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Wooley Springs, Alabama

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Welcome to Wooley Springs ...

So far, we have found very little information about Wooley Springs. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Wooley Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Wooley Springs, please Contact Us.

Wooley Springs would have been located within present day Limestone County.

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wooley Springs is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Wooley Springs was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Wooley Springs still existed, it would have been in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Wooley 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 Wooley Springs and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Ardmore   [Map]   1,398   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,616   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elkmont   [Map]   473   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Estaville - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   194,585   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Madison   [Map]   48,861   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Limestone County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Limestone County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wooley Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wooley Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wooley Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wooley Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9029, Longitude: -86.7917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wooley Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wooley Springs.

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