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Berry Springs, Alabama

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Welcome to Berry Springs ...

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

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

Berry Springs would have been located within present day Cherokee County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Berry Springs is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

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

Communities near Berry Springs ...

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

Community   2016<5>
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,790   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,339   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,015   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   555   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,850   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Berry 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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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 Berry 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 Berry 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 Berry Springs.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Berry Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Berry Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berry Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4293, Longitude: -85.5087     [Map].

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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 Berry 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 Berry Springs.