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Union Springs, Alabama

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The location of Union Springs

Welcome to Union Springs ...

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

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Union Springs has a population of 3,465 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 Omaha (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Union Springs: (334)

The ZIP code for Union Springs: 36089<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union Springs had a population of 3,980 people (which is 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Union Springs had an population of 3,465 people. This is a decrease of 12.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.59% since the 2000 Census).

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.

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 Union 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 Union 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 Union Springs. Our list includes 14 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Union Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Tuskegee   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the North (N) of Union Springs

Located in Macon County

Hurtsboro   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Union Springs

Located in Russell County

Midway   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Union Springs

Armstrong   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Union Springs

Located in Macon County

Fort Davis   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Union Springs

Located in Macon County

Inverness   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Union Springs

Three Notch   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Union Springs

Fitzpatrick   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Union Springs

Smuteye   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Union Springs

Hardaway   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Union Springs

Located in Macon County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Bullock County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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.
<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 'straight-line' 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, 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: 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: 32.1395, Longitude: -85.7143     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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