Boone County

Boone County is located in south-west West Virginia. The population in 2020 was 20,809.  The county seat is Madison and the main industries are coal, lumber, and natural gas.  
Major cities in Boone County include Madison, Danville, and Whitesville.

 

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/609

GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – BOONE COUNTY


Armco / Nellis

Location: Nellis, CR 1, Appx 5 miles west of Peytona, appx 10 miles north-east of Madison, located appx 75 yards north of highway next to a large building, gravel frontage road

GPS:

38* 90′ 00″ N, 81* 44′ 38″ W

38.150072 N, 81.744145 W

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellis_Historic_District

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES – NELLIS

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Boone County Courthouse

Location: Madison, State Street (Rt 85) in front of courthouse, on right side (south) facing the courthouse (Appx 100 feet from Madison marker)

GPS:

38* 03′ 59″ N, 81* 49′ 10″ W

38.066403 N, 81.819573 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

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Burning of

Boone Courthouse

Location: N/E Madison, Riverside Drive (Veterans’ Memorial Bypass), between 5th Ave and 6th Ave, near Scott High School

GPS:

38* 04′ 24″ N, 81* 49′ 39″ W

38.073578 N, 81.827724 W

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Coal Discovered

Location: Peytona, Rt 3, between Costa Road and Roundbottom Road, appx 12 miles N/E of Madison

GPS:

38* 08′ 12″ N, 81* 40′ 47″ W

38.136793 N, 81.679955 W

eWV Encyclopedia – WV Coal Industry

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Indian Camp

Location: Appx 1/2 mile west of Peytona, Rt 3, by Drawdy Falls Roadside Park, next to John Edward Kenna marker

GPS:

38* 08′ 04″ N, 81* 41′ 14″ W

38.134469 N, 81.687431 W

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John Edward Kenna

Location: Appx 1/2 mile west of Peytona, Rt 3, by Drawdy Falls Roadside Park, next to Indian Camp marker

GPS:

38* 08′ 04″ N, 81* 41′ 14″ W

38.134528 N, 81.687339 W

eWV Encyclopedia – John Edward Kenna

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Madison

Location: Madison, State Street (Rt 85) in front of courthouse, on left side (north) facing the courthouse (Appx 100 feet from Boone County Courthouse marker)

GPS:

38* 04′ 00″ N, 81* 49′ 09″ W

38.066788 N, 81.819345 W

eWV Encyclopedia – Madison and Mine Wars

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Peytona

Location: Peytona, Rt 3, at junction with Roundbottom Road (CR 119/21)

GPS:

38* 08′ 11″ N, 81* 40′ 41″ W

38.136658 N, 81.678195 W

eWV Encyclopedia – Cannel Coal

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Robert Hager

Location: Madison, Rt 85, appx 3/4 mile north of Boone Co Courthouse, 100 yards north of junction with Delta Road 12 (Kroger/McDonalds)

GPS:

38* 04′ 26″ N, 81* 49′ 24″ W

38.073937 N, 81.823372 W

eWV Encyclopedia – Abolitionism and Robert Hager

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The Whitesville School

Location: Whitesville, Rt 3, appx 300 yards north of Upper Big Branch Miners’ Memorial, near Raleigh County line

GPS:

37* 58′ 54″ N, 81* 32′ 08″ W

37.981937 N, 81.535823 W

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

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Boone County /

Kanawha County

Location: Rt 119, appx 6 miles south of Alum Creek, appx 10 miles north of Madison

** MISSING ?? **

GPS:

38* 12′ 26″ N, 81* 49′ 50″ W

38.207323 N, 81.830579 W

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Boone County /

Kanawha County

Location: Rt 94, appx 7 miles southwest of Marmet and I-64, appx 100 feet north of junction with Nellis Road

GPS:

38* 10′ 39″ N, 81* 38′ 11″ W

38.177607 N, 81.636664 W

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Boone County /

Lincoln County

Location: Rt 3, appx 1-1/2 miles west of Rt 119 and Julian

GPS:

38* 09′ 52″ N, 81* 52′ 16″ W

38.164644 N, 81.871138 W

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Boone County /

Logan County

Location: Rt 119, appx 3 miles north of Chapmanville, appx 12 miles south of Madison

** MISSING ?? **

GPS:

37* 59′ 31″ N, 81* 58′ 51″ W

37.992103 N, 81.981058 W

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Boone County /

Raleigh County

Location: Rt 3, on south end of Whiteseville, appx 300 yards north of junction with CR 1 (Clear Fork Road)

GPS:

37* 58′ 15″ N, 81* 31′ 48″ W

37.970915 N, 81.530090 W

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Boone County /

Wyoming County

Location: Rt 85, appx 28 miles south-east of Madison, appx 1/2 mile south of junction with Rt 99

GPS:

37* 47′ 00″ N, 81* 32′ 21″ W

37.783362 N, 81.539345 W