Calhoun County

Calhoun County is located in central West Virginia. The population in 2010 was 7,627.  It is home to the annual WV Wood Festival and Molasses Festival.  The major industries include oil/gas production and timber. 

 

The only major city in Calhoun County is Grantsville, but there are several smaller communities throughout the county.

 

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/809 

 

GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – CALHOUN COUNTY


ARNOLDSBURG SKIRMISH

LOCATION: RT 33/119, APPX 1 MILE WEST OF ARNOLDSBURG, APPX 200 YARDS WEST OF CR 18 (ARNOLDSBURG-ROCKSDALE ROAD), SITUATED NEXT TO 2 OTHER MARKERS

PHOTOS 26 MAY 2022

GPS:

38* 47′ 38″ N, 81* 08′ 29″ W

38.794082 N, 81.141525 W

WIKIPEDIA – ARNOLDSBURG

HUR HERALD ARTICLE – ARNOLDSBURG SKIRMISH

WAYMARKING ARTICLE


FIRST COUNTY COURT

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 1 MILE WEST OF BIG BEND (TOWN), 300 YARDS EAST OF MUNDAY ROAD (CR 1)

PHOTOS 25 MAY 2022

GPS:

38* 57′ 19″ N, 81* 10′ 48″ W

38.955320 N, 81.180159 W


GRANTSVILLE

LOCATION: GRANTSVILLE, IN FRONT OF COURTHOUSE AT CORNER OF MAIN STREET (RT 5) AND COURT STREET

PHOTOS 25 MAY 2022

GPS:

38* 55′ 25″ N, 81* 05′ 44″ W

38.923665 N, 81.095613 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – GRANTSVILLE

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE – 11TH REGIMENT, WV INFANTRY


GRAVE OF MIKE FINK

LOCATION: RT 16, APPX 3/4 MILE NORTH OF MINNORA, APPX 7 MILES SOUTH OF ARNOLDSBURG, AT MILO ROAD (CR 13)

** NOTE: CEMETERY IS 1 MILE WEST ON CR 13 – ONLY 2 SMALL STONE MARKERS. APPX 50 FEET OFF ROAD ON SMALL EMBANKMENT. NO PARKING WITHIN 1/4 MILE.

PHOTOS 26 MAY 2022

GPS:

38* 42′ 51″ N, 81* 06′ 20″ W

38.714268 N, 81.105664 W

FINDAGRAVE ARTICLE

HUR HERALD ARTICLE


LOUISA HAYS AND

AMIE SILCOTT /

PERRY HAYS AND

GEORGE SILCOTT

LOCATION: RT 33/119, APPX 1 MILE WEST OF ARNOLDSBURG, APPX 200 YARDS WEST OF CR 18 (ARNOLDSBURG-ROCKSDALE ROAD), SITUATED NEXT TO 2 OTHER MARKERS

PHOTOS 26 MAY 2022

GPS:

38* 47′ 38″ N, 81* 08′ 29″ W

38.794082 N, 81.141525 W

GENI – LOUISA HAYS

GENI – PERIGRINE HAYS


MOCCASIN RANGERS

LOCATION: RT 33/119, APPX 1 MILE WEST OF ARNOLDSBURG, APPX 200 YARDS WEST OF CR 18 (ARNOLDSBURG-ROCKSDALE ROAD), SITUATED NEXT TO 2 OTHER MARKERS

PHOTOS 26 MAY 2022

GPS:

38* 47′ 38″ N, 81* 08′ 30″ W

38.793969 N, 81.141876 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – MOCCASIN RANGERS


CALHOUN COUNTY /

CLAY COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 16, APPX 4 MILES NORTH-WEST OF I-79 EXIT 40, APPX 7 MILES SOUTH OF ARNOLDSBURG AND RT 119

GPS:

38* 38′ 40″ N, 81* 03′ 23″ W

38.641808 N, 81.056619 W

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CALHOUN COUNTY /

GILMER COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 6 MILES EAST OF GRANTSVILLE, APPX 13 MILES WEST OF GLENVILLE

** MISSING – 25 MAY 2022 **

PHOTOS 25 MAY 2022

GPS:

38* 54′ 42″ N, 81* 00′ 23″ W

38.911902 N, 81.006643 W


CALHOUN COUNTY /

GILMER COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 119/ RT 33, APPX 6 MILES EAST OF MILLSTONE, APPX 1 MILE WEST OF STUMPTOWN

PHOTOS 26 MAY 2022

NOTE: MARKER IS LOCATED APPX 100 YARDS WEST OF COUNTY LINE. THERE IS A POST FOR AN OLD MARKER NEAR THE COUNTY LINE DOH SIGNS.

GPS:

38* 50′ 13″ N, 81* 00′ 33″ W

38.837013 N, 81.009273 W


CALHOUN COUNTY /

RITCHIE COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 16, APPX 4 MILES SOUTH OF SMITHVILLE, APPX 8 MILES NORTH OF GRANTSVILLE

GPS:

39* 01′ 01″ N, 81* 05′ 38″ W

39.017107 N, 81.093908 W

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CALHOUN COUNTY /

ROANE COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 33/ RT 119, APPX 6 MILES WEST OF ARNOLDSBURG, APPX 8 MILES EAST OF SPENCER

** MISSING 26 MAY 2022 **

PHOTOS 26 MAY 2022

GPS:

38* 48′ 08″ N, 81* 13′ 23″ W

38.802488 N, 81.223148 W


CALHOUN COUNTY /

WIRT COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 5, APPX 12 MILES WEST OF GRANTSVILLE, APPX 11 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF ELIZABETH

** MISSING 25 MAY 2022 **

GPS:

38* 56′ 55″ N, 81* 15′ 25″ W

38. 948702 N, 81.256978 W