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Our Genealogy Helper for Snowflake ...

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 Snowflake (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 an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Snowflake. 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.

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.

Snowflake is located in Greenbrier County.

To see how the shape of West Virginia's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greenbrier County: Alleghany (VA), Bath (VA), Fayette, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers & Webster.

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

  • Greenbrier County     (The home county of Snowflake)
    • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Spring
      • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Spring
    • Frazier [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frazier
      • Frazier [Greenbrier County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frazier
    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronceverte
      • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<2>
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
      • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<2>
    • Fairlea [Greenbrier County]
    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
      • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<2>
    • Richlands [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richlands
      • Richlands [Greenbrier County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richlands
    • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clendenenville
      • Clendenenville [Greenbrier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clendenenville
    • Vale [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vale
      • Vale [Greenbrier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vale
    • Kieffer [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kieffer
      • Kieffer [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kieffer
    • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
    • Unus [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unus
      • Unus [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unus
    • Crawley [Greenbrier County]
  • Fayette County
    • Spring Dale [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Dale
      • Spring Dale [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Dale
    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadow Bridge
      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadow Bridge
    • Bellwood [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellwood
      • Bellwood [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
    • Hilton Village [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilton Village
      • Hilton Village [Fayette County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilton Village
    • Clifftop [Fayette County]
    • Quinnimont [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinnimont
      • Quinnimont [Fayette County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinnimont
    • Prince [Fayette County]
    • Sewell Knob [Fayette County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sewell Knob
      • Sewell Knob [Fayette County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Sewell Knob. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Sewell Knob has also been known as:
      • Swell Knob
    • Stonecliff [Fayette County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecliff
      • Stonecliff [Fayette County] was located 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Stonecliff. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Stonecliff has also been known as:
      • Stone Cliff
    • Thurmond [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thurmond
      • Thurmond [Fayette County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thurmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmond<2>
    • Mount Hope [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hope
      • Mount Hope [Fayette County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hope<2>
    • Lansing [Fayette County]
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
      • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,684 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<2>
  • Logan County
    • Rich Creek [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Creek
      • Rich Creek [Logan County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
  • Mercer County
    • Athens [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 890 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<2>
    • Oakvale [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakvale
      • Oakvale [Mercer County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakvale
    • Princeton [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
      • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,599 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<2>
  • Monroe County
    • Union [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Hollywood [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
    • Ballard [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballard
      • Ballard [Monroe County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballard
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peterstown
      • Peterstown [Monroe County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peterstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<2>
  • Nicholas County
    • Peaser Junction [Nicholas County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peaser Junction
      • Peaser Junction [Nicholas County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Snowflake
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Peaser Junction. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Snow Hill [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Hill
      • Snow Hill [Nicholas County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
    • Richwood [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
      • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,842 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<2>
    • Nettie [Nicholas County]
    • Craigsville [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigsville
      • Craigsville [Nicholas County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Snowflake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craigsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craigsville<2>
    • Summersville [Nicholas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summersville
      • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,225 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<2>
  • Pocahontas County
    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<2>
    • Buckeye [Pocahontas County]
  • Raleigh County
    • Royal [Raleigh County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal
      • Royal [Raleigh County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Shady Spring [Raleigh County]
    • Clifftop [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifftop
      • Clifftop [Raleigh County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifftop
    • Terry [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Raleigh County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
    • Beaver [Raleigh County]
    • Daniels [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniels
      • Daniels [Raleigh County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniels have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniels
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daniels<2>
    • Beckley [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
      • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,805 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<2>
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
    • MacArthur [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for MacArthur
      • MacArthur [Raleigh County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for MacArthur have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on MacArthur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for MacArthur<2>
    • Crab Orchard [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crab Orchard
      • Crab Orchard [Raleigh County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crab Orchard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crab Orchard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crab Orchard<2>
    • Harper [Raleigh County]
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,219 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<2>
    • Lester [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
  • Summers County
    • Bargers Springs [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bargers Springs
      • Bargers Springs [Summers County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bargers Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bargers Springs
    • Forest Hill [Summers County]
    • Hinton [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hinton
      • Hinton [Summers County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,321 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<2>
    • Sandstone [Summers County]
    • Bellepoint [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellepoint
      • Bellepoint [Summers County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellepoint
    • Jumping Branch [Summers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumping Branch
      • Jumping Branch [Summers County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumping Branch
  • Alleghany County (VA)
    • Moss Run [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss Run
      • Moss Run [Alleghany County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss Run
    • Low Moor [Alleghany County]
    • Clifton Forge [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton Forge
      • Clifton Forge [Alleghany County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton Forge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton Forge<2>
  • Botetourt County (VA)
    • Fincastle [Botetourt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fincastle
      • Fincastle [Botetourt County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fincastle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fincastle<2>
  • Covington City (VA)
    • Covington [Covington City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
      • Covington [Covington City] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<2>
  • Craig County (VA)
    • Simmonsville [Craig County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simmonsville
      • Simmonsville [Craig County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simmonsville
    • New Castle [Craig County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Castle
      • New Castle [Craig County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<2>
  • Giles County (VA)
    • Mountain Lake [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lake
      • Mountain Lake [Giles County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Snowflake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake
    • Pembroke [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,077 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<2>
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Creek
      • Rich Creek [Giles County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<2>
    • Bluff City [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff City
      • Bluff City [Giles County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Snowflake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff City
    • Pearisburg [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearisburg
      • Pearisburg [Giles County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,620 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearisburg<2>
    • Glen Lyn [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Lyn
      • Glen Lyn [Giles County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 97 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Lyn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Lyn
    • Narrows [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Narrows
      • Narrows [Giles County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Narrows have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Narrows
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Narrows<2>
  • Montgomery County (VA)
    • Blacksburg [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacksburg
      • Blacksburg [Montgomery County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Snowflake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,074 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<2>
    • Elliston [Montgomery County]

