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Our Genealogical Helper for Shenandoah Junction ...

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 Shenandoah Junction (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 Shenandoah Junction. 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.

Name Variations for Shenandoah Junction ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Shenandoah Junction.

  • Typical abbreviation for Shenandoah Junction: Shenandoah Jct. (or less commonly used: Shenandoah Jctn.)

Newspapers Published in Shenandoah Junction ...

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 37 newspapers that have been published in the area around Shenandoah Junction.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Shenandoah Junction, 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 Shenandoah Junction.

Cemeteries Near Shenandoah Junction ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Shenandoah Junction.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  ENE Elk Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Johnsontown Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Uvilla Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE St. James Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NE Buckles - Reverend Black Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kearneysville Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Edge Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  WNW James M Van Metre Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Washington Burial Ground   [Map]     
  ESE Bolivar Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Vancleveville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Reformed Graveyard   [Map]     
  NNE Shepherds Graveyard   [Map]     
  NNE Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pleasant View Memory Gardens   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Silver Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Harper Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSE Chestnut Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Smoketown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Old Stone Bridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Douglas Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NNW Sprinkle Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Antietam National Cemetery   [Map]   [MIHP<3>]  
  NE Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE First Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Reformed Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Wesley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Rosedale Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hebrew Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Green Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Mountain View Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Old Reformed Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Brownsville Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Brownsville Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Mumma Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Old German Lutheran Reformed Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Old Norbourne Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Norborne Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Darkesville Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  S Kabletown Churchyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Rohersville Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mt. Briar 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.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Shenandoah Junction had a population of 62 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

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

Uvilla   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Uvilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Halltown   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Halltown had a post office and railroad service
 
Kearneysville   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Kearneysville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Charles Town   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 2,287 people (with 5,945 people in 2016)
 - Charles Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Bakerton   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Bakerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leetown   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Leetown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Aldridge   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shenandoah Junction
 - Aldridge had railroad service and no post office
 
Millville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Millville had a post office and railroad service
 
Shepherdstown   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 151 people (with 1,991 people in 2016)
 - Shepherdstown had a post office and railroad service
 
Harpers Ferry   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shenandoah Junction
 - 1895 population of 958 people (with 291 people in 2016)
 - Harpers Ferry had a post office and railroad service

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

Shenandoah Junction is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Washington (MD), Clarke (VA), Loudoun (VA) & Berkeley.

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

  DirectionDistance
Jefferson     (The home county for Shenandoah Junction)
      Bardane   [Map]   W   Less than 2 miles
      Jefferson Village   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Charles Town   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Ranson   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Shepherdstown   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Bolivar   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Harpers Ferry   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lower Town   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Bloomery   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Kabletown   [Map]   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
 
Berkeley
      Baker Heights   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Scrabble   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Martinsburg   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Inwood   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Bedington   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Arden   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Bunker Hill   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Falling Waters   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Hedgesville   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 
Hampshire
      Capon Bridge   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Slanesville   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Morgan
      Bath   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Berryville   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Magnolia   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Paw Paw   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Allegany (MD)
      Little Orleans (MD)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Keifers (MD)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Carroll (MD)
      Mount Airy (MD)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Ridgeville (MD)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Keymar (MD)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Nottingham Village (MD)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Union Bridge (MD)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Linwood (MD)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Frederick (MD)
      Knoxville (MD)   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Brunswick (MD)   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Burkittsville (MD)   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Rosemont (MD)   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Boss Arnold Village (MD)   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Jefferson (MD)   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Middletown (MD)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Point-of-Rocks (MD)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Potomac Village (MD)   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Myersville (MD)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Adamstown Village (MD)   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Braddock Heights (MD)   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
 
Howard (MD)
      Timberleigh Village (MD)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Montgomery (MD)
      Dickerson (MD)   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Barnesville (MD)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Beallsville (MD)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Poolesville (MD)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Boyds (MD)   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Clarksburg (MD)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Germantown (MD)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Damascus (MD)   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Darnestown (MD)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Montgomery Village (MD)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Gaithersburg (MD)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      North Potomac (MD)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Washington (MD)
      Sharpsburg (MD)   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Brownsville (MD)   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Rohrersville (MD)   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Eakles Mills (MD)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Keedysville (MD)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Fairplay (MD)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Saint James (MD)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Boonsboro (MD)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Saint James Village (MD)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Williamsport (MD)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      San Mar (MD)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Mount Lena (MD)   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
 
Adams (PA)
      Carroll Valley (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fairfield (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Bedford (PA)
      Purcell (PA)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Franklin (PA)
      Greencastle (PA)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Waynecastle (PA)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Pen Mar (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Rouzerville (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wayne Heights (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Waynesboro (PA)   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Mercersburg (PA)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Beartown (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Blue Ridge Summit (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Monterey (PA)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Cashtown (PA)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Marion (PA)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
 
Fulton (PA)
      Websters Mill (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      McConnellsburg (PA)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Clarke (VA)
      Gaylord (VA)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Berryville (VA)   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Frogtown (VA)   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Boyce (VA)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Waterloo (VA)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Berrys (VA)   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      White Post (VA)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Fairfax (VA)
      Herndon (VA)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Chantilly (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Great Falls (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Reston (VA)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Fauquier (VA)
      Zulla (VA)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Markham (VA)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Petersburg (VA)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Belvoir (VA) - Historic   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Marshall (VA)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      The Plains (VA)   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Frederick (VA)
      White Hall (VA)   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Welltown (VA)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Echo Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Day - Mar Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Nordic Village (VA)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Stephens City (VA)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Middletown (VA)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Loudoun (VA)
      Bolington (VA)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Hillsboro (VA)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Lovettsville (VA)   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Round Hill (VA)   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Purcellville (VA)   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Hamilton (VA)   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Lucketts (VA)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      White Pump (VA)   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Leesburg (VA)   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Belmont (VA)   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Middleburg (VA)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Lansdowne (VA)   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Prince William (VA)
      Waterfall Village (VA)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Haymarket (VA)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Gainesville (VA)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Shenandoah (VA)
      Strasburg (VA)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Warren (VA)
      Reliance (VA)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Riverton (VA)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Front Royal (VA)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Royal Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Viscose City (VA)   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Winchester City (VA)
      Winchester (VA)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Shenandoah Junction:

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 Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Berkeley County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampshire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegany County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Frederick County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Washington County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Adams County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bedford County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fulton County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clarke County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fauquier County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Frederick County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
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Prince William County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shenandoah County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Warren County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Winchester City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 ...
      Maryland
      Pennsylvania
      Virginia

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Shenandoah Junction ...

While our initial data for Shenandoah Junction came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Shenandoah Junction in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Shenandoah Junction.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide
      Published by Rand McNally & Co.      (Document found on Google Books)
Notes for Shenandoah Junction:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, Railroad Station, Express Office  
 
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Shenandoah Junction.
      See our Misc Page for Shenandoah Junction for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community within West Virginia

About Jefferson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountywv.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Shenandoah Junction. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shenandoah Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shenandoah Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3587, Longitude: -77.8431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shenandoah Junction 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>The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MIHP (for the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties). More information about the MHT and MIHP can be found on their website: mht.maryland.gov.

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<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Shenandoah Junction, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Shenandoah Junction.