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(DeKalb County)

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The location of Sulphur Springs









Welcome to Sulphur Springs ...

Sulphur Springs is located in DeKalb County.

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

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

Sulphur Springs is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Sulphur Springs: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Sulphur 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 starting from Sulphur Springs and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,312   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,353   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ider   [Map]   717   W   5 miles [8 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,961   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Sylvania   [Map]   1,882   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sulphur Springs ...

While we believe that this Sulphur Springs is located in DeKalb County, we know of another 6 Alabama communities named Sulphur Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Calhoun, Cullman, Jackson, Madison and Mobile County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 60 communities that are also named Sulphur Springs - they are located in Arkansas (7), California (3), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (11), Texas (3), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sulphur Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

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

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 Sulphur Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<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 from Point A (ie- Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6976, Longitude: -85.5802     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sulphur Springs.

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