts Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Zornes Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ooten Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Estep Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Maynard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Avis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Tomblin Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McCloud Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Messer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Meade Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Estep Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sol Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Kirk Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stafford Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Perry Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Messer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Baisden Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Newsome Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Meade Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lower Curry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ooten Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mullins - Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kirk Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Phelps Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Baisden Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Meade & Messer Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Waldron Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Stepp Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Vernatter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hensley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Parsley Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Adair Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Upper Curry Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Curry Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ellis Cemetery   [Map]     
  E J B Ellis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Fillinger Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Butcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Williamson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Kinser Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Stroud Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wills Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Mountain View Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  SW Hensley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Meeks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Meades Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Whitman Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Baisden Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mounts Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Goff Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Varney Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Meades Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mounts Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Spry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Campbell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Stolling Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Piney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jonas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Maynard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Small Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Chaffin Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Stepp Cemetery   [Map]     


       

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 Parsley in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Parsley.

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

Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Parsley
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oilville   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parsley
 - Oilville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonecoal   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Parsley
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfield (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Parsley
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - Warfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Parsley
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapmanville   [Map]
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Parsley
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fourteen - Historic   [Map]
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Parsley
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake   [Map]
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parsley
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake 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 Parsley. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Parsley in the 1890's.

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 and doctors 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.

Parsley is located in Mingo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mingo County: Martin (KY), Pike (KY), Buchanan (VA), Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Wayne & Wyoming.

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

  DirectionDistance
Mingo     (The home county for Parsley)
      Delbarton   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Chattaroy   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Greyeagle   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Kermit   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Williamson   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Red Jacket   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Matewan   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Musick   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Blackberry City   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Pie   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Baisden   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Gilbert   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Boone
      Manila   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Havana   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Hewett   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Clothier   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ottawa   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Jeffrey   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ramage   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Turtle Creek   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Greenview   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Low Gap   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Powell Creek   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Secoal   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
 
Cabell
      Barboursville   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Culloden   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Huntington   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Milton   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Kanawha
      Tornado   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Lincoln
      Harts   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Sod   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Logan
      Troy Town   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Holden   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Hedgeview   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Thompson Town   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Logan   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Switzer   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Omar   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
 
McDowell
      Wyoming City   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Iaeger   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Union City   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Big Sandy   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Davy   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Bradshaw   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Raleigh
      Packsville   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Wayne
      Wilsondale   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Cove Gap   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Fort Gay   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Mineral Springs   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Buffalo Creek   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Wyoming
      Cub City   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Uno   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Oceana   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Clear Fork   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Baileysville   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mullensville   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Pineville   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Boyd (KY)
      Durbin (KY)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Big Sandy (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Floyd (KY)
      Tram (KY)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Betsy Layne (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ivel (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Stanville (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Auxier (KY)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Banner (KY)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dwale (KY)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Harold (KY)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Allen (KY)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Dana (KY)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Watergap (KY)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Johnson (KY)
      Whitehouse (KY)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Williamsport (KY)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lowmansville (KY)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Meally (KY)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Nero (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Thelma (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Tutor Key (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Van Lear (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      West Van Lear (KY)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hagerhill (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Nippa (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Wittensville (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Lawrence (KY)
      Clifford (KY)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Maynard (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Peach Orchard (KY)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Patrick (KY)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Richardson (KY)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Gallup (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Ben Bow (KY)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Torchlight (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Ulysses (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Bumblebee (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Walbridge (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Charley (KY)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Martin (KY)
      Lovely (KY)   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Hode (KY)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Warfield (KY)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Beauty (KY)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Inez (KY)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Debord (KY)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Tomahawk (KY)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Pike (KY)
      South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Hardy (KY)   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Belfry (KY)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      McCarr (KY)   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Canada (KY)   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Huddy (KY)   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Stone (KY)   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Sidney (KY)   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Freeburn (KY)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      McAndrews (KY)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Ransom (KY)   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
 
Buchanan (VA)
      Kelsa (VA)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Grundy (VA)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that 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 Parsley:

These websites are specific to West Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Mingo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Mingo County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Mingo 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 Diaster Stories for ...
      Kentucky
      Ohio
      Virginia

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community within West Virginia

About Mingo County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Parsley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Parsley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parsley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8498, Longitude: -82.2001     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parsley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Parsley, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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