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Fanning Springs, Florida

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Welcome to Fanning Springs ...

The city of Fanning Springs is primarily located in Gilchrist County. A portion of Fanning Springs extends into Levy County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fanning Springs has a population of 1,009 people<1> (see below for details).

Fanning Springs is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Fanning Springs lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Fanning Springs: (352)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fanning Springs had a population of 764 people. This makes Fanning Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 764 people, the population of Fanning Springs increased 3.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 737 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fanning Springs had an population of 1,009 people. This is an increase of 32.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.91% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fanning 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 Fanning Springs and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017
Andrews   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bell   [Map]   483   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bronson   [Map]   1,119   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chiefland   [Map]   2,180   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cross City   [Map]   1,716   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Little Lake City   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fanning Springs ...

Looking for more information about Fanning 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 Fanning Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fanning Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Florida

About Gilchrist County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gilchrist County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fanning Springs.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fanning Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fanning 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 Fanning Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fanning Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fanning Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5902, Longitude: -82.9248     [Map].

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