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Our Genealogical Helper for Toney ...

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 Toney (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 Toney. 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 Toney ...

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 15 newspapers that have been published in the area around Toney.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Toney, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Toney.

Cemeteries Near Toney ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Toney.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NNW Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lambert Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Lily Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mobley Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE May Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Ferrellsburg Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW Piney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SSW Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dempsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Stolling Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rakes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Chambers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Butcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Perrys Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Old Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Justice Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Varnie Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bias Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hunter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Toney Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Browning Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Robinson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  N Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Butcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Campbell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Asberry Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Duty Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lucas Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Maynard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bishop Cemetery   [Map]     
  N DeHaven Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Curry Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW Mullins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Farley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Dingess Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Pridemore Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Scaggs Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Vickers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Nelson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lambert Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Kinser Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mullins - Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sol Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Adams Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Highland Memory Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Johnson Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Huffman Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Garrett Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Wheatley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Thomas Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hill Family   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Frye Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mann Knob Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Dalton Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  N Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Tomblin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Conley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bryant Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Arnold Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Forest Lawn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hainer Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hill Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Baisden Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Ellis Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Elkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Pea Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Spears Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Spry Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSW Blair Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Fillinger Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mitchell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Stowers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fowler Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Wheatley Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Workman Community Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW Brewster Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Willie Stollings Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Chapman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Stanley Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Thompson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bear Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Sias Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Webb Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Workman Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Meeks Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Vance Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW McCloud Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Spears Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Avis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Wellman Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Noah Sias Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Justice Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lunsard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Peyton Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Campbell Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Zatto Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Stacy Belle Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Bell Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Antill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Hager Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bulger Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Brumfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dotson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Dean Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Marcum Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Ferrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Craddock Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Verner - Ball Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Sanders Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dent Family Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Sander Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Ball - Bias Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNW McCallister Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ball Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Barker Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Rathburn Miller Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Tawney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Griffith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Sias Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Stone Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Egnor Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Spurlock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fulks Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lovejoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Saunders Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Saunders Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Queens Ridge Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Adkins White 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 Toney in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Toney.

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

Chapmanville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Toney
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 1,137 people in 2017)
 - Chapmanville had a post office and no railroad service
Fourteen - Historic   [Map]
 - While Fourteen was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Toney
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Fourteen had a post office and no railroad service
Spurlockville   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Toney
 - Spurlockville had a post office and no railroad service
Lake   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Toney
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lake had a post office and no railroad service
Cove Gap   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Toney
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Cove Gap had a post office and no railroad service
Hewett   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Toney
 - 1895 population of 201 people
 - Hewett had a post office and no railroad service
Danville   [Map]
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Toney
 - Danville had a post office and no railroad service
Jenks   [Map]
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Toney
 - Jenks had a post office and no railroad service
Madison   [Map]
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Toney
 - Madison 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 Toney. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Toney 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 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.

Toney is located in Lincoln County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lincoln County: Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Logan, Mingo, Putnam & Wayne.

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

Lincoln     (The home county for Toney)
      Harts   [Map]   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Wewanta   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Hamlin   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Sod   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      West Hamlin   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Alum Creek   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Manila   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Havana   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Turtle Creek   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Layville   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Hewett   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Dodson Junction   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Morrisvale   [Map]   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Danville   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Greenview   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Jeffrey   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Low Gap   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Powell Creek   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Ramage   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Culloden   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Milton   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Barboursville   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Pea Ridge   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Huntington   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Crown City   [Map]   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Tornado   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Saint Albans   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Jefferson   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Rock Lake Village   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Dunbar   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      South Charleston   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Winifrede   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Marmet   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Nitro   [Map]   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Belle   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Chesapeake   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Cross Lanes   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Dupont City   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Big Creek   [Map]   E   Less than 2 miles
      Banco   [Map]   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Chapmanville   [Map]   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Mitchell Heights   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Troy Town   [Map]   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Peach Creek   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      West Logan   [Map]   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Hedgeview   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Logan   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Thompson Town   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Holden   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Switzer   [Map]   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Omar   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Upland   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wyoming City   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Iaeger   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Delbarton   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Greyeagle   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Kermit   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Musick   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Pie   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Chattaroy   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Red Jacket   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Williamson   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Matewan   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Blackberry City   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Gilbert   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Baisden   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Gilbert Creek   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Hurricane   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Teays Village   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Scott Village   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Teays Valley   [Map]   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Poca   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Raymond City   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bancroft   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Eleanor   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Winfield   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fraziers Bottom   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Packsville   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Arnett   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Cove Gap   [Map]   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Wilsondale   [Map]   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Armilda   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Mineral Springs   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Fort Gay   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Buffalo Creek   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Ceredo   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Kenova   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Cub City   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Oceana   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Uno   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Clear Fork   [Map]   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Baileysville   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Boyd (KY)
      Durbin (KY)   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Big Sandy (KY)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Catlettsburg (KY)   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Johnson (KY)
      Whitehouse (KY)   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lowmansville (KY)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Williamsport (KY)   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Meally (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Thelma (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Tutor Key (KY)   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Nero (KY)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Van Lear (KY)   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Nippa (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wittensville (KY)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lawrence (KY)
      Clifford (KY)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Maynard (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Gallup (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Louisa (KY)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Peach Orchard (KY)   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Torchlight (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Walbridge (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ben Bow (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Bumblebee (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Catalpa (KY) - Historic   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Patrick (KY)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Richardson (KY)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Smoky Valley (KY)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Martin (KY)
      Hode (KY)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Lovely (KY)   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Warfield (KY)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Beauty (KY)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Pilgrim (KY)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
      Inez (KY)   [Map]   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Debord (KY)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Tomahawk (KY)   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Pike (KY)
      South Williamson (KY)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Hardy (KY)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      McCarr (KY)   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Forest Hills (KY)   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Belfry (KY)   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Huddy (KY)   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Freeburn (KY)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Ransom (KY)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Stone (KY)   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Canada (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Sidney (KY)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Majestic (KY)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      McAndrews (KY)   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Lawrence (OH)
      Proctorville (OH)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Chesapeake (OH)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Athalia (OH)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Burlington (OH)   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      South Point (OH)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Buchanan (VA)
      Kelsa (VA)   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites 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 Toney:

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 Lincoln 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    
Kanawha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Logan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McDowell County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mingo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Putnam County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Raleigh County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wayne 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    
Johnson County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Lawrence County (KY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Martin 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 Lincoln County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for West Virginia     Cemetery Wiki for West Virginia
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of West Virginia,     of Lincoln 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 ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Lincoln County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lincoln County:

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Toney. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0109, Longitude: -82.0729     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Toney have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Toney, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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