Wetzel County

Wetzel County is located in north-central West Virginia along the Ohio River and has a population of 16,583 (2010 Census).    The county seat is New Martinsville. Its northern border appears to be a continuation of the Mason-Dixon Line, but is farther west beyond the termination point of that survey.  
Main cities in Wetzel County include New Martinsville, Paden City, Littleton, and Hundred.

 

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1158

 

GOOGLE EARTH MAP OF ALL MARKERS – WETZEL COUNTY

 


NEW MARTINSVILLE

LOCATION:  NEW MARTINSVILLE, RT 2, APPX 100 YARDS NORTH OF JUNCTION WITH RT 7 AT HARLAN DRIVE. IT IS SITUATED APPX 25 FEET FROM THE “JAMES G. WEST” MARKER

GPS:

39* 38’ 15” N, 80* 51’ 27” W

39.637754 N, 80.857691 W

PHOTOS 05 AUGUST 2021

http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/2266 

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http://www.cityofnewmartinsvillewv.com/ 


JAMES G. WEST

LOCATION: LOCATION:  NEW MARTINSVILLE, RT 2, APPX 100 YARDS NORTH OF JUNCTION WITH RT 7 AT HARLAN DRIVE. IT IS SITUATED APPX 25 FEET FROM THE “NEW MARTINSVILLE” MARKER

GPS:

39* 38’ 15” N, 80* 51’ 27” W

39.637754 N, 80.857691 W

PHOTOS 05 AUGUST 2021

MENTIONED IN  MAKERS OF WEST VIRGINIA


ADENA BURIAL MOUND

LOCATION:  NEW MARTINSVILLE, WESTERN END OF WASHINGTON STREET AT OHIO RIVER, 4 BLOCKS WEST OF MAPLE AVE, SITUATED IN SMALL PARK ALONG WALL OVERLOOKING OHIO RIVER AND BOAT RAMP

GPS:

39* 38’ 24” N, 80* 52’ 00” W

39.640137 N, 80.866819 W

PHOTOS 05 AUGUST 2021

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1424

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LEONARD STOUT HALL

LOCATION: RT 2, NEW MARTINSVILLE, APPX 6/10 MILE NORTH OF RT 7 BRIDGE TO OHIO, EASTERN END OF HANNIBAL LOCKS AND DAM

PHOTOS 05 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

WVCULTURE BIOGRAPHY

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BEFORE THE ICE AGE

LOCATION:  NEW MARTINSVILLE, RT 2, LOCUST ROADSIDE PARK

GPS:

MISSING ON 05 AUGUST 2021 – LOCATION UNKNOWN


WETZEL COUNTY /

TYLER COUNTY

LOCATION:  PADEN CITY, AT THE CORNER OF RT 2

(4TH AVE) AND HELEN STREET

** MISSING ON 05 AUGUST 2021 **

GPS:

39* 36’ 08” N, 80* 56’ 12” W

39.602340 N, 80.936902 W


WETZEL COUNTY /

TYLER COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 180 (FORMERLY RT 18 ALT), APPX 3 MILES SOUTH OF JUNCTION WITH RT 2, APPX ½ MILE SOUTH OF VAN CAMP MARKER

** MISSING 05 AUGUST 2021 **

GPS: 

39* 35’ 02” N, 80* 53’ 41” W

39.583962 N, 80.894966 W


VAN CAMP

LOCATION:  RT 180, APPX 4/10 MILE NORTH OF CR 26 (VAN CAMP -PADEN FORK ROAD), AND APPX 3 MILES SOUTH OF JUNCTION WITH RT 2

GPS:

39* 35’ 27” N, 80* 53’ 21” W

39.590907 N, 80.889249 W

PHOTOS 05 AUGUST 2021 (CEMETERY PHOTO NOV 2009)

GROWING UP IN VAN CAMP WV


WV (WETZEL COUNTY) /

STATE OF OHIO

LOCATION:  NEW MARTINSVILLE, AT RT 7 BRIDGE TO OHIO

** MISSING ON 05 AUGUST 2021 **

GPS:  (APPROXIMATE – LOCATION??)

39* 39’ 32” N, 80* 51’ 33” W

39.658993 N, 80.859206 W


WETZEL COUNTY /

MARSHALL COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 2 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 3/4 MILE NORTH OF PROCTOR AND PROCTOR CREEK. ACROSS FROM MASON-DIXON MARKER.

