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Union Springs, Alabama

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Welcome to Union Springs ...

The city of Union Springs is located in Bullock County and is the County Seat for Bullock County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Union Springs has a population of 3,919 people<1> (see below for details).

Union Springs was established in 1835.

The community of Union Springs is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Union Springs lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Union Springs: 36089<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union Springs had a population of 3,980 people (which is 36.47% of the total population of Bullock County). This makes Union Springs the county's most populous community.

The population of Union Springs represents 0.08% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,980 people, the population of Union Springs increased 8.45% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,670 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Union Springs had an population of 3,919 people. This is a decrease of 1.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Union Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Union Springs and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2015
Armstrong   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fitzpatrick   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fort Davis   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hardaway   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hurtsboro   [Map]   600   E   18 miles [29 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Union Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Union Springs - they are located in Louisiana, New York, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Union 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 Union 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 Union 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 Union Springs. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union Springs ...

Looking for more information about Union 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 Union 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 Union Springs.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Union 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
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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 Union 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 Union Springs.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union 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 city (such as Union Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Union 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 Union Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Union 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 Union Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1395, Longitude: -85.7143     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union 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 Union Springs.


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