Runa, West Virginia

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Runa, West Virginia
Unincorporated community
Runa, West Virginia is located in West Virginia
Runa, West Virginia
Runa, West Virginia
Runa, West Virginia is located in USA
Runa, West Virginia
Runa, West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°08′34″N 80°51′04″W / 38.14278°N 80.85111°W / 38.14278; -80.85111Coordinates: 38°08′34″N 80°51′04″W / 38.14278°N 80.85111°W / 38.14278; -80.85111
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Nicholas
Elevation 2,215 ft (675 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 304 & 681
GNIS feature ID 1555539[1]

Runa is an unincorporated community in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. Runa is 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Summersville.

The community was named after Runa McClung, the sister of an early settler.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. pp. 543–544.