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Blue Springs, Alabama
(Barbour County)

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Welcome to Blue Springs ...

The town of Blue Springs is located in Barbour County.

A typical abbreviation for Blue Springs: Blue Spgs. (or less commonly used: Blue Spngs. or Blue Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Blue Springs has a population of 92 people<1> (see below for details).

Blue Springs is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Blue Springs lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Blue Springs (for example, toward Fort Gaines (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Blue Springs is located in the (334) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blue Springs had a population of 96 people. This makes Blue Springs the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 96 people, the population of Blue Springs decreased 20.66% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 121 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Blue Springs had an population of 92 people. This is a decrease of 4.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.97% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blue Springs.

Communities near Blue Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Blue Springs and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2015
Abbeville   [Map]   2,620   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ariton   [Map]   746   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Baker Hill   [Map]   265   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,989   W   18 miles [29 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,529   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Blue Springs ...

While we believe that this Blue Springs is located in Barbour County, we know of another 4 Alabama communities named Blue Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Calhoun, Coosa and Covington County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 24 communities that are also named Blue Springs - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Florida (3), Georgia (3), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Ontario, Tennessee (4), Texas and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blue Springs.

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 Blue Springs. 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 Blue Springs. 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 Blue Springs.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Blue Springs:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Springs ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Blue Springs. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blue Springs.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Blue Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue Springs) 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 Blue Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6635, Longitude: -85.5035     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Blue Springs.


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