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Our Genealogical Helper for Sherrard ...

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 Sherrard (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 Sherrard. 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 Sherrard ...

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 70 newspapers that have been published in the area around Sherrard.

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

Cemeteries Near Sherrard ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Sherrard.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SSE Allen Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Orums Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Shafer Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McHenry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Halcyon Hills Memorial Park   [Map]     
  SSE Coopers Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  S Wood Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McMechen Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Fairview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Limestone Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stone Church Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSE Buchanan Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Earlywine Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW German Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bellaire Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Wegee Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW First Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Prison Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW White Gate Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Waymans Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Blairs Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  N Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Dunfee Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Wegee Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Peninsular Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Wood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wolf Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Rock Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW Dilles Bottom Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Parkview Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  N Gregg Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Alexander Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NNW Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Rulong - Bartlett Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Brushy Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Beelers Station Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wolf Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Mt. View Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Dallas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dallas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dallas United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Weeks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lansing Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW High Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Belmont Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Vallonia Area Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Ebenezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Green View Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Jefferson - Staniford Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Fork Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bane Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Linwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Belmont Memorial Park   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Powhatan Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Hubbs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Scotch Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Turk Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Key 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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Sherrard had a post office and no railroad service.

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

Limestone   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sherrard
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Limestone had a post office and no railroad service
Benwood   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sherrard
 - 1895 population of 2,934 people (with 1,307 people in 2017)
 - Benwood had a post office and railroad service
McMechen   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Sherrard
 - 1895 population of 427 people (with 1,775 people in 2017)
 - McMechen had a post office and railroad service
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sherrard
 - Shadyside had railroad service and no post office
Glendale   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sherrard
 - Glendale had a post office and railroad service
Viola   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sherrard
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
Sand Hill   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Sherrard
 - 1895 population of 38 people
 - Sand Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Triadelphia   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sherrard
 - 1895 population of 515 people (with 759 people in 2017)
 - Triadelphia had a post office and railroad service
Elm Grove   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sherrard
 - 1895 population of 594 people
 - Elm Grove had a post office and railroad service
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sherrard
 - 1895 population of 9,934 people (with 4,106 people in 2017)
 - Bellaire had a post office and railroad service
Wegee (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sherrard
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Wegee 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 Sherrard. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Sherrard 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 hospitals and doctors 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.

Sherrard is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Belmont (OH), Monroe (OH), Greene (PA), Washington (PA), Ohio & Wetzel.

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

Marshall     (The home county for Sherrard)
      Benwood   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      McMechen   [Map]   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   SW   5 miles [8 km]
      Knoxville   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Cameron   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Adaline   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Kent   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Windsor Heights   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Beech Bottom   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Bethany   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Dutch Town   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Shank Town   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Wellsburg   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Hooverson Heights   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Follansbee   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Weirton   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      New Cumberland   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fairhaven   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Mannington   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Blacksville   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Cassville   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Wheeling   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      West Liberty   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Atwood   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Littleton   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bebee   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Hundred   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      New Martinsville   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Uniontown   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Barker   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Pine Grove   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Bane   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Smithfield   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Belmont (OH)
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Brookside (OH)   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Neffs (OH)   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Vadis (OH)   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Blaine (OH)   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Barton (OH)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Blainesville (OH)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Guernsey (OH)
      Fairview (OH)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Quaker City (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Salesville (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Londonderry (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Middlebourne (OH)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Elizabethtown (OH)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Easton (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Old Washington (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Winterset (OH)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Harrison (OH)
      Harrisville (OH)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Adena (OH)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Blairmont (OH)   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      New Athens (OH)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cadiz (OH)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Hopedale (OH)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Narva (OH)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Jewett (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Deersville (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Freeport (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Scio (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Feed Springs (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Bowerston (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Jefferson (OH)
      Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Highland City (OH)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Rayland (OH)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Mount Pleasant (OH)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Dillonvale (OH)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Olszeski Town (OH)   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Brilliant (OH)   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Smithfield (OH)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      New Alexandria (OH)   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Valley Glen (OH)   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   N   23 miles [37 km]
      Bloomingdale (OH)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Clarington (OH)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Beallsville (OH)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wilson (OH)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Jerusalem (OH)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Miltonsburg (OH)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Stafford (OH)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Noble (OH)
      Batesville (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Summerfield (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tuscarawas (OH)
      West Chester (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Washington (OH)
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Allegheny (PA)
      Noblestown (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Morgan (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Oakdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Bridgeville (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Upper Saint Clair (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Bethel Park (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Library (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Beaver (PA)
      Frankfort Springs (PA)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Harshaville (PA)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fayette (PA)
      Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Luzerne (PA)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Isabella (PA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Greene (PA)
      Swarts (PA)   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Morrisville (PA)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Clarksville (PA)   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rices Landing (PA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Carmichaels (PA)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cumberland Village (PA)   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fairdale (PA)   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Stringtown (PA)   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Nemacolin (PA)   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Washington (PA)
      West Alexander (PA)   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Coon Island (PA)   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Claysville (PA)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      West Middletown (PA)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Independence (PA)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Green Hills (PA)   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bentleyville (PA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Wolfdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Washington (PA)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      East Washington (PA)   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Burgettstown (PA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      McGovern (PA)   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]

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

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 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 Sherrard:

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 Marshall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brooke County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuscarawas County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegheny County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Beaver County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (PA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Sherrard ...

While our initial data for Sherrard came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Sherrard 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 Sherrard.

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 Sherrard:
    Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned  
Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Sherrard.
      See our Misc Page for Sherrard for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a West Virginia Community

About Marshall County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sherrard. 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Sherrard. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sherrard) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherrard. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9873, Longitude: -80.6759     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherrard 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:

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

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