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

Newspapers Published in Snowflake ...

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 41 newspapers that have been published in the area around Snowflake.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Snowflake, there are papers which were published within 18 miles [29 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Snowflake.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

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

  • 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.
    • Stories from Virginia
    • Stories from West Virginia

Cemeteries Near Snowflake ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Snowflake.

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

  • Hanger Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hanger Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hanger Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanger Cemetery
  • Lincoln Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lincoln Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lincoln Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Cemetery
  • Coffman Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Coffman Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Coffman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffman Cemetery
  • Harrah Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harrah Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harrah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrah Cemetery
  • Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson Fletcher Addition Cemetery
  • Salem Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Salem Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Salem Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Salem Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Snowflake.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem Cemetery
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    • Morgan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morgan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morgan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Morgan Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Snowflake.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan Cemetery
    • Adwell Cemetery
    • Old Stone Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Stone Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Stone Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Stone Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Snowflake.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Stone Cemetery
    • Lebanon Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lebanon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lebanon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lebanon Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon Cemetery
    • Greenbrier Memorial Gardens
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenbrier Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Greenbrier Memorial Gardens lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Snowflake.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbrier Memorial Gardens
    • Rosewood Cemetery
    • Richardson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Richardson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Richardson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Richardson Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Snowflake.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richardson Cemetery
    • Pence Family Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pence Family Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Pence Family Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Pence Family Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pence Family Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2491805<5>
    • Green Hill Cemetery

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.<6>

While we didn't find Snowflake in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Snowflake.

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

  • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Spring
    • Fort Spring [Greenbrier County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Snowflake
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 151 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Spring had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Spring
  • Rockland [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
    • Rockland [Greenbrier County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Rockland had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
  • Blaker Mills [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blaker Mills
    • Blaker Mills [Greenbrier County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Blaker Mills had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blaker Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaker Mills
  • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 663 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Alderson had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<2>
  • Nickells Mill [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nickells Mill
    • Nickells Mill [Monroe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 37 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Nickells Mill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nickells Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nickells Mill
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronceverte
    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Snowflake
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 481 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Ronceverte had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<2>
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    • Sinks Grove [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sinks Grove
      • Sinks Grove [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Snowflake
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 124 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sinks Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sinks Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sinks Grove
    • Patton [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patton
      • Patton [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Patton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patton
    • Asbury [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asbury
      • Asbury [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Snowflake
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 124 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Asbury have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asbury<2>
    • Wolfcreek [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolfcreek
      • Wolfcreek [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Snowflake
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 17 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wolfcreek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolfcreek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolfcreek
    • Pickaway [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickaway
      • Pickaway [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Snowflake
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 72 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pickaway had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickaway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickaway
    • Monitor [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monitor
      • Monitor [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Snowflake
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Monitor had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monitor have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monitor
    • Whitcomb [Greenbrier County] - Historic
      • While Whitcomb was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitcomb
      • Whitcomb [Greenbrier County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Snowflake
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Whitcomb had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitcomb have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
      • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Snowflake
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,016 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lewisburg had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<2>
    • Santifee [Summers County] - Historic
      • While Santifee was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santifee
      • Santifee [Summers County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Snowflake
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Santifee had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santifee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Snowflake. See our List of 1890's Communities around Snowflake.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Snowflake) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snowflake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7468, Longitude: -80.5545       In this case, the coordinates for Snowflake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>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.
<6>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 Snowflake, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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