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Welcome to Sand Run ...

Sand Run is located in Upshur County<1>.

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

Sand Run is 1,960 feet [597 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Sand Run lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Sand Run: (304) & (681)<4>

Adding Sand Run to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sand Run in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sand Run was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sand Run on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sand Run ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sand Run - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Sand Run ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sand Run.

  • Elkins [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
    • Elkins [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Sand Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,908 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<6>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
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    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Sand Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<6>
  • Philippi [Barbour County]
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    • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Sand Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,239 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<6>
  • Belington [Barbour County]
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    • Belington [Barbour County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Sand Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,898 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mill Creek [Randolph County]
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      • Mill Creek [Randolph County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Sand Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Creek
    • Beverly [Randolph County]
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      • Beverly [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Sand Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<6>
    • Junior [Barbour County]
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      • Junior [Barbour County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sand Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junior
    • Jane Lew [Lewis County]
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      • Jane Lew [Lewis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Sand Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jane Lew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jane Lew<6>
    • Womelsdorf [Randolph County]
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      • Womelsdorf [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Sand Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 235 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Womelsdorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Womelsdorf
    • Huttonsville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huttonsville
      • Huttonsville [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sand Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huttonsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huttonsville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sand Run. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sand Run.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sand Run. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sand Run.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sand Run. See our Newspapers Page for Sand Run.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Run ...

Looking for more information about Sand Run? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sand Run, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sand Run.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within West Virginia

About Upshur County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Upshur, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sand Run - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sand Run) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9232, Longitude: -80.1242       In this case, the coordinates for Sand Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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