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Springfield, Alabama
(Randolph County)

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Welcome to Springfield ...

Springfield is located in Randolph County.

When the people of Springfield refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Springfielder<1>

Springfield is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: While Springfield is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities near Springfield ...

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

Community   2015<4>
Five Points   [Map]   142   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
McCosh Mill - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   6,005   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Wadley   [Map]   738   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Wedowee   [Map]   809   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Woodland   [Map]   183   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Springfield ...

While we believe that this Springfield is located in Randolph County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named Springfield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarke, Elmore and Lauderdale County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 101 communities that are also named Springfield - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (10), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (8), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick (3), New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (4), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (6), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (4), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Vermont, Virginia (8), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Springfield. 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 Springfield. 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 Springfield.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Springfield ...

Looking for more information about Springfield? 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 Springfield? 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 Springfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Springfield.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Springfield. 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
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 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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 Springfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Springfield refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Springfield may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Springfield - 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 that stretches from Springfield. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Springfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2121, Longitude: -85.3172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Springfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Springfield.

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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 Springfield.


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