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Our Genealogical Helper for Rolling Hills ...

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 Rolling Hills (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 Rolling Hills. 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 Rolling Hills ...

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 44 newspapers that have been published in the area around Rolling Hills.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Rolling Hills, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Rolling Hills.

Cemeteries Near Rolling Hills ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Rolling Hills.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SE Forest Memorial Park   [Map]     
  N Maupin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Love Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Blue Sulphur Burial Park   [Map]     
  WSW Mud River Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Chapman Family Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Waugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Arthur Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Milton Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW White Chapel Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  ENE Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Swann Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Enom Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Zoar Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSE Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Herrenkohl Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Oaklawn Memorial Park   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Ridgelawn Memorial Park   [Map]     
  SSW Porter Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Gill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Culloden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Lundsford Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Beulah Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Union Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bias Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ray Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Valley View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Staten Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Rome - Proctorville Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Baylous Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Ross Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Trace Fork Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Burton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Greenbottom Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  W Bethel Memorial Park   [Map]     
  WSW Crooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Morrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sycamore Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Meadows Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McCoy - Starkey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Templeton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McCoy Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  W Guyandotte United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Highland 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 Rolling Hills in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Rolling Hills.

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

Ona   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Ona had a post office and railroad service
 
Fudges Creek   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Fudges Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milton   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 548 people (with 2,614 people in 2016)
 - Milton had a post office and railroad service
 
Barboursville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 452 people (with 4,262 people in 2016)
 - Barboursville had a post office and railroad service
 
Swann   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 13 people
 - Swann had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cox Landing   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Cox Landing had a post office and railroad service
 
Sarah   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rolling Hills
 - Sarah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Rolling Hills
 - Portersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culloden   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Culloden had a post office and railroad service
 
Lesage   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 9 people
 - Lesage had railroad service and no post office
 
Wilson   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Rolling Hills
 - Wilson had railroad service and no post office
 
Athalia (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rolling Hills
 - 1895 population of 199 people (with 369 people in 2016)
 - Athalia 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 Rolling Hills. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Rolling Hills 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 doctors 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.

Rolling Hills is located in Cabell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Cabell County: Gallia (OH), Lawrence (OH), Lincoln, Mason, Putnam & Wayne.

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

  DirectionDistance
Cabell     (The home county for Rolling Hills)
      Milton   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Culloden   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Crown City   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Huntington   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
 
Boone
      Woodville   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Dodson Junction   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Layville   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Morrisvale   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Horse Creek Junction   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Julian   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Emmons   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Lory   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Grippe   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Rock Creek   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Dartmont   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ashford   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Jackson
      Kentuck   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ripley   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Flatwoods   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Kanawha
      Nitro   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Tornado   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Saint Albans   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Cross Lanes   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Jefferson   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Dunbar   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Rock Lake Village   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      South Charleston   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Charleston   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Sissonville   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Airport Village   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Kanawha City   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Lincoln
      West Hamlin   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Harts   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Logan
      Big Creek   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Banco   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Troy Town   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Mason
      Upland   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Arbuckle   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Leon   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Henderson   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Point Pleasant   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Baden   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Hartford City   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      New Haven   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Putnam
      Hurricane   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Teays Village   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Scott Village   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Indian Village   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Buffalo   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Poca   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
 
Wayne
      Wayne   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Ceredo   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Kenova   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cove Gap   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Fort Gay   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Mineral Springs   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wilsondale   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Boyd (KY)
      Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Durbin (KY)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ashland (KY)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Fairview (KY)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Millseat (KY)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Westwood (KY)   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Big Sandy (KY)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Rush (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Carter (KY)
      Denton (KY)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Jeriel (KY)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mount Savage (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Grayson (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Hitchins (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Greenup (KY)
      Bellefonte (KY)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Russell (KY)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Flatwoods (KY)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Raceland (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Worthington (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wurtland (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Argillite (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Greenup (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lloyd (KY)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Lawrence (KY)
      Buchanan (KY)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Zelda (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bolton (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Catalpa (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Estep (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Fallsburg (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Goldie (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Louisa (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Stringtown (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Five Forks (KY)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Keturah (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Vessie (KY) - Historic   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Gallia (OH)
      Crown City (OH)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Bladen (OH)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mills Village (OH)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Westbrook Village (OH)   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Rio Grande (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Centerville (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cheshire (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Carlton (OH)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Vinton (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Jackson (OH)
      Blackfork Junction (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Oak Hill (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Lawrence (OH)
      Athalia (OH)   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Burlington (OH)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Andis (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      South Point (OH)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Coal Grove (OH)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ironton (OH)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Vernon (OH)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Hanging Rock (OH)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
 
Meigs (OH)
      Middleport (OH)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Racine (OH)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Scioto (OH)
      Franklin Furnace (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      South Webster (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Garden City (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Rolling Hills:

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 Cabell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone 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    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greenup County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Scioto 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 Cabell County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
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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.

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

The official website for Cabell County: www.cabellcounty.org/

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 that stretches from Rolling Hills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rolling Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolling Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4329, Longitude: -82.1929     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rolling Hills 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 Rolling Hills, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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