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Our Genealogical Helper for Stepptown ...

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 Stepptown (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 Stepptown. 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 Stepptown ...

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 16 newspapers that have been published in the area around Stepptown.

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

Cemeteries Near Stepptown ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Stepptown.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  SE Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Darnell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SSW Triplett Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Stepp Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Parsley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Chaffin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Small Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Roman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Williamson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kirk Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Murphy Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Aker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Rose Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Wills Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Brewer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Chaffin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Perry Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Stepp Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Baisden Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Meade & Messer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Cain Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SSW Kirk Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Newsome Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Baisden Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Perry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Harmon Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Endicott Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSE Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stepp Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Waldron Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Meade Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Messer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Messer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Perry Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Spaulding Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fluty Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Petercave Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Vernatter Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Matty Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Browning Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SE Mountain View Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  SE Hensley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hensley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Parsley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Meade Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Harden Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sturgell Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hanna Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Sammons Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Phelps Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Stroud Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Maynard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stroud Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mills Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Pack Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  S Caney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Weddington Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Goff Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lackey Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Kirk Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Stafford Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Kirk Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Williamson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Jonas Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Perry Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Buffalo Horn Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Kirk Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Stepp - Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Robinette Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gap Hollow Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Meades Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Williamson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Ferguson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hammond 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>

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

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

Warfield (KY)   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stepptown
 - 1895 population of 1,212 people (with 239 people in 2017)
 - Warfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonecoal   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North (N) from Stepptown
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Stonecoal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Stepptown
 - Pilgrim had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inez (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Stepptown
 - 1895 population of 108 people (with 643 people in 2017)
 - Inez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stepptown
 - Rural had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clifford (KY)   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stepptown
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Clifford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dunlow   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Stepptown
 - Dunlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maynard (KY) - Historic   [Map]
 - While Maynard was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stepptown
 - Maynard 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 Stepptown. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Stepptown 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.

Stepptown is located in Wayne County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wayne County: Boyd (KY), Lawrence (KY), Martin (KY), Lawrence (OH), Cabell, Lincoln & Mingo.

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

  DirectionDistance
Wayne     (The home county for Stepptown)
      Wilsondale   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Cove Gap   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
      Fort Gay   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Mineral Springs   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Buffalo Creek   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Ceredo   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Kenova   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Boone
      Manila   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Havana   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hewett   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Layville   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Turtle Creek   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Clothier   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Greenview   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Jeffrey   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Low Gap   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Ottawa   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Powell Creek   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Dodson Junction   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Morrisvale   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Cabell
      Huntington   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Lincoln
      Harts   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Sod   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Logan
      Troy Town   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Holden   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Hedgeview   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Thompson Town   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Logan   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Omar   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Switzer   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Banco   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
McDowell
      Wyoming City   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Mingo
      Greyeagle   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Kermit   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Chattaroy   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Williamson   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Delbarton   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Matewan   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Red Jacket   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Blackberry City   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Musick   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Pie   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wharncliffe   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Baisden   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Gilbert Creek   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Wyoming
      Cub City   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Uno   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Boyd (KY)
      Durbin (KY)   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Big Sandy (KY)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Rush (KY)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Carter (KY)
      Jeriel (KY)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Willard (KY)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Denton (KY)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Mount Savage (KY)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hitchins (KY)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Elliott (KY)
      Isonville (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Floyd (KY)
      Auxier (KY)   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Prestonsburg (KY)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Banner (KY)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Dwale (KY)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Ivel (KY)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Stanville (KY)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Tram (KY)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Allen (KY)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Betsy Layne (KY)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Harold (KY)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Dana (KY)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Martin (KY)   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Blue Moon (KY)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Johnson (KY)
      Whitehouse (KY)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Lowmansville (KY)   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Williamsport (KY)   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Meally (KY)   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Thelma (KY)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Tutor Key (KY)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Van Lear (KY)   [Map]   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Nippa (KY)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      West Van Lear (KY)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Wittensville (KY)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
      East Point (KY)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Hagerhill (KY)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Paintsville (KY)   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Knott (KY)
      Raven (KY)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Mousie (KY)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Lawrence (KY)
      Clifford (KY)   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Maynard (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Peach Orchard (KY)   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Richardson (KY)   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Patrick (KY)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Ben Bow (KY)   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Gallup (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Ulysses (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Bumblebee (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Torchlight (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Charley (KY)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Walbridge (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Ivory (KY) - Historic   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
 
Magoffin (KY)
      Painters Lick (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Falcon (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Wheelersburg (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Gapville (KY)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Lacey (KY)   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Gunlock (KY)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Royalton (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Salyersville (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cisco (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Elsie (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Edna (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Martin (KY)
      Warfield (KY)   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Lovely (KY)   [Map]   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Beauty (KY)   [Map]   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Inez (KY)   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Debord (KY)   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Tomahawk (KY)   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
 
Morgan (KY)
      Ophir (KY)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Crockett (KY)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Elkfork (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Pike (KY)
      Varney (KY)   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Sidney (KY)   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Canada (KY)   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Belfry (KY)   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Hardy (KY)   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Huddy (KY)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Stone (KY)   [Map]   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      McAndrews (KY)   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Pinsonfork (KY)   [Map]   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
      McCarr (KY)   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Blair Town (KY)   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
 
Lawrence (OH)
      Burlington (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      South Point (OH)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Buchanan (VA)
      Kelsa (VA)   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]

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

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 - 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 Stepptown:

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 Wayne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cabell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wyoming County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carter County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Elliott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Floyd County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Johnson County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Knott County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Magoffin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pike County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lawrence County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Wayne 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 Wayne 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 ...
      Kentucky
      Ohio
      Virginia

Other Roadside Stops ...



Find a Community within West Virginia

About Wayne County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Stepptown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stepptown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stepptown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8632, Longitude: -82.4165     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stepptown 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>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 Stepptown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Stepptown.



 
 
 

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