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Welcome to Painter Run ...

Painter Run is located in Tioga County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Painter Run, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Painter Run is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Painter Run ...

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

  • Corning
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
    • Corning is located in Steuben County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,632 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning <4>
  • Wellsboro
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsboro
    • Wellsboro is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,205 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsboro <4>
  • Mansfield
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,972 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield <4>
  • Canton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Elkland
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkland
    • Elkland is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkland <4>
  • Addison
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addison
    • Addison is located in Steuben County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,636 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Addison <4>
  • Blossburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Troy
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,229 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy <4>
  • South Corning
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Corning
    • South Corning is located in Steuben County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
  • Tioga
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)

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 Painter Run. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Painter Run.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Painter 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 Painter Run.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Painter Run ...

Looking for more information about Painter 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 Painter Run, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Painter Run.

Adding Painter Run to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Painter Run in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Painter Run was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Painter Run on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Painter Run.

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

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 Tioga, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Painter Run - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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