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Our Genealogy Helper for Skull Run ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Skull Run (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Skull Run. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Skull Run is located in Jackson County.

To see how the shape of West Virginia's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jackson County: Meigs (OH), Kanawha, Mason, Putnam, Roane, Wirt & Wood.

Below are the counties that are near Skull Run. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Skull Run:

  • Jackson County     (The home county of Skull Run)
    • Sherman [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
      • Sherman [Jackson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
    • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenswood
      • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,616 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<2>
    • Wilding [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilding
      • Wilding [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilding
    • Flatwoods [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
    • Odaville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odaville
      • Odaville [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odaville
    • Sandyville [Jackson County]
    • Ripley [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,139 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<2>
    • Liverpool [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liverpool
      • Liverpool [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liverpool
    • Statts Mills [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Statts Mills
      • Statts Mills [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statts Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statts Mills
    • Kenna [Jackson County]
    • Kentuck [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentuck
      • Kentuck [Jackson County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentuck
    • Romance [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romance
      • Romance [Jackson County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
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  • Calhoun County
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<2>
  • Kanawha County
    • Sissonville [Kanawha County]
    • Cross Lanes [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross Lanes
      • Cross Lanes [Kanawha County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross Lanes have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Lanes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Lanes<2>
    • Nitro [Kanawha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitro
      • Nitro [Kanawha County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nitro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nitro<2>
  • Mason County
    • New Haven [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Haven
      • New Haven [Mason County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<2>
    • Letart [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Letart
      • Letart [Mason County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Letart
    • Hartford City [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford City
      • Hartford City [Mason County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford City
    • Mason [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mason
      • Mason [Mason County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 920 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mason<2>
    • Sassafras [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sassafras
      • Sassafras [Mason County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sassafras
    • Baden [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baden
      • Baden [Mason County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baden
    • West Columbia [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Columbia
      • West Columbia [Mason County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
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    • Flatrock [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatrock
      • Flatrock [Mason County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatrock
    • Leon [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leon
      • Leon [Mason County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leon
    • Arbuckle [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbuckle
      • Arbuckle [Mason County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arbuckle
    • Point Pleasant [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Pleasant
      • Point Pleasant [Mason County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,017 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Pleasant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Pleasant<2>
    • Henderson [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson [Mason County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<2>
    • Fivemile [Mason County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fivemile
      • Fivemile [Mason County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fivemile have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fivemile
  • Pleasants County
    • Belmont [Pleasants County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Pleasants County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Saint Marys [Pleasants County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys
      • Saint Marys [Pleasants County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,757 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<2>
  • Putnam County
    • Liberty [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Putnam County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Paradise [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
      • Paradise [Putnam County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
    • Buffalo [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
      • Buffalo [Putnam County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,263 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<2>
    • Pliny [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pliny
      • Pliny [Putnam County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pliny
    • Indian Village [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Village
      • Indian Village [Putnam County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Village
    • Eleanor [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eleanor
      • Eleanor [Putnam County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eleanor have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eleanor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eleanor<2>
    • Winfield [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
      • Winfield [Putnam County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<2>
    • Bancroft [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bancroft
      • Bancroft [Putnam County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bancroft have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bancroft
    • Poca [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poca
      • Poca [Putnam County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poca have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poca<2>
    • Teays Valley [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teays Valley
      • Teays Valley [Putnam County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teays Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Teays Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Teays Valley<2>
  • Ritchie County
    • Cairo [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cairo
      • Cairo [Ritchie County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cairo<2>
    • Harrisville [Ritchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisville
      • Harrisville [Ritchie County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<2>
  • Roane County
    • Reedy [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reedy
      • Reedy [Roane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reedy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy
    • Flint Town [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flint Town
      • Flint Town [Roane County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint Town
    • Spencer [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
      • Spencer [Roane County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,989 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<2>
    • Cicerone [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicerone
      • Cicerone [Roane County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicerone
  • Wirt County
    • Windy [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windy
      • Windy [Wirt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windy
    • Peewee [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peewee
      • Peewee [Wirt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peewee
    • Palestine [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palestine
      • Palestine [Wirt County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palestine
    • Elizabeth [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
      • Elizabeth [Wirt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 819 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabeth<2>
    • Newark [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
      • Newark [Wirt County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Greencastle [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greencastle
      • Greencastle [Wirt County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greencastle
    • Burning Springs [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burning Springs
      • Burning Springs [Wirt County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burning Springs
    • Freeport [Wirt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
      • Freeport [Wirt County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freeport
  • Wood County
    • Pleasant View [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant View
      • Pleasant View [Wood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant View
    • Lubeck [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lubeck
      • Lubeck [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lubeck
    • Mineral Acres [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Acres
      • Mineral Acres [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Acres
    • Mineral Wells [Wood County]
    • Blennerhassett [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blennerhassett
      • Blennerhassett [Wood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blennerhassett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blennerhassett
    • Washington [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
      • Washington [Wood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<2>
    • Slate [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate
      • Slate [Wood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate
    • Kanawha [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kanawha
      • Kanawha [Wood County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kanawha
    • Parkersburg [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkersburg
