Wayne County

Wayne County is located in south-west West Virginia along the Kentucky border. The county seat is Wayne, and the population in 2010 was 42,481.  The major industries include coal, oil/gas, and timber. It was the site of the Marshall College Plane Crash in 1970 that killed almost the entire football team and staff.  
Major cities in Wayne County include Wayne, Kenova, Ceredo, and Fort Gay.

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GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – WAYNE COUNTY

 

 


CAMP PIERPONT

LOCATION: CEREDO, B STREET BETWEEN MAIN STREET AND EAST 1ST STREET (ALLEY), AT CEREDO CITY HALL

GPS:

38* 23′ 51″ N, 82* 33′ 28″ W

38.397554 N, 82.358052 W

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CEREDO – KENOVA

LOCATION: RT 60, KENOVA, AT JUNCTION OF 23RD STREET AND CHESTNUT STREET AT EAST END OF BRIDGE OVER BIG SANDY RIVER, LOCATED ACROSS STREET FROM WEST VIRGINIA – KENTUCKY MARKER

GPS:

38* 24′ 11″ N, 82* 35′ 26″ W

38.403304 N, 82.590796 W

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FORT GAY

LOCATION: FORT GAY, RT 37 (COURT STREET) BETWEEN VANCOUVER STREET AND HIGH STREET

GPS:

38* 07′ 01″ N, 82* 35′ 38″ W

38.117287 N, 82.594180 W

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INDIAN MOUND

LOCATION: WEST HUNTINGTON, RT 60 (WAVERLY ROAD) , APPX 300 YARDS EAST OF CAMDEN PARK

GPS:

38* 23′ 49″ N, 82* 31′ 39″ W

38.396993 N, 82.527757 W

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MARSHALL PLANE CRASH SITE

LOCATION: KENOVA, OLD RT 75, APPX 1/2 MILE WEST OF THE END OF THE HUNTINGTON TRI-STATE AIRPORT RUNWAY

GPS:

38* 22′ 23″ N, 82* 34′ 47″ W

38.373114 N, 82.579792 W

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MILTON J. FERGUSON

LOCATION: WAYNE, CORNER OF RT 152 AND CLEVELAND STREET AT THE NORTH-WEST CORNER OF THE WAYNE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, OPPOSITE SIDE OF COURTHOUSE FROM WAYNE MARKER

GPS:

38* 13′ 16″ N, 82* 26′ 34″ W

38.221228 N, 82.442928 W

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N&W TWELVEPOLE LINE

LOCATION: RADNOR, JUNCTION OF RT 152 AND CR 52/64, APPX 9 MILES SOUTH OF RT 37, APPX 8 MILES NORTH OF MISSOURI BRANCH

GPS: (APPX)

38* 04′ 46″ N, 82* 27′ 23″ W

38.079521 N, 82.456616 W

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POLLEY FREEDOM CASE /

WILLIAM RATLIFF (RATCLIFF)

LOCATION: JUST SOUTH OF GLENHAYES, RT 52, APPX 10 MILES SOUTH OF FORT GAY, IN FRONT OF TOLSIA HIGH SCHOOL

GPS:

38* 00′ 02″ N, 82* 30′ 04″ W

38.000617 N, 82.501196 W

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HUNTINGTON HERALD DISPATCH

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REV. WAR SOLDIER’S GRAVE

(#1 OF 7)

LOCATION: JENNIES CREEK BRIDGE, CR 52/31, APPX 2-1/2 MILES EAST OF RT 52 AT CRUM

(MAY BE ALTERED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION OF KING COAL HIGHWAY)

GPS:

37* 53′ 52″ N, 82* 24′ 56″ W

37.897893 N, 82.415636 W

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR

SOLDIER’S GRAVE

(#2 OF 7)

LOCATION: CR 35, APPX 3/4 MILE EAST OF JUNCTION WITH RT 52 AT MISSOURI BRANCH, AT NORTHWEST CORNER OF CABWAYLINGO STATE FOREST, APPX 8 MILES NORTH-EAST OF CRUM

GPS:

37* 59′ 47″ N, 82* 23′ 52″ W

37.996468 N, 82.397846 W

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR

SOLDIER’S GRAVE

(#3 OF 7)

LOCATION: FORT GAY, RT 52, APPX 100 YARDS NORTH OF RT 37 (COURT STREET) EXIT TO DOWNTOWN FORT GAY

GPS:

