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Gum Springs, Alabama
(Blount County)

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Welcome to Gum Springs ...

Gum Springs is located in Blount County<1>.

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

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

Gum Springs is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gum Springs lies within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Gum Springs ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 19 communities that are also named Gum Springs - they are located in Arkansas (5), Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi (2), North Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas (3) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Gum Springs ...

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

  • Cullman [Cullman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cullman
    • Cullman [Cullman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Gum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,034 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cullman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cullman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cullman<5>
  • Oneonta [Blount County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Blount County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Gum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,577 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<5>
  • Hanceville [Cullman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanceville
    • Hanceville [Cullman County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Gum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanceville<5>
  • Warrior [Jefferson County]
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    • Warrior [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Gum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrior
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrior<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Good Hope [Cullman County]
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      • Good Hope [Cullman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
    • Blountsville [Blount County]
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      • Blountsville [Blount County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blountsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountsville<5>
    • Hayden [Blount County]
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      • Hayden [Blount County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden<5>
    • Cleveland [Blount County]
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      • Cleveland [Blount County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<5>
    • Locust Fork [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Fork
      • Locust Fork [Blount County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust Fork<5>
    • Snead [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snead
      • Snead [Blount County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snead<5>

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 Gum Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gum Springs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gum 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 Gum Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gum Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Gum Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gum Springs ...

Looking for more information about Gum 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 Gum Springs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gum Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Blount, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gum Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gum 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 Gum Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gum Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gum Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0487, Longitude: -86.6639       In this case, the coordinates for Gum Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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