PHOTOS 05 AUGUST 2021

GPS: 

39* 43’ 13” N, 80* 49’ 23” W

39.720405 N, 80.823092 W


MASON-DIXON LINE

(#1 OF 2 MARKERS)

LOCATION:  RT 2 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 3/4 MILE NORTH OF PROCTOR AND PROCTOR CREEK, NEXT TO MASON-DIXON STONE MONUMENT, ACROSS THE HIGHWAY FROM WETZEL COUNTY/MARSHALL COUNTY MARKER. 

GPS: 

39* 43’ 14” N, 80* 49’ 22” W

39.720560 N, 80.823009 W

NOTE:  THE OFFICIAL MASON-DIXON LINE SURVEY ENDED ABOUT 35 MILES EAST OF HERE, JUST EAST OF BLACKSVILLE IN MONONGALIA COUNTY. THIS MARKER IS ON THE SPOT THE M-D LINE WOULD TERMINATE IF THEY HAD FOLLOWED THROUGH TO THE OHIO RIVER.

http://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1565 

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INTERESTING BBC ARTICLE


MARSHALL COUNTY/

WETZEL COUNTY

LOCATION:  CR 89 (AMOS HOLLOW ROAD),

APPX 3 MILES SW OF RT 250, AT COUNTY LINE (UNMARKED)

GPS: (APPROXIMATE)

39* 43’ 18” N, 80* 36’ 26” W

39.721772 N, 80.607452 W

NOTE:  NARROW PAVED ROAD, NOT SUITABLE FOR LARGE VEHICLES/TRAILERS

MISSING? PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES AND PHOTOS


MARSHALL COUNTY/

WETZEL COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 250 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 3 MILES NORTH OF LITTLETON, APPX 1 MILE FROM SW CORNER OF PENNSYLVANIA

PHOTOS 12 SEPTEMBER 2021

GPS:

39* 43’ 16” N, 80* 31’ 58” W

39.721189 N, 80.532866 W


HUNDRED

LOCATION:  HUNDRED, JUNCTION OF RT 250 AND RT 69 (PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)

GPS:

39* 41’ 00” N, 80* 27’ 32” W

39.683563 N, 80.459006 W

PHOTOS 05 AUGUST 2021

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hundred,_West_Virginia


MASON-DIXON LINE

(#2 OF 2 MARKERS)

LOCATION:  RT 69, APPX 3 MILES NORTH OF HUNDRED

** MISSING ON 05 AUGUST 2021 ** 

GPS:

39* 43’ 16” N, 80* 25’ 51” W

39.721211 N, 80.431072 W

NOTE:  THE OFFICIAL MASON-DIXON LINE SURVEY ENDED ABOUT 15 MILES EAST OF HERE, JUST EAST OF BLACKSVILLE IN MONONGALIA COUNTY. THIS MARKER IS ON THE SPOT WHERE ASTRONOMER DAVID RITTENHOUSE AND SURVEYOR ANDREW ELLICOTT EXTENDED MASON AND DIXON’S LINE TO THE SW CORNER OF PENNSYLVANIA 15 YEARS LATER.

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WEST VIRGINIA (WETZEL COUNTY)/ PENNSYLVANIA

LOCATION:  RT 69, APPX 3 MILES NORTH OF HUNDRED

** MISSING ON 05 AUGUST 2021 **

GPS:

39* 43’ 16” N, 80* 25’ 51” W

39.721211 N, 80.431072 W


WETZEL COUNTY /

MONONGALIA COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 7, APPX 5 MILES WEST OF WADESTOWN AND APPX 1-1/2 MILES EAST OF JUNCTION WITH RT 250

** MISSING ON 05 AUGUST 2021 **

GPS:

39* 39’ 31” N, 80* 23’ 59” W

39.658645 N, 80.399871 W


WETZEL COUNTY /

MARION COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 250, APPX 2 MILES SOUTH OF JUNCTION WITH RT 7 AT BURTON

PHOTOS 05 AUGUST 2021

GPS:

39* 38’ 31” N,  80* 25’ 06” W

39.642103 N,  80.418399 W


WETZEL COUNTY /

HARRISON COUNTY

LOCATION:  RT 20 AT COUNTY LINE, APPX 4 MILES NW OF WALLACE, APPX 1 MILE SE OF FOLSOM

GPS:

39* 27’ 30” N,  80* 30’ 28” W

39.458414 N,  80.507809 W

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