      • Parkersburg [Wood County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkersburg<2>
    • Vienna [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vienna
      • Vienna [Wood County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,028 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vienna have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vienna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<2>
    • North Hills [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hills
      • North Hills [Wood County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hills
    • Boaz [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boaz
      • Boaz [Wood County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boaz have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boaz
    • Parkers Towne [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkers Towne
      • Parkers Towne [Wood County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkers Towne have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkers Towne
  • Athens County (OH)
    • Coolville [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coolville
      • Coolville [Athens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coolville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coolville<2>
    • Youba [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youba
      • Youba [Athens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youba
    • Vanderhoof [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vanderhoof
      • Vanderhoof [Athens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
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    • Beebe [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beebe
      • Beebe [Athens County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beebe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beebe
    • Stewart [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stewart
      • Stewart [Athens County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewart
    • Carsey Town [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carsey Town
      • Carsey Town [Athens County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carsey Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carsey Town
    • Guysville [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guysville
      • Guysville [Athens County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guysville
    • Armadale [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armadale
      • Armadale [Athens County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armadale
    • Mudsock [Athens County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mudsock
      • Mudsock [Athens County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Mudsock. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Albany [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
      • Albany [Athens County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 892 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<2>
    • Athens [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
      • Athens [Athens County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,600 people
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    • Amesville [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amesville
      • Amesville [Athens County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amesville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • The Plains [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for The Plains
      • The Plains [Athens County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for The Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Gallia County (OH)
    • Carlton [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlton
      • Carlton [Gallia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
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    • Cheshire [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheshire
      • Cheshire [Gallia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 127 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cheshire have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheshire
    • Kyger [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kyger
      • Kyger [Gallia County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
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    • Westbrook Village [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westbrook Village
      • Westbrook Village [Gallia County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westbrook Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gallipolis [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallipolis
      • Gallipolis [Gallia County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,545 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallipolis<2>
    • Mills Village [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mills Village
      • Mills Village [Gallia County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mills Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kerr [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kerr
      • Kerr [Gallia County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
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    • Vinton [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
      • Vinton [Gallia County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<2>
    • Rio Grande [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Grande
      • Rio Grande [Gallia County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 777 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Grande<2>
    • Patriot [Gallia County]
    • Centerville [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Gallia County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 98 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Crown City [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crown City
      • Crown City [Gallia County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crown City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crown City
  • Hocking County (OH)
    • Murray City [Hocking County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murray City
      • Murray City [Hocking County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray City<2>
  • Meigs County (OH)
    • Portland [Meigs County]
    • Spiller [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spiller
      • Spiller [Meigs County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spiller
    • Bashan [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bashan
      • Bashan [Meigs County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
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    • Dorcas [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dorcas
      • Dorcas [Meigs County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorcas
    • Keno [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keno
      • Keno [Meigs County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keno
    • Racine [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Racine
      • Racine [Meigs County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 654 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Racine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Racine<2>
    • Letart Falls [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Letart Falls
      • Letart Falls [Meigs County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Letart Falls
    • Syracuse [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syracuse
      • Syracuse [Meigs County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 809 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<2>
    • Welshtown [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welshtown
      • Welshtown [Meigs County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Welshtown
    • Pomeroy [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomeroy
      • Pomeroy [Meigs County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,740 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomeroy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomeroy<2>
    • Middleport [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleport
      • Middleport [Meigs County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleport<2>
    • Thomas Village [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomas Village
      • Thomas Village [Meigs County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomas Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomas Village
    • Lima [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lima
      • Lima [Meigs County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lima
  • Morgan County (OH)
    • Chesterhill [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterhill
      • Chesterhill [Morgan County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterhill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterhill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterhill<2>
    • Stockport [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockport
      • Stockport [Morgan County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 479 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stockport<2>
  • Vinton County (OH)
    • Wilkesville [Vinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesville
      • Wilkesville [Vinton County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesville
    • Zaleski [Vinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zaleski
      • Zaleski [Vinton County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 268 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zaleski
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zaleski<2>
  • Washington County (OH)
    • Redbush [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redbush
      • Redbush [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redbush
    • Fillmore [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fillmore
      • Fillmore [Washington County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fillmore
    • Belpre [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belpre
      • Belpre [Washington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,356 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belpre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belpre<2>
    • Decaturville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decaturville
      • Decaturville [Washington County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decaturville
    • Vincent [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vincent
      • Vincent [Washington County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vincent
    • Barlow [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlow
      • Barlow [Washington County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlow
    • Marietta [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
      • Marietta [Washington County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,364 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<2>
    • Beverly [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
      • Beverly [Washington County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beverly have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beverly<2>
    • Lowell [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
      • Lowell [Washington County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Skull Run, see our County-by-County Page for Skull Run.

