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Our Genealogical Helper for Secoal ...

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 Secoal (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 Secoal. 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 Secoal ...

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 15 newspapers that have been published in the area around Secoal.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Secoal, there are papers which were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Secoal.

Cemeteries Near Secoal ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Secoal.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  WSW Ball Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bob Hunter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Obediah Bias Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Kentucky Knoll Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Lucas Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Powell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Cook Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  W Nelson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Epling Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Rufus C. Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Pauley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Hager Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Elkins Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Gore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Bias Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Family Gardens Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Bias - Pauley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Pauley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Workman Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Memory Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Burwell Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Van Buren Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Lawson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Jarrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Gomez Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Miller / Patrick Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sander Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Stolling Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  W Dent Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SW Albright Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Boone Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Hale Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Price Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Canterberry Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Canterbury Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Ball - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Stacy Belle Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Zatto Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  N Allen Cemetery (Holly Hills)   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WSW Covey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stark Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Bell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Smoot   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Campbell Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Verner - Ball Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Richardson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Green - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Billups Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Rathburn Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Baisden Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Willie Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Workman Community Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Wheatley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N W.H. Turley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Craddock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Smoot Branch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Browning Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Chambers Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Jarrells Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Miller Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Cooper's Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Tawney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Mullins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ellis Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hill Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Hainer Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Price Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S White Oak Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Jarrells Branch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Middle Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Williams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Williams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Dolin Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Perdue Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Dolin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Ballard Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Ashby Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Gunnoes - Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Halstead Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Vandelinde Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Echols Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hill Family   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Wheatley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Garrett Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  N Riley Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Breedlove Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Lloyd Wesley Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Harless Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Atkins - Javins Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Dolin Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Beckett Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Dolan   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Vickers Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Huffman Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Forest Lawn Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Griffith Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Yolyn Community Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Burnside - Byrnside Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE G.W. Estep Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Antill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Stanley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Dolin   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Varnie Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hill - Lory Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  


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

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

Hewett   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Secoal
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
Van   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Secoal
 - Van had a post office and no railroad service
Madison   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Secoal
 - Madison had a post office and no railroad service
Lake   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Secoal
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
Gordon   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Secoal
 - Gordon had a post office and no railroad service
Danville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Secoal
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
Foster   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Secoal
 - Foster had a post office and no railroad service
Bandytown   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Secoal
 - Bandytown 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 Secoal. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Secoal 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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

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

Boone     (The home county for Secoal)
      Ramage   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
      Jeffrey   [Map]   SW   Less than 2 miles
      Greenview   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
      Ottawa   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Powell Creek   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Clothier   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Hewett   [Map]   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Havana   [Map]   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Lanta   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Quinland   [Map]   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Low Gap   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Bigson   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Culloden   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Milton   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      McDunn   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Powellton   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Pax   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Montgomery   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Smithers   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cannelton   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Gauley Bridge   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Mount Hope   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Oak Hill   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Beckwith   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Harvey   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fayetteville   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Acme   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Winifrede   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Eskdale   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Carbon   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Belle   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Chesapeake   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Marmet   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cabin Creek   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Dupont City   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Rock Lake Village   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Tornado   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      East Bank   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Harts   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Sod   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Banco   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Logan   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Thompson Town   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Hedgeview   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Man   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Mineral City   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Switzer   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Wyoming City   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Davy   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Big Sandy   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Iaeger   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Union City   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Welch   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gilbert   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Pie   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Musick   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Baisden   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Delbarton   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Gilbert Creek   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Red Jacket   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Wharncliffe   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Matewan   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Blackberry City   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Chattaroy   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Williamson   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Beech Glen   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Scott Village   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Teays Village   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Hurricane   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Poca   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Packsville   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Arnett   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Fairdale   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Tolleys   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Harper   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Lester   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Bradley   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Prosperity   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Crab Orchard   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Helen   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Mabscott   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      MacArthur   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Cove Gap   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wilsondale   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Oceana   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Uno   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Clear Fork   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Cub City   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Baileysville   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Mullensville   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pineville   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Mullens   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bud   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Lawrence (KY)
      Clifford (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Maynard (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Martin (KY)
      Hode (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lovely (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Warfield (KY)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Beauty (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Inez (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pike (KY)
      McCarr (KY)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Freeburn (KY)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hardy (KY)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Majestic (KY)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Belfry (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ransom (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Stopover (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Huddy (KY)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      McAndrews (KY)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Phelps (KY)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Buchanan (VA)
      Kelsa (VA)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

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 helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Secoal:

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    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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    
Wayne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Boone County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     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 ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Secoal. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Secoal) 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 Secoal. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Secoal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Secoal. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9794, Longitude: -81.8079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Secoal have been estimated.

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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:

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

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