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Welcome to Rush Run ...

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

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




Rush Run would have been located within present day Fayette County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Rush Run is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Rush Run once stood is in the (304) and (681)<3> area codes.

Communities near Rush Run ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rush Run and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,374   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,972   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,852   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   585   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,350   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   357   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rush Run ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Rush Run - they are located in New York and Ohio.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rush Run. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rush 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 Rush Run.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Rush Run no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Rush Run, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Rush Run.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Rush Run. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rush Run) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rush Run. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9646, Longitude: -81.0657     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rush 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 Rush Run.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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