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Double Springs, Alabama

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Welcome to Double Springs ...

The town of Double Springs is located in Winston County and is the County Seat for Winston County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Double Springs has a population of 1,056 people<1> (see below for details).

Double Springs is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Double Springs: (205)

The ZIP code for Double Springs: 35553<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Double Springs had a population of 1,083 people. This makes Double Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Double Springs represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 246th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,083 people, the population of Double Springs increased 7.98% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,003 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Double Springs had an population of 1,056 people. This is a decrease of 2.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.28% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Double Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2015
Addison   [Map]   741   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Arley   [Map]   352   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,975   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eldridge   [Map]   128   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Haleyville   [Map]   4,088   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Double Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Double Springs - they are located in Georgia, Mississippi, Nevada, South Carolina and Tennessee (4).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Double 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 Double 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 Double 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 Double Springs. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Double Springs ...

Looking for more information about Double 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Double Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Double 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) Double 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.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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 Double 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 Double Springs.

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Double Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Double Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Double Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Double 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 Double Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Double Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Double Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1498, Longitude: -87.4026     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Double Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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


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