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Beech Run, West Virginia
(Randolph County)

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The location of Beech Run

Welcome to Beech Run ...

So far, we have found very little information about Beech Run. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Beech Run to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Beech Run, please Contact Us.

Beech Run would have been located within present day Randolph County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Beech Run is 2,670 feet [814 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Beech Run is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Beech Run was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Beech Run once stood is in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Beech Run ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Beech Run and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Beverly   [Map]   675   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Durbin   [Map]   294   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Goshen   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hacker Valley   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Helvetia   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Beech Run ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Beech Run: This one is located in Randolph County and the other is located in Preston County.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Randolph County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of West Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Beech Run, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beech Run - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beech Run) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beech Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6893, Longitude: -80.1204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beech Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beech Run.

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