38* 07′ 12″ N, 82* 34′ 57″ W

38.120223 N, 82.582754 W

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR

SOLDIER’S GRAVE

(#4 OF 7)

LOCATION: RT 52, PRICHARD, APPX 100 YARDS NORTH OF BURKE HOLLOW ROAD EXIT TO DOWNTOWN PRICHARD (SOUTH LANE)

GPS:

38* 14′ 16″ N, 82* 35′ 47″ W

38.237804 N, 82.596385 W

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR

SOLDIER’S GRAVE

(#5 OF 7)

LOCATION: WINSLOW, BEECH FORK ROAD (CR 17/8) NEAR JUNCTION WITH GRASSY LICK ROAD (CEMETERY 5O YARDS EAST), APPX 3 MILES EAST OF BEECH FORK STATE PARK, APPX 8 MILES WEST OF WEST HAMLIN

GPS: (APPX LOCATION)

38* 18′ 25″ N, 82* 18′ 29″

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR

SOLDIER’S GRAVE

(#6 OF 7)

LOCATION: KENOVA, CR 8 (DOCK’S CREEK ROAD) APPX 1/4 MILE SOUTH OF RT 75, SOUTH OF HUNTINGTON TRI-STATE AIRPORT, AT CEMETERY ACCESS ROAD

GPS:

38* 21′ 07″ N, 82* 33′ 43″ W

38.352188 N, 82.562077 W

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REVOLUTIONARY WAR

SOLDIER’S GRAVE

(#7 OF 7)

LOCATION: WAYNE, RT 152, APPX 1 MILE NORTH OF WAYNE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, APPX 100 YARDS NORTH OF TERRACE DRIVE

GPS:

38* 13′ 50″ N, 82* 26′ 22″ W

38.230670 N, 82.439565 W

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VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL

LOCATION: WEST HUNTINGTON, RT 60 (WAVERLY ROAD), ONE BLOCK WEST OF SPRING VALLEY ROAD (CR 7) THAT GOES SOUTH TO THE VA HOSPITAL

GPS:

38* 23′ 54″ N, 82* 31′ 10″ W

38.398571 N, 82.519476 W

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WAYNE

(#1 OF 2)

LOCATION: WAYNE, RT 152 (NORFOLK AVE) AT SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF WAYNE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, OPPOSITE SIDE OF COURTHOUSE FROM MILTON J. FERGUSON MARKER

GPS:

38* 13′ 15″ N, 82* 26′ 32″ W

38.220896 N, 82.442396 W

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WAYNE

(#2 OF 2)

LOCATION: RT 152, APPX 3 MILES NORTH OF WAYNE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, APPX 250 YARDS SOUTH OF SHOALS BRANCH ROAD (CR 52/42) NEAR ENTRANCE TO WALMART

GPS:

38* 15′ 15″ N, 82* 25′ 56″ W

38.254365 N, 82.432429 W

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WAYNE COUNTY /

KENTUCKY

LOCATION: RT 37 AND BROADWAY STREET, FORT GAY, AT NORTH-EAST END OF BRIDGE OVER BIG SANDY RIVER

** MISSING ?? **

GPS:

38* 07′ 04″ N, 82* 35′ 51″ W

38.117906 N, 82.597532 W

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WAYNE COUNTY /

CABELL COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 60, WEST HUNTINGTON, APPX 1 MILE WEST OF RT 52 BRIDGE TO OHIO, AT WEST END OF COL JUSTICE M. CHAMBERS MEMORIAL BRIDGE

GPS:

38* 24′ 22″ N, 82* 30′ 02″ W

38.406359 N, 82.500698 W

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WAYNE COUNTY /

LINCOLN COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 37, APPX 4 MILES WEST OF RT 10, APPX 20 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF WAYNE, JUST EAST OF COVE GAP

GPS:

38* 05′ 23″ N, 82* 14′ 18″ W

38.089869 N, 82.238381 W

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WAYNE COUNTY /

MINGO COUNTY

LOCATION: RT 52, APPX 1 MILE NORTH OF KERMIT, JUST SOUTH OF MARROWBONE CREEK ROAD

GPS:

37* 35′ 29″ N, 81* 49′ 51″ W

37.591633 N, 81.830862 W

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