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Around Helens Run ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Morgantown. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the northeast of Helens Run. Morgantown has a population of 30,500 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Fairmont. It lies just east of Helens Run and has a population of 18,400 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Helens Run.<2>

  • Barrackville [Marion County]
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    • Barrackville [Marion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Helens Run
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrackville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrackville
  • Big Run [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Run
    • Big Run [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Helens Run
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  • Enterprise [Harrison County]
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    • Enterprise [Harrison County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Helens Run
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
  • Fairmont [Marion County]
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    • Fairmont [Marion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Helens Run
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,388 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmont<4>
  • Farmington [Marion County]
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    • Farmington [Marion County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Helens Run
    • Estimated population in 2019: 365 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmington<4>
  • Garden Village [Marion County]
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    • Garden Village [Marion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Helens Run
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Village
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Grant Town [Marion County]
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      • Grant Town [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Helens Run
      • Estimated population in 2019: 594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant Town
    • Katy [Marion County]
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      • Katy [Marion County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Helens Run
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    • Lumberport [Harrison County]
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      • Lumberport [Harrison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Helens Run
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberport
    • Mannington [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mannington
      • Mannington [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Helens Run
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mannington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mannington<4>
    • Monongah [Marion County]
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      • Monongah [Marion County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Helens Run
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monongah have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monongah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monongah<4>
    • Pleasant Valley [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [Marion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Helens Run
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Shinnston [Harrison County]
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      • Shinnston [Harrison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Helens Run
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shinnston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinnston<4>
    • Whitehall [Marion County]
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      • Whitehall [Marion County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Helens Run
      • Estimated population in 2019: 666 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
    • Worthington [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthington
      • Worthington [Marion County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Helens Run
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Worthington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worthington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worthington<4>

For more communities neighboring Helens Run, please visit our County-by-County Page for Helens Run.

Marion County ...

Helens Run is located in Marion County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marion County: Harrison, Monongalia, Taylor & Wetzel.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Helens Run ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Helens Run.

Airports Near Helens Run ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Helens Run and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Helens Run.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Marion County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County: www.marioncountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Helens Run.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Helens Run) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Helens Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4611, Longitude: -80.2523    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Helens Run), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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