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Gum Springs, Alabama
(Blount County)

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The location of Gum Springs

Welcome to Gum Springs ...

Gum Springs is located in Blount County.

The location of Gum Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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.<2>.

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

Gum Springs is within the (205) area code.

Communities near Gum 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 Gum Springs and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,308   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,305   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   W   5 miles [8 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,348   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

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.

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 Gum 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 Gum 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 Gum Springs.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

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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:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gum Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gum Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gum Springs.

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