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Our Genealogical Helper for Sunset Heights ...

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 Sunset Heights (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 Sunset Heights. 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.

Name Variations for Sunset Heights ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Sunset Heights.

  • Typical abbreviation for Sunset Heights: Sunset Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Newspapers Published in Sunset Heights ...

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 53 newspapers that have been published in the area around Sunset Heights.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Sunset Heights, there are papers which were published within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Sunset Heights.

Cemeteries Near Sunset Heights ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Sunset Heights.

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

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  NE Mt. Moriah Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Dils Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Arlington Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NW Woodyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  W St. Xaviers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mathews Cemetery   [Map]     
  S McPherson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Red Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rosemar United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Harper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Ogden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Spring Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W IOOF Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Parkersburg Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  W Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Holliday Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Tavenner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Foley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Wright Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Harkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Chichester Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSW Deem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Jackson Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Vandevier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Farson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Varner Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Spencer Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Sunset Memory Gardens   [Map]     
  WSW Posey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Ruble Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Way Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Tracewell Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Kincheloe Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ross - McCardle Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Creel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Hiatt Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Kanawha United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Farrow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Grant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Mayo Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Cedarville Cemetery   [Map]     
  W River Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Maddox Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Butcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Morrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Riverview Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Caplinger Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Snider Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Henderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Pugh Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Uhl Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Rockland Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Lubeck Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Sams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Reeder Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Byrd Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Corbin Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Sinclair Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Sharp - Prince Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Compton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Dunham Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Richards Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Beckwith Cemetery #1   [Map]     
  NNW Tunnel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Graham Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Buckner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Christopher Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Harness Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE East Lawn Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Williamstown Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Barnett Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Corner Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Edelen Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  W Barnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Burd Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Fairview Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hupp Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Big Tygart Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Deem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Deem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Leachtown Community Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Vaught Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Kanawha Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Beha Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE IOOF Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Rizer Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Middle Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Kinnaird Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE River View Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Harmar Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hopkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Neal Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lewis Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Neale Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McDougle Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Boso Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Meldahl Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Munchmeyers Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hickenbottom Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Grogan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Weaser Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Stephens Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Big Tygart Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Warren Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lower Newport Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mound Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Old St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Brabham Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Veto Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Little Hocking Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lewis 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 Sunset Heights in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Sunset Heights.

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

Boreman   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sunset Heights
 - Boreman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkersburg   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sunset Heights
 - 1895 population of 8,408 people (with 30,096 people in 2017)
 - Parkersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Red Hill   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sunset Heights
 - Red Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newport   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sunset Heights
 - Newport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallyho   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Sunset Heights
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Tallyho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sunset Heights
 - Vienna had a post office and railroad service
 
Valley Mills   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sunset Heights
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Valley Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belpre (OH)   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Sunset Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,007 people (with 6,406 people in 2017)
 - Belpre had a post office and railroad service
 
Davisville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Sunset Heights
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Davisville had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Sunset Heights. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Sunset Heights 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 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.

Sunset Heights is located in Wood County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wood County: Athens (OH), Meigs (OH), Washington (OH), Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie & Wirt.

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

  DirectionDistance
Wood     (The home county for Sunset Heights)
      North Hills   [Map]   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Parkersburg   [Map]   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Vienna   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Parkers Towne   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Boaz   [Map]   N   5 miles [8 km]
      Kanawha   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Mineral Acres   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Mineral Wells   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Pleasant View   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Blennerhassett   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lubeck   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Williamstown   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Washington   [Map]   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
 
Calhoun
      Grantsville   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Arnoldsburg   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Doddridge
      West Union   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Jackson
      Odaville   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Ravenswood   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Flatwoods   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ripley   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Mason
      New Haven   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hartford City   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Mason   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Baden   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Pleasants
      Belmont   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Saint Marys   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Hebron   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
Ritchie
      Cairo   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Cantwell   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Ellenboro   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Harrisville   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Pennsboro   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Pullman   [Map]   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Auburn   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Roane
      Reedy   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Spencer   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Flint Town   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Tyler
      Friendly   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Sistersville   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Middlebourne   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Paden City   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Wirt
      Greencastle   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Freeport   [Map]   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Elizabeth   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Peewee   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Burning Springs   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Athens (OH)
      Coolville (OH)   [Map]   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Armadale (OH)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Amesville (OH)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Mudsock (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Carsey Town (OH)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Athens (OH)   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Mount Nebo (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Jacksonville (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Liars Corner (OH) - Historic   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Glouster (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Trimble (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Chauncey (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      The Plains (OH)   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Gallia (OH)
      Carlton (OH)   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cheshire (OH)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Guernsey (OH)
      Cumberland (OH)   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Hocking (OH)
      Murray City (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      New Town (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      New Pittsburg (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Meigs (OH)
      Keno (OH)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Bashan (OH)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Racine (OH)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Syracuse (OH)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Thomas Village (OH)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Middleport (OH)   [Map]   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Rutland (OH)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Monroe (OH)
      Graysville (OH)   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Stafford (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Plainview (OH)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Antioch (OH)   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lewisville (OH)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Woodsfield (OH)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Morgan (OH)
      Chesterhill (OH)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Stockport (OH)   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Malta (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      McConnelsville (OH)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Morganville (OH)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Noble (OH)
      Dexter City (OH)   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Caldwell (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Olive Green (OH)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Belle Valley (OH)   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Sarahsville (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Summerfield (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Perry (OH)
      Chapel Hill (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Corning (OH)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      San Toy (OH) - Historic   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Rendville (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Hemlock (OH)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Washington (OH)
      Belpre (OH)   [Map]   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Sandhill (OH)   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Marietta (OH)   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Redbush (OH)   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Devola (OH)   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Lowell (OH)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Beverly (OH)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Lower Salem (OH)   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Macksburg (OH)   [Map]   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Grandview (OH)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites 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 Sunset Heights:

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 Wood County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calhoun County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Doddridge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pleasants County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ritchie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Roane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tyler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wirt County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Athens County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Gallia County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Guernsey County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hocking County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Meigs County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Noble County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Perry County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for West Virginia:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/

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



Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2767, Longitude: -81.5021     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunset Heights 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 Sunset Heights, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Sunset Heights.



 
 
 

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