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Bluff Springs, Alabama
(Clay County)

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The location of Bluff Springs

Welcome to Bluff Springs ...

Bluff Springs is located in Clay County.

The location of Bluff Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

Bluff Springs is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Bluff Springs: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Bluff Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bluff Springs and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Alexander City   [Map]   14,595   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ashland   [Map]   1,932   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Daviston   [Map]   209   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,330   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   814   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kellyton   [Map]   202   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bluff Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Bluff Springs: This one is located in Clay County and the other is located in Coffee County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 11 communities that are also named Bluff Springs - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi (3), Tennessee and Texas (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bluff Springs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bluff 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 Bluff Springs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bluff Springs ...

Looking for more information about Bluff Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Bluff Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bluff Springs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bluff Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Clay County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bluff Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bluff 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).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1635, Longitude: -85.8275     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bluff 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 Bluff Springs.

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