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Welcome to Double Springs ...

The town of Double Springs is located in Winston County<1> and is the County Seat for Winston County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Double Springs, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1883.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Double Springs has a population of 1,070 people<2> (see below for details).

Double Springs is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Double Springs: (205) & (659)<4>

The ZIP code for Double Springs: 35553<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Double Springs had an population of 1,070 people. This is a decrease of 1.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Double Springs had a population of 1,083 people. This makes Double Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Double Springs represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 246th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,083 people, the population of Double Springs increased 7.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,003 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Double Springs.

Communities Also Named Double Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Double Springs - they are located in Georgia, Mississippi, Nevada, South Carolina and Tennessee (4).

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

Communities near Double Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Double Springs.

  • Haleyville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Carbon Hill
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Bear Creek
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Addison
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Lynn
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
    • Lynn is located in Winston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
  • Arley
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Kansas
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas
    • Kansas is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people
  • Nauvoo
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Eldridge
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Natural Bridge
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Double Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Double Springs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Double Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Double Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Double Springs. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Double Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Double Springs ...

Looking for more information about Double 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Double Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Double Springs.

Adding Double Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Double Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Double Springs was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Double Springs post office opened in 1883.

We also found Double Springs in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Double Springs.

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Winston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Double Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Double Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (659) is an overlay for area code (205).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Double Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Double Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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