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Welcome to Big Run ...

Big Run is located in Lawrence County<1>.

The location of Big Run has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Big Run has a population of 599 people<3> (see below for details).

Big Run is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Big Run lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Big Run: (724) & (874)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Big Run had an population of 599 people. This is a decrease of 4.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Big Run had a population of 624 people. This makes Big Run the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 624 people, the population of Big Run decreased 9.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 686 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Big Run.

Communities Also Named Big Run ...

While we believe that this Big Run is located in Lawrence County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Big Run. Those communities are located in the following counties: Centre, Dauphin and Jefferson County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 10 communities that are also named Big Run - they are located in Ohio (3) and West Virginia (4).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Run.

Communities near Big Run ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Big Run.

  • DuBois [Clearfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DuBois
    • DuBois [Clearfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Big Run
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for DuBois came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,364 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DuBois
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for DuBois<8>
  • Punxsutawney [Jefferson County]
  • Brookville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookville
    • Brookville [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Big Run
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,791 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookville<8>
  • Reynoldsville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reynoldsville
    • Reynoldsville [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Big Run
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynoldsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,647 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynoldsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynoldsville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Curwensville [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curwensville
      • Curwensville [Clearfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Big Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Curwensville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,385 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curwensville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Curwensville<8>
    • Sykesville [Jefferson County]
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      • Sykesville [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Big Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykesville<8>
    • Falls Creek [Jefferson County]
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      • Falls Creek [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Big Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 999 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Creek<8>
    • Summerville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
      • Summerville [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Big Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 505 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Marion Center [Indiana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion Center
      • Marion Center [Indiana County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Big Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 418 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion Center<8>
    • Westover [Clearfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
      • Westover [Clearfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Big Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 376 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Run. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Run.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Run. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Big Run.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Run. See our Newspapers Page for Big Run.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Run ...

Looking for more information about Big Run? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Run, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Run.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Lawrence County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Run. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Big Run.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Run - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (874) is an overlay for area code (724).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Big Run) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Big Run. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Big Run

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9676, Longitude: -78.8736       In this case, the coordinates for Big Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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