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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.

We aren't confident of the location of Rush Run, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Rush Run is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Rush Run still existed, it would have been in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Rush Run ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rush 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 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:

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

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About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>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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<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 '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- Rush 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 Rush Run. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rush Run

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rush Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9648, Longitude: -81.0656     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rush 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 Rush Run.

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