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Hot Springs, Alaska

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Welcome to Hot Springs ...

Although we found mention of Hot Springs during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Hot Springs was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Hot Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Hot Springs - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Hot Springs, please Contact Us.

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

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Hot Springs might be (or was) located is in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Hot Springs would be found within the (907) area code.

Communities Also Named Hot Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Hot Springs - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado, Idaho, Montana (2), Nevada (7), New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon (2), South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah (3), Virginia and Washington.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Hot Springs and then turned east". While Hot Springs could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Hot Springs as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Hot Springs could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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