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Our Genealogical Helper for Riverside ...

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 Riverside (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 Riverside. 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 Riverside ...

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 53 newspapers that have been published in the area around Riverside.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Riverside, there are papers which were published within 11 miles [17.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Riverside.

Cemeteries Near Riverside ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Riverside.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE St. Xaviers Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Parkersburg Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ENE IOOF Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Holliday Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Tavenner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NE Spring Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW River Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sunset Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  S Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Foley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mathews Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dils Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Woodyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Arlington Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NE Ogden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rosemar United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Cedarville Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Maddox Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Posey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE McPherson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Rockland Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Richards Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lubeck Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Deem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Vandevier Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Red Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Chichester Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Harkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hiatt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ruble Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Harper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Varner Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Way Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Dunham Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Corner Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Edelen Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW McDougle Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Barnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Beckwith Cemetery #1   [Map]     
  SW Fairview Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Sams Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Butcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Kincheloe Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Ross - McCardle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Barnett Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mayo Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Boso Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Meldahl Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Munchmeyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Burd Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hupp Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Reeder Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Morrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Kanawha United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Mt. Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Farrow Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Farson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Henderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Uhl Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Veto Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Christopher Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Little Hocking Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Newberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hickenbottom Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Grogan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Weaser Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Lowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Graham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Caplinger Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Snider Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Grant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Tunnel Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW New England Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hofmann Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McClure Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Wadesville Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Big Tygart Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Deem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Buckner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Sharp - Prince Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Barlow Central Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Williamstown Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Warren Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Decatur Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW New Torch Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Torch Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Old Torch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Robison Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Keenan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Wigal Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Big Tygart Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Vaught Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Corbin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sinclair Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE East Lawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Kinnaird Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE River View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Harmar Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fairfield Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Decatur Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Old Decatur Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Quaker 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 Riverside in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Riverside.

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

Newport   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Riverside
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkersburg   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Riverside
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Belpre (OH)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Riverside
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
Vienna   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Riverside
 - Vienna had a post office and railroad service
 
Rockland (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Riverside
 - 1895 population of 162 people
 - Rockland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blennerhassett   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Riverside
 - Blennerhassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubeck   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Riverside
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Lubeck had a post office and railroad service
 
Red Hill   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Riverside
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boreman   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Riverside
 - Boreman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Constitution (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Riverside
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Constitution had a post office and railroad service
 
Briscoe   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Riverside
 - Briscoe had railroad service and no post office

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

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 north 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.

Riverside is located in Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Athens (OH), Meigs (OH), Washington (OH), Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wirt.

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

  DirectionDistance
Wood     (The home county for Riverside)
      Parkersburg   [Map]   SE   Less than 2 miles
      Vienna   [Map]   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
      North Hills   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Blennerhassett   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Lubeck   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Parkers Towne   [Map]   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Washington   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Mineral Acres   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Mineral Wells   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Kanawha   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Williamstown   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
 
Calhoun
      Grantsville   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Arnoldsburg   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Jackson
      Odaville   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ravenswood   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Flatwoods   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ripley   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Mason
      New Haven   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Hartford City   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Mason   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Baden   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Pleasants
      Belmont   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Saint Marys   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Hebron   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
 
Ritchie
      Cairo   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cantwell   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ellenboro   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Harrisville   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Pennsboro   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pullman   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Auburn   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Roane
      Reedy   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Spencer   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Flint Town   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Tyler
      Friendly   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Wirt
      Greencastle   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Freeport   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Elizabeth   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Peewee   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Burning Springs   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Athens (OH)
      Coolville (OH)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Armadale (OH)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Amesville (OH)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mudsock (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Carsey Town (OH)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Athens (OH)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Mount Nebo (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Liars Corner (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Jacksonville (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Trimble (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Chauncey (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      The Plains (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Truetown (OH)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Gallia (OH)
      Carlton (OH)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cheshire (OH)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Guernsey (OH)
      Cumberland (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Hocking (OH)
      Murray City (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      New Town (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      New Pittsburg (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Candy Town (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Sand Run (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Meigs (OH)
      Keno (OH)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Bashan (OH)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Racine (OH)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Thomas Village (OH)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Middleport (OH)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rutland (OH)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Monroe (OH)
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Stafford (OH)   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Morgan (OH)
      Chesterhill (OH)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Stockport (OH)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Wrightstown (OH)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Malta (OH)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      McConnelsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Morganville (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Noble (OH)
      Dungannon (OH)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Dexter City (OH)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Harriettsville (OH)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Caldwell (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Olive Green (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Belle Valley (OH)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sarahsville (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Summerfield (OH)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Perry (OH)
      Chapel Hill (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Corning (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      San Toy (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rendville (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Hemlock (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Vinton (OH)
      Moonville (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Washington (OH)
      Belpre (OH)   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      Redbush (OH)   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Marietta (OH)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Sandhill (OH)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Devola (OH)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Lowell (OH)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Beverly (OH)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Lower Salem (OH)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Macksburg (OH)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or 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 Riverside:

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 Wood County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vinton County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington 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 Wood 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 Wood 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 ...
      Ohio

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2784, Longitude: -81.5582     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverside 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 Riverside, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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