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Our Genealogy Helper for Power ...

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 Power (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 Power. 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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and 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.

Power is located in Brooke County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Brooke County: Jefferson (OH), Washington (PA), Hancock & Ohio.

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

  DirDistance
Brooke     (The home county for Power)
  Beech Bottom   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Windsor Heights   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
  Dutch Town   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Bethany   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
  Shank Town   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
  Wellsburg   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
  Hooverson Heights   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Follansbee   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
 
Hancock
  Weirton   [Map]     N   14 miles [22.5 km]
  New Cumberland   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Fairhaven   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Chester   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Lawrenceville   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Newell   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Marshall
  Benwood   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
  McMechen   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Glen Dale   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Moundsville   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Knoxville   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Cameron   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Adaline   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Kent   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Ohio
  West Liberty   [Map]     SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Clearview   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
  Clinton   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Wheeling   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Valley Grove   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Bethlehem   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Triadelphia   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Wetzel
  Littleton   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Hundred   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Bebee   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  New Martinsville   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Uniontown   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Belmont (OH)
  Yorkville (OH)   [Map]     SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Brookside (OH)   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Barton (OH)   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Blaine (OH)   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Blainesville (OH)   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Bellaire (OH)   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Neffs (OH)   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Shadyside (OH)   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Vadis (OH)   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Flushing (OH)   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Carroll (OH)
  Leesville (OH)   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Carrollton (OH)   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Sherrodsville (OH)   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Dellroy (OH)   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Valleyview (OH)   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Atwood Village (OH)   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Columbiana (OH)
  Wellsville (OH)   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  East Liverpool (OH)   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Salineville (OH)   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  La Croft (OH)   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Glenmoor (OH)   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Calcutta (OH)   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Summitville (OH)   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  West Point (OH)   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Lisbon (OH)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Rogers (OH)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Kensington (OH)   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Hanoverton (OH)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Guernsey (OH)
  Fairview (OH)   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Londonderry (OH)   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Quaker City (OH)   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Middlebourne (OH)   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Salesville (OH)   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Winterset (OH)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Harrison (OH)
  Adena (OH)   [Map]     W   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Blairmont (OH)   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Harrisville (OH)   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Hopedale (OH)   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Narva (OH)   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  New Athens (OH)   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Cadiz (OH)   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
  Jewett (OH)   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Scio (OH)   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Deersville (OH)   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Bowerston (OH)   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Feed Springs (OH)   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Freeport (OH)   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Jefferson (OH)
  Highland City (OH)   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Rayland (OH)   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Brilliant (OH)   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
  Valley Glen (OH)   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Dillonvale (OH)   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Olszeski Town (OH)   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Smithfield (OH)   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Mount Pleasant (OH)   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Steubenville (OH)   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Wintersville (OH)   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Monroe (OH)
  Clarington (OH)   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Beallsville (OH)   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Wilson (OH)   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Jerusalem (OH)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Miltonsburg (OH)   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Noble (OH)
  Batesville (OH)   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Tuscarawas (OH)
  West Chester (OH)   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Dennison (OH)   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Uhrichsville (OH)   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Barnhill (OH)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Roswell (OH)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Midvale (OH)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Three Legs Town (OH) - Historic   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Allegheny (PA)
  Noblestown (PA)   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Oakdale (PA)   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Morgan (PA)   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Bridgeville (PA)   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Upper Saint Clair (PA)   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Heidelberg (PA)   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bethel Park (PA)   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Mount Lebanon (PA)   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Carnegie (PA)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Coraopolis (PA)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Borough of Glen Osborne (PA)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Osborne (PA)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Pennsbury Village (PA)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Beaver (PA)
  Frankfort Springs (PA)   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Harshaville (PA)   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Hookstown (PA)   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Georgetown (PA)   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Glasgow (PA)   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Midland (PA)   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Gringo (PA)   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Shippingport (PA)   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Industry (PA)   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Crestmont Village (PA)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  New Sheffield (PA)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  South Heights (PA)   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Aliquippa (PA)   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Fayette (PA)
  Luzerne (PA)   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Greene (PA)
  Swarts (PA)   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Morrisville (PA)   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Clarksville (PA)   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Jefferson (PA)   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Rices Landing (PA)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Washington (PA)
  Independence (PA)   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Jefferson (PA)   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  West Alexander (PA)   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  West Middletown (PA)   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Coon Island (PA)   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Claysville (PA)   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Burgettstown (PA)   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Wolfdale (PA)   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Green Hills (PA)   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Bentleyville (PA)   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Washington (PA)   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  East Washington (PA)   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Midway (PA)   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Power ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Power.

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

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Warrenton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Wells Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WNW Hopewell Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Everson Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bayless Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Indian Mound Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Wilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Short Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSW Oaklawn Memorial Park   [Map]     
  SE West Liberty Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Oliver Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Buckingham Cemetery   [Map]     
  W St. Adelbert Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Upland Heights Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Morgan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cox Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Tent Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Brooke Cemetery   [Map]     
  N New Alexandria Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Georges Run Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Seceder Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Scotch Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lower Buffalo Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Franklin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Cross Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hill Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Northern Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Smithfield Quaker Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Short Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Gregg Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Parkview Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NNW Long Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Oakland Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE St. Andrews Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Hicksite Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Berry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Weeks Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mt. Wood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Peninsular Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Independence Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McIntyre AME Cemetery<3>   [Map]     
  N Cross Creek Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE West Allegheny Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Hupp Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Highland Hills Memorial Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Rehoboth Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Holmes Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W St. Casimirs Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Power ...

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 56 newspapers that have been published in the area around Power.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Power, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Power.

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.<4>

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

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

Warrenton (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) from Power
 - 1895 population of 307 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Short Creek   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Power
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Short Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Beech Bottom   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Power
 - Beech Bottom had railroad service and no post office
 
Rush Run (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Power
 - 1895 population of 89 people
 - Rush Run had a post office and railroad service
 
Salt Run (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Power
 - Salt Run had railroad service and no post office
 
Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Power
 - 1895 population of 47 people (with 1,297 people in 2017)
 - Tiltonsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Yorkville (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Power
 - 1895 population of 223 people (with 1,028 people in 2017)
 - Yorkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Shannon - Historic   [Map]
 - While Shannon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Power
 - Shannon had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Power
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 1,463 people in 2017)
 - West Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brilliant (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Power
 - 1895 population of 944 people (with 1,672 people in 1990)
 - Brilliant had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethany   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Power
 - 1895 population of 340 people (with 888 people in 2017)
 - Bethany 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 Power. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Power in the 1890's.

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 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 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 Power:

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 Brooke County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Hancock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ohio County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wetzel County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Belmont County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Columbiana County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Guernsey County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Noble County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuscarawas County (OH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Allegheny County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Beaver County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (PA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of West Virginia,
Cemeteries of Brooke 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 Brooke 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 ...
      Ohio
      Pennsylvania

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in West Virginia

About Brooke County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Power. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2112, Longitude: -80.6592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Power 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>AME is an abbreviation for the African Methodist Episcopal Church

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<4>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 Power, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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