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Welcome to Union Springs ...

The city of Union Springs is located in Bullock County<1> and is the County Seat for Bullock County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Union Springs has a population of 3,410 people<2> (see below for details).

Union Springs was established in 1835.

The community of Union Springs is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Union Springs lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Union Springs: 36089<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union Springs had an population of 3,410 people. This is a decrease of 14.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union Springs had a population of 3,980 people (or 36.47% of the total population of Bullock County). This makes Union Springs the county's most populous community.

The population of Union Springs represents 0.08% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,980 people, the population of Union Springs increased 8.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,670 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Union Springs.

Communities Also Named Union Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Union Springs - they are located in Louisiana, New York, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Union Springs ...

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

  • Tuskegee [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuskegee
    • Tuskegee [Macon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Union Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuskegee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuskegee<6>
  • Hurtsboro [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurtsboro
    • Hurtsboro [Russell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Union Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 589 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurtsboro
  • Midway [Bullock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
    • Midway [Bullock County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Union Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
  • Armstrong [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armstrong
    • Armstrong [Macon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Union Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armstrong have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armstrong
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fort Davis [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Davis
      • Fort Davis [Macon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Union Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Davis<6>
    • Inverness [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Bullock County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Union Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Three Notch [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Notch
      • Three Notch [Bullock County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Union Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Notch have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Notch
    • Fitzpatrick [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitzpatrick
      • Fitzpatrick [Bullock County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Union Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitzpatrick
    • Smuteye [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smuteye
      • Smuteye [Bullock County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Union Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smuteye
    • Hardaway [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardaway
      • Hardaway [Macon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Union Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardaway have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardaway

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Union Springs. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Union Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union Springs ...

Looking for more information about Union 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Union Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Union Springs.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union 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 Bullock, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Union Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Union Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Union Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Union 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 Union Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1405, Longitude: -85.7134    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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