Newspapers Published in Skull Run ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 26 newspapers that have been published in the area around Skull Run.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Skull Run, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Skull Run.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Skull Run:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Ohio
    • Stories from West Virginia

Cemeteries Near Skull Run ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Skull Run.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Skull Run covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Browning Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Browning Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Browning Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browning Cemetery
  • Wheaton Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wheaton Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wheaton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheaton Cemetery
  • Engle Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Engle Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Engle Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Engle Cemetery
  • DeBussey Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the DeBussey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the DeBussey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeBussey Cemetery
  • Safreed Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Safreed Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Safreed Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Safreed Cemetery
  • Rardon Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rardon Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rardon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rardon Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Laucks Chapel Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Laucks Chapel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Laucks Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laucks Chapel Cemetery
    • Staats Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Staats Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Staats Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staats Cemetery
    • Middleswart Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Middleswart Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Middleswart Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleswart Cemetery
    • Derenburger Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Derenburger Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Derenburger Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derenburger Cemetery
    • Nesselroad Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nesselroad Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nesselroad Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nesselroad Cemetery
    • Coleman Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Coleman Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Coleman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleman Cemetery
    • Ravenswood Cemetery
    • Slaven Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Slaven Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Slaven Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slaven Cemetery
    • Flinn Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Flinn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Flinn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flinn Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Skull Run had a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Skull Run, with the one closest to Skull Run listed first.

  • Skull Run [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skull Run
    • Skull Run [Jackson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Skull Run had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skull Run have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skull Run
  • Portland [Meigs County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Meigs County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 158 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Portland had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<2>
  • Sherman [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
    • Sherman [Jackson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Skull Run
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sherman had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
  • Nesselroad [Jackson County] - Historic
    • While Nesselroad was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nesselroad
    • Nesselroad [Jackson County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Nesselroad had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nesselroad have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenswood
    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Skull Run
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 817 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,616 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Ravenswood had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<2>
  • Willowdale [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willowdale
    • Willowdale [Jackson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Skull Run
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Willowdale had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willowdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willowdale
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    • Hazael [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazael
      • Hazael [Meigs County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hazael had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazael have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazael
    • Neptune [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neptune
      • Neptune [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Neptune had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neptune have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neptune
    • Great Bend [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Bend
      • Great Bend [Meigs County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 40 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Great Bend had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Bend
    • Topins Grove [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topins Grove
      • Topins Grove [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Skull Run
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Topins Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Topins Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topins Grove
    • Wilding [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilding
      • Wilding [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southeast of Skull Run
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wilding had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilding
    • Long Bottom [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Bottom
      • Long Bottom [Meigs County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 163 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Long Bottom had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Bottom have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Bottom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Bottom<2>
    • Murraysville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murraysville
      • Murraysville [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Skull Run
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 96 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Murraysville had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murraysville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murraysville
    • Lone Cedar [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Cedar
      • Lone Cedar [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Skull Run
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 52 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lone Cedar had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Cedar have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Cedar
    • Willow Grove [Jackson County] - Historic
      • While Willow Grove was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Grove
      • Willow Grove [Jackson County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Skull Run
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Willow Grove had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Skull Run. See our List of 1890's Communities around Skull Run.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Skull Run ...

While our initial data about Skull Run came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Skull Run in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Skull Run.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Skull Run:
Services available in 1895: no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Skull Run. See our Misc Page for Skull Run for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Jackson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Skull 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>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Skull Run) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Skull Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0084, Longitude: -81.7593       In this case, the coordinates for Skull Run have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>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 Skull Run, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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