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Wooley Springs, Alabama

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Welcome to Wooley Springs ...

So far, we have found very little information about Wooley Springs. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Wooley Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Wooley Springs, please Contact Us.




Wooley Springs would have been located within present day Limestone County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wooley Springs is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Wooley Springs was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wooley Springs would have been located in the (256) & (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Wooley Springs ...

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

Community   2015<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ardmore   [Map]   1,357   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Capshaw   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Elkmont   [Map]   466   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Estaville - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   190,582   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Wooley Springs no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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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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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About Limestone County

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The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wooley Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Wooley Springs.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Wooley Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wooley Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wooley Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9029, Longitude: -86.7917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wooley Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wooley Springs.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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



 
 
 

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