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Welcome to Box Springs ...

Box Springs is located in Talbot County<1>.

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

Box Springs is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Box Springs (for example, toward Phenix City (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Telephone area codes for Box Springs: (706) & (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Box Springs: 31801<4>

Adding Box Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Box Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Box Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Box Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Box Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Box Springs - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Montana and Nevada (2).

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

Communities near Box Springs ...

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

  • Columbus [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
    • Columbus [Muscogee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Box Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 196,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<6>
  • Maridale Estates [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maridale Estates
    • Maridale Estates [Muscogee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Box Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 60,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maridale Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maridale Estates
  • Saint Marys Hills [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys Hills
    • Saint Marys Hills [Muscogee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Box Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,567 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys Hills
  • Branton Woods [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branton Woods
    • Branton Woods [Muscogee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Box Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,961 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branton Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branton Woods
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cusseta Heights [Muscogee County]
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      • Cusseta Heights [Muscogee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Box Springs
      • Estimated population in 2018: 10,684 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cusseta Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cusseta Heights
    • Glenns [Muscogee County]
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      • Glenns [Muscogee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Box Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenns have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenns
    • Fortson [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fortson
      • Fortson [Muscogee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Box Springs
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 4,924 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fortson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fortson<6>
    • Heineburg Village [Chattahoochee County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heineburg Village
      • Heineburg Village [Chattahoochee County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Box Springs
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heineburg Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Buena Vista [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista
      • Buena Vista [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Box Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buena Vista<6>
    • Twin Chapel [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Chapel
      • Twin Chapel [Muscogee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Box Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Chapel

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Box Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Box Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Box Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Talbot County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Talbot, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Box Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<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 community (such as Box Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Box 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Box 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 Box Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Box SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Box Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5325, Longitude: -84.6611    
<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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