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Bull Run, Virginia
(Prince William County)

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The location of Bull Run

Welcome to Bull Run ...

Bull Run is located in Prince William County.

The location of Bull Run has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Bull Run is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Bull Run: (703) & (571)<3>

Communities near Bull Run ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bull Run and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Dumfries   [Map]   5,230   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Fairfax   [Map]   24,097   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Falls Church   [Map]   14,583   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Haymarket   [Map]   1,715   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Herndon   [Map]   24,532   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Manassas   [Map]   41,501   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bull Run.

Communities Also Named Bull Run ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Bull Run: This one is located in Prince William County and the other is located in Fairfax County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 11 communities that are also named Bull Run - they are located in Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Tennessee (3), Texas and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bull Run. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bull Run. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bull Run.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bull Run:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bull Run ...

Looking for more information about Bull 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Prince William County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Prince William County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bull Run - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (571) is an overlay for area code (703).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bull 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 Bull Run. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bull Run

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bull Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7837, Longitude: -77.5205     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bull Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bull Run.

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