Ritchie County

Ritchie County is located near the Ohio River in north-central WV.  The population of the entire county in 2010 was 10,449.  The county seat is Harrisville (pop 1,876). Gas and oil production has been the major industry in this region for over 100 years.

 

Major cities in Ritchie County include Harrisville, Ellenboro, and Pennsboro.

 

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GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – RITCHIE COUNTY

 


HARRISVILLE

LOCATION: DOWNTOWN HARRISVILLE, CORNER OF MAIN ST (RT 16) AND NORTH SPRING ROAD

GPS: 

39* 12’ 34” N, 81* 03’ 04” W

39.209538 N, 81.051327 W

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THOMAS MALEY HARRIS /

HARRISVILLE

LOCATION:  RT 16, APPX ½ MILE EAST OF DOWNTOWN HARRISBURG POST OFFICE, APPX 4-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF RT 50, IN FRONT OF HARRISVILLE MUNICIPAL BUILDING. SITUATED 50 FEET FROM ROMEO H. FREER MARKER.

GPS:

39* 12’ 51” N, 81* 02’ 27” W

39.214317 N, 81.041056 W

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ROMEO H. FREER

LOCATION:  RT 16, APPX ½ MILE EAST OF DOWNTOWN HARRISBURG POST OFFICE, APPX 4-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF RT 50, IN FRONT OF HARRISVILLE MUNICIPAL BUILDING. SITUATED 50 FEET FROM THOMAS MALEY HARRIS MARKER

GPS:

39* 12’ 52” N, 81* 02’27” W

39.214460 N, 81.040887 W

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RITCHIE CO /

PLEASANTS CO

LOCATION:  RT 16, APPX 6 MILES NORTH OF ELLENBORO EXIT, RT 50, APPX 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ST MARYS

GPS:

39* 19’ 36” N, 81* 05’ 48” W

39.326703 N, 81.096721 W

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RITCHIE CO /

WOOD CO

** MISSING 04 AUGUST 2021 **

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LOCATION:  WAS ON OLD RT 50 BEFORE IT WAS 4-LANE.  OLD ROAD COVERED AND MARKER WAS REMOVED.  I LOOKED ON SPUR ROAD TO NORTH WITH NO LUCK.

GPS:  (COUNTY LINE ON NEW RT 50)

39* 15’ 16” N, 81* 16’ 06” W

39.254651 N, 81.268386 W


THE STONE HOUSE

LOCATION:  PENNSBORO, MYLES AVE (OLD RT 50), APPX 50 YARDS WEST OF EAGLE DRIVE

GPS:

39* 17’ 04” N, 80* 58’ 19” W

39.284598 N, 80.972027 W

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PENNSBORO

LOCATION:  PENNSBORO, MYLES AVE (OLD RT 50), ACROSS FROM CLAYTON STREET, NEXT TO MYLES STADIUM BASEBALL FIELDS

GPS: 

39* 17’ 02” N, 80* 58’ 13” W

39.283998 N,  80.970284 W

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TOLLGATE

** MISSING ON 04 AUGUST 2021 **

LOCATION:  APPX 100 FEET NORTH OF RT 50 IN FIELD BY TOLLGATE EXIT, CABIN RUN ROAD

GPS:

39* 16’ 08” N, 80* 54’ 57” W

39.269137 N, 80.916078 W

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RITCHIE CO /

DODDRIDGE CO

LOCATION:  OLD RT 50 (CABIN RUN ROAD), APPX 1 MILE WEST OF GREENWOOD, APPX ¼ MILE EAST OF TOLLGATE, LOCATED AT ENTRANCE TO INDUSTRIAL AREA

GPS:

39* 16’ 38” N, 80* 54’ 33” W

39.277326 N, 80.909332 W

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RITCHIE CO /

TYLER CO

** POLE AND MARKER MISSING **

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LOCATION:  RT 74, APPX 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF PENNSBORO, APPX 2 MILES WEST OF JUNCTION WITH RT 18

GPS: 

39* 21’ 33” N, 80* 52’ 57” W

39.359307 N,  80.882289 W


RITCHIE CO /

WIRT CO

** MISSING ?? **

LOCATION:  RT 47, APPX 4 MILES NORTHWEST OF RT 53, APPX 2-1/2 MILES EAST OF FREEPORT

GPS:

39* 07’ 48” N, 81* 17’ 59” W

39.130136 N, 81.299992 W

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RITCHIE CO /

WIRT CO

** MISSING ?? **

LOCATION:  RT 53 AT INTERSECTION WITH DRIFT FORK ROAD (CR 53-1), APPX 1-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF RT 47

GPS:

39* 05’ 05” N, 81* 15’ 37” W

39.084976 N, 81.260473 W

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INDIAN BATTLES

LOCATION:  MACFARLAN, RT 47 NEAR INTERSECTION WITH CR 30

** MISSING ?? **

GPS:  (APPX)

39* 04’ 41” N, 81* 11’ 55” W

39.078245 N, 81.198675 W

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RITCHIE CO /

CALHOUN CO

LOCATION:  RT 16, APPX 4-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF SMITHVILLE, APPX 10 MILES NORTH OF GRANTSVILLE

GPS:

39* 01’ 01” N, 81* 05’ 38” W

39.017099 N, 81.093904 W

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RITCHIE CO /

GILMER CO

LOCATION:  RT 47, APPX 50 YARDS WEST OF INTERSECTION WITH CR 19 (SPRUCE RUN ROAD), APPX 5 MILES WEST OF COXS MILLS

GPS:  (APPX)

39* 03’ 21” N, 80* 53’ 53” W

39.055940 N, 80.898281 W

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