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Cedar Springs, Alabama
(Cherokee County)

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Welcome to Cedar Springs ...

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

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

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Cedar Springs is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: While Cedar Springs is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

If Cedar Springs still existed, it would have been in the (256) and (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Cedar 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 Cedar Springs and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,790   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,555   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,008   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Sand Rock   [Map]   555   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Valley Head   [Map]   550   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cedar Springs ...

While we believe that this Cedar Springs is located in Cherokee County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Cedar Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount and Calhoun County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 31 communities that are also named Cedar Springs - they are located in Arizona (2), California (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (4), Texas (2), Utah and Virginia (3).

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Cedar 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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 Cedar 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 Cedar 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 Cedar Springs.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Cedar Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cedar 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 Cedar Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cedar Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3051, Longitude: -85.4933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar 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 Cedar 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 Cedar Springs.