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So far, we have found very little information about Stone House. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Stone House to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Stone House, please Contact Us.




About Stone House
Stone House is historic and would have been located within present day Taylor County (West Virginia).

Our Pages for Stone House ...

-profile   General information about Stone House
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Stone House
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Stone House (By-County)
-census   Census information for Stone House
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Stone House
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Stone House
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Stone House
-localpapers   Newspapers published in the immediate area of Stone House
-newspapers   Newspapers published in a broader area around Stone House
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Stone House
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-misc   Miscellaneous information
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Stone House
-glossary   This page...

Glossary and Definitions ...

GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Stone House has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '1689852'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Stone House.
Historic Community
We use the term 'historic' broadly and in our Gazetteer, it generally means that the community no longer exists. That said, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past.

If we can be more specific, then you'll see either:

- 'Ghost Town' to indicate that while some ruins are in the vicinity of where the community once stood, the community no longer exists. Being a Ghost Town does not mean that people no longer live or conduct business in the area. When visiting a Ghost Town, please be sure to respect private property.

- 'Shadow Town' to indicate that the community was much larger in the past and while some people may continue to live there, the community is a shadow of its past.

Footnotes ...



<1>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 Stone House, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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This page was last modified: 15 Oct 2018
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