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Welcome to Cave Spring ...

The city of Cave Spring is located in Floyd County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Cave Spring, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1840.

A typical abbreviation for Cave Spring: Cave Spg. (or less commonly used: Cave Spng. or Cave Sprng.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cave Spring has a population of 1,072 people<2> (see below for details).

Cave Spring is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Cave Spring (for example, toward Centre (AL)), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Cave Spring: (706) and (762)<4>

The ZIP code for Cave Spring: 30124<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cave Spring had an population of 1,072 people. This is a decrease of 10.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cave Spring had a population of 1,200 people. This makes Cave Spring the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Cave Spring represents 0.01% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 273rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,200 people, the population of Cave Spring increased 23.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 975 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cave Spring.

Communities Also Named Cave Spring ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Cave Spring - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Missouri, Tennessee (2) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cave Spring.

Communities near Cave Spring ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cave Spring.

  • Rome
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome is located in Floyd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,764 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rome <6>
  • Ligon ‑ Historic
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
    • Ligon is located in Bartow County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
  • Cedartown
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Rockmart
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockmart have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockmart
    • Rockmart is located in Polk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,492 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockmart <6>
  • Seney
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seney
    • Seney is located in Polk County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 people
  • Summerville Park
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerville Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville Park
    • Summerville Park is located in Floyd County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,243 people
  • Centre
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre
    • Centre is located in Cherokee County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,616 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre <6>
  • Chiaha ‑ Historic
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chiaha have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chiaha
    • Chiaha is located in Floyd County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,256 people
  • Cedar Bluff
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
    • Cedar Bluff is located in Cherokee County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,829