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Welcome to Sanford Springs ...

Sanford Springs is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

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

Sanford Springs is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Sanford Springs: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities near Sanford Springs ...

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

  • Jacksonville [Calhoun County]
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    • Jacksonville [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Sanford Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<6>
  • Piedmont [Calhoun County]
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    • Piedmont [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Sanford Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,535 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<6>
  • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hokes Bluff
    • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Sanford Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokes Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hokes Bluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokes Bluff<6>
  • Centre [Cherokee County]
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    • Centre [Cherokee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Sanford Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,542 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cedar Bluff [Cherokee County]
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      • Cedar Bluff [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Sanford Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,823 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff<6>
    • Cave Spring [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
      • Cave Spring [Floyd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Sanford Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,070 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave Spring<6>
    • Leesburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Leesburg [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Sanford Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<6>
    • Etna [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etna
      • Etna [Polk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Sanford Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etna
    • Sand Rock [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Rock
      • Sand Rock [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Sanford Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 569 people
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    • Gaylesville [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaylesville
      • Gaylesville [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Sanford Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaylesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaylesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaylesville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sanford Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Cherokee, 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 Sanford Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sanford Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sanford Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0182, Longitude: -85.5733       In this case, the coordinates for Sanford Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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