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Good Springs, Alabama
(Colbert County)

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The location of Good Springs

Welcome to Good Springs ...

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

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

Good Springs would have been located within present day Colbert County.

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Good Springs is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Good Springs would have been located in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Good 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 Good Springs and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Cherokee   [Map]   1,005   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Red Bay   [Map]   3,086   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Vina   [Map]   358   S   18 miles [29 km]
Waterloo   [Map]   200   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Belmont (MS)   [Map]   2,025   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]   933   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Good Springs ...

While we believe that this Good Springs is located in Colbert County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Good Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Franklin and Limestone County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 3 communities that are also named Good Springs - they are located in and Texas.

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

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

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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 Good 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 Good 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Good 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 Good 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 Good Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Good Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6343, Longitude: -88.1142     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Good 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 Good Springs.

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