Roane County

Roane County is located in the central part of West Virginia. The population in 2010 was 14,926, and the county seat is Spencer.  It was once a thriving cattle and sheep area.  The current industries include oil/gas and timber.  It was home to Spencer State Hospital until 1989.  
Spencer is the only major city in Roane County, along with dozens of smaller towns scattered around the county. 

 

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GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – ROANE COUNTY


CAPTURE OF SPENCER

LOCATION: SPENCER, CORNER OF MAIN STREET (RT 33) AND CHURCH STREET IN FRONT OF COUNTY COURTHOUSE

GPS:

38* 48′ 06″ N, 81* 21′ 00″ W

38.801799 N, 81.350255 W

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POCATALICO RIVER

LOCATION: WALTON, RT 119, APPX 12 MILES SOUTH OF SPENCER, ON NORTH SIDE OF BRIDGE OVER POCATALICO RIVER

GPS:

38* 38′ 18″ N, 81* 24′ 07″ W

38.638415 N, 81.402129 W

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SPENCER

LOCATION: SPENCER, CORNER OF MAIN STREET (RT 33) AND MARKET STREET IN FRONT OF COUNTY COURTHOUSE

GPS:

38* 48′ 07″ N, 81* 21″ 02′ W

38.802033 N, 81.350729 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – SPENCER

HUR HERALD ARTICLE

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SPENCER STATE HOSPITAL

LOCATION: SPENCER, NEAR INTERSECTION OF RT 33 AND RT 119.

** HOSPITAL HAS BEEN TORN DOWN, WALMART NOW OCCUPIES THE PROPERTY. OLD MARKER WAS LOCATED ON RT 119 SOMEWHERE NEAR CURRENT WILLIAMS DRIVE **

GPS: (APPX) MISSING

38* 48′ 01″ N, 81* 20′ 55″ W

38.800462 N, 81.348701 W

eWV ENCYCLOPEDIA – SPENCER STATE HOSPITAL

ROOTSWEB ARTICLE

HUR HERALD ARTICLE


THOMAS ASBURY ROBERTS

LOCATION: REEDY, RT 14, APPX 9 MILES NORTH OF SPENCER, APPX 100 YARDS NORTH OF LIVERPOOL ROAD

GPS:

38* 54′ 05″ N, 81* 25′ 26″ W

38.901493 N, 81.423938 W

** BURIED IN CEMETERY 1/4 MILE WEST ON LIVERPOOL RD **

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ROANE COUNTY /

CALHOUN COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 119 / RT 33, APPX 8 MILES EAST OF SPENCER AND COUNTY COURTHOUSE

GPS:

38* 48′ 08″ N, 81* 13′ 23″ W

38.802488 N, 81.223148 W

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ROANE COUNTY /

CLAY COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 36, WALLBACK, APPX 1/4 MILE SOUTH-EAST OF I-79 EXIT 34 AT SUMMERS-FORK ROAD

GPS:

38* 33′ 50″ N, 81* 07′ 56″ W

38.564014 N, 81.132364 W

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ROANE COUNTY /

JACKSON COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 33, APPX MIDWAY BETWEEN RIPLEY AND SPENCER

GPS:

38* 49′ 28″ N, 81* 31′ 15″ W

38.824592 N, 81.520875 W

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ROANE COUNTY /

KANAWHA COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 119, APPX 2-1/2 MILES NORTH OF I-79 EXIT 19

GPS:

38* 32′ 25″ N, 81* 20′ 53″ W

38.540453 N, 81.348326 W

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ROANE COUNTY /

WIRT COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 14, APPX 11 MILES NORTH OF SPENCER, APPX 2 MILES NORTH OF REEDY AND THOMAS ASBURY ROBERTS MARKER

GPS:

38* 55′ 13″ N, 81* 24′ 57″ W

38.920492 N, 81.416074 W

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