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Our Genealogical Helper for Sincerity ...

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 Sincerity (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 Sincerity. 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 Sincerity ...

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 17 newspapers that have been published in the area around Sincerity.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Sincerity, there are papers which were published within 15 miles [24.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Sincerity.

Cemeteries Near Sincerity ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Sincerity.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Shuman Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Burchfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Long Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Borden Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Anderson - Bane Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Big Run Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Willey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Horner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Higginbotham Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Yost Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Stoneking Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mt. Herman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Utt Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NNW Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Chutes Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Kilcoyne Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Allen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Snider Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Low Gap Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Carney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  WNW Long Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SE Snodgrass Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ice Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Furbee Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Garner Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Earnshaw Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE East View Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Moore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSW Ice Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hayhurst Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Shaffer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Murray Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Scritchfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Morris Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Taylor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Shriver Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Dulaney Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Jolliffee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wade Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lieuts - Bates Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Morgan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pricetown Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Rymer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Glover Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stottlemeier Run Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Brown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Littleton Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Strosnider Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  W Long Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Knights of Pythias Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Lowe Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stout Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Cunningham Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Old Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Leezer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bartrug Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Harmony Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Hundred Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Jolliffee Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Anderson Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kirkland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wileyville Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SE Beaty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ice Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Thorne & Huey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mannington Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Atha Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Green Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McCabe Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Board Tree Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ridge Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Harland Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McKimmie Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Brock Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Meadowdale Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Scritchfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Schupp Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Butcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Barger Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McNicholas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Lantz Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Piney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Fluhartys Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Booth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bennett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hildreth Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Shaw Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sullivan Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Whetstone Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Beaty Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Yoho Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Oak Forest Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Seller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Freedom Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Mt. Joy Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Kiger 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 Sincerity had a population of 11 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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

Uniontown   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sincerity
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Uniontown had a post office and no railroad service
Hazel   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sincerity
 - 1895 population of 6 people
 - Hazel had a post office and no railroad service
Anthem   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Sincerity
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Anthem had a post office and no railroad service
Brink   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sincerity
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Brink had a post office and no railroad service
Earnshaw   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sincerity
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Earnshaw had a post office and no railroad service
Dean   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sincerity
 - Dean had a post office and no railroad service
Endicott   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sincerity
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Endicott had a post office and no railroad service
Seven Pines   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sincerity
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Seven Pines had a post office and no railroad service
Rymer   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sincerity
 - Rymer 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 Sincerity. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Sincerity 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 northwest 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 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 west 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.

Sincerity is located in Wetzel County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wetzel County: Monroe (OH), Greene (PA), Doddridge, Harrison, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia & Tyler.

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

Wetzel     (The home county for Sincerity)
      Uniontown   [Map]   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Littleton   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Barker   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Hundred   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Bane   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Smithfield   [Map]   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Pine Grove   [Map]   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Bebee   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      New Martinsville   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Adaland   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Berryburg   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Elk City   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Philippi   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wellington Heights   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Smithburg   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      West Union   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Enterprise   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Lumberport   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Shinnston   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Salem   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      O'Neill   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Gore   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Adamston   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Clarksburg   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Despard   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Bridgeport   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Nutter Fort   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Anmoore   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Stonewood   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Valley Chapel   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Jane Lew   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Camden   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Smith Village   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Weston   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cox Town   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Mannington   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Fairview   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Worthington   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Helens Run   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Grant Town   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Monongah   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Barrackville   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Garden Village   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Fairmont   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Rivesville   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Whitehall   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Adaline   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Cameron   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Knoxville   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Kent   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Moundsville   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Glen Dale   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      McMechen   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Benwood   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Blacksville   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Arnettsville   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Cassville   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Smithtown   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Granville   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Osage   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Star City   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Westover   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Baker Ridge   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Morgantown   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Brookhaven   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Canyon   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Cheat Lake   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Triadelphia   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Bethlehem   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Valley Grove   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Wheeling   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Clearview   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      West Liberty   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hebron   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Saint Marys   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Threefork Bridge   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Arthurdale   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Masontown   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Newburg   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Reedsville   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Pennsboro   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ellenboro   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Pullman   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Auburn   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Harrisville   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Fetterman   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Flemington   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Grafton   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Knottsville   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Atwood   [Map]   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Belmont (OH)
      Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Vadis (OH)   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Neffs (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Bridgeport (OH)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Brookside (OH)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Blaine (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Barton (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Yorkville (OH)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Belmont (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jefferson (OH)
      Highland City (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tiltonsville (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Monroe (OH)
      Clarington (OH)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Beallsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Wilson (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Jerusalem (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Miltonsburg (OH)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Stafford (OH)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Washington (OH)
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fayette (PA)
      Fairchance (PA)   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Point Marion (PA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Masontown (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Isabella (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Puritan (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Greene (PA)
      Waynesburg (PA)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Morrisville (PA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Swarts (PA)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Jefferson (PA)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Greensboro (PA)   [Map]   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Carmichaels (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Clarksville (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cumberland Village (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fairdale (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Nemacolin (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Rices Landing (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Stringtown (PA)   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Washington (PA)
      West Alexander (PA)   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Coon Island (PA)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Claysville (PA)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Marianna (PA)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bentleyville (PA)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Green Hills (PA)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Beallsville (PA)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fredericktown-Millsboro (PA)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Deemston (PA)   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

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 websites either 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 Sincerity:

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 Wetzel County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Harrison County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall 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    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont 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    
Washington County (OH):       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 Wetzel County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wetzel 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 Sincerity ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wetzel County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sincerity. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5992, Longitude: -80.5390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sincerity 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 Sincerity, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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