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Our Genealogical Helper for Ridgeview ...

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 Ridgeview (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 Ridgeview. 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 Ridgeview ...

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 16 newspapers that have been published in the area around Ridgeview.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Ridgeview, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Ridgeview.

Cemeteries Near Ridgeview ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Ridgeview.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE G.W. Estep Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SW Beckett Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Dolin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Dolan   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Atkins - Javins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Harless Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Javins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Javins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Echols Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Gunnoes - Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Vandelinde Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Halstead Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Ashby Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Dolin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Perdue Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Dolin Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Williams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Lloyd Wesley Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Burnside - Byrnside Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Drawdy Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Harless Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Kinder Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Dolin   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Griffith Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Riley Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Mullins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Cooper's Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Miller Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Wade Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Snodgrass Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE McDerment Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Rumble Heights Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Holstein Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Morris Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Morris Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Moore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Hill - Lory Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Breedlove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Smoot Branch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW W.H. Turley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Indian Creek Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Evans Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Foster Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Kirk Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Price Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Courtney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Price Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Perry Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Altman Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW White Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Chambers Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Allen Cemetery (Holly Hills)   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Smoot   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Bloomingrose Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Mechanics & Miners Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Porter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Green - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Boone Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Price Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Gomez Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Coon Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Meadows Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Fauber Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Harless Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ryan Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Tawney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Billups Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Burwell Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Memory Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Family Gardens Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Williams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Bowen Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Pate Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Snodgrass Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Holstein Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pauley Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Antill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Rathburn Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Miller / Patrick Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Lawson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Jarrells Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Oxley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Adkins Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Hoffman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pauley Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Beech Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ryan Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McNealy Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Canterberry Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Forks of Coal Memorial Park   [Map]     
  SSW Pauley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Rufus C. Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Lucas Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Kentucky Knoll Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Powell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Van Buren Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Pineview Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hawks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Watts Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Owen Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Midkiff Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Vickers Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Peterson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Sias Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Griffith 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 Ridgeview in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Ridgeview.

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

Foster   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ridgeview
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytona   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Ridgeview
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Peytona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Danville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ridgeview
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Racine   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Ridgeview
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Racine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madison   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ridgeview
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Comfort   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Ridgeview
 - Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nelson   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ridgeview
 - Nelson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Van   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ridgeview
 - Van 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 Ridgeview. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Ridgeview 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 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.

Ridgeview 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 Ridgeview. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Ridgeview:

  DirectionDistance
Boone     (The home county for Ridgeview)
      Easly   [Map]   NE   Less than 2 miles
      Nellis   [Map]   NE   Less than 2 miles
      Johns   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Ashford   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Brushton   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Foster   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Andrew   [Map]   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Lory   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Peytona   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Emmons   [Map]   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Grippe   [Map]   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Dartmont   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
 
Cabell
      Culloden   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Milton   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Clay
      Hartland   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Fayette
      Montgomery   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Powellton   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Smithers   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Cannelton   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      McDunn   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Gauley Bridge   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pax   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Beckwith   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Oak Hill   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ansted   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Fayetteville   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Harvey   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Jackson
      Kentuck   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Kanawha
      Winifrede   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Marmet   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Belle   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Chesapeake   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Dupont City   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Rock Lake Village   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      South Charleston   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Tornado   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Cabin Creek   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Dunbar   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Kanawha City   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Malden   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
 
Lincoln
      Sod   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Harts   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Logan
      Banco   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Logan   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Hedgeview   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Thompson Town   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Troy Town   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Switzer   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Holden   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Mason
      Upland   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Arbuckle   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Mingo
      Gilbert   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Pie   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Delbarton   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Musick   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Baisden   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gilbert Creek   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Red Jacket   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Greyeagle   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Kermit   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Nicholas
      Beech Glen   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Putnam
      Scott Village   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Poca   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Teays Village   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Hurricane   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Liberty   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Indian Village   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Raleigh
      Packsville   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Arnett   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Fairdale   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Harper   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bradley   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Prosperity   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Lester   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Old Mill Village   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Crab Orchard   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mabscott   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      MacArthur   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Piney View   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Roane
      Cicerone   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Wayne
      Cove Gap   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Wilsondale   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Wyoming
      Oceana   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Clear Fork   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Uno   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cub City   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Baileysville   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mullensville   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Pineville   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Martin (KY)
      Hode (KY)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Lawrence (OH)
      Athalia (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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 - 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 Ridgeview:

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 Boone County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clay County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson 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      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nicholas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane 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    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Boone 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 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 Diaster Stories for ...
      Kentucky
      Ohio

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ridgeview. 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 Ridgeview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ridgeview) 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 Ridgeview. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ridgeview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ridgeview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1388, Longitude: -81.7604     [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 Ridgeview, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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