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Germania Springs, Alabama

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Welcome to Germania Springs ...

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

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

Germania Springs would have been located within present day Calhoun County.

The location of Germania Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Germania Springs is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

If Germania Springs still existed, it would have been in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Germania Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Germania Springs and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Heflin   [Map]   3,425   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,269   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,180   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Germania Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Germania Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Germania Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Germania Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Germania Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Germania Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8482, Longitude: -85.7555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Germania Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Germania Springs.

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