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The location of Bull Run

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Census Data for Bull Run ...

As far as we can tell, Bull Run has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Bull Run, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Morgantown30,855   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Fairmont18,622   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Uniontown (PA)9,942   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

Preston County ...

Bull Run is located in Preston County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Preston County.

Population Rings for Bull Run ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Bull Run and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Bull Run. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Bull Run, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]31,144+0.44%
10 mi   [16 km]835,434+3.54%
15 mi   [24 km]1547,490+7.76%
20 mi   [32 km]2255,288+6.22%
25 mi   [40 km]40102,193+2.71%
30 mi   [48 km]54116,604+1.97%

Miscellaneous Information for Bull Run ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Preston County or the community of Bull Run:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Bull Run:

GNIS ID for Bull Run: 1536702

GNIS ID for Preston County: 1558642

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 077 (Preston County)

Place Code: 11428 (Bull Run)

State & County Code: 54/077 (West Virginia / Preston County)

State & Place Code: 54/11428 (West Virginia / Bull Run)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Bull Run is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Bull Run.

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Visit our Community Index for West Virginia

About Preston County

About West 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 State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Bull Run. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bull Run) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bull Run. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5840, Longitude: -79.7701     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bull Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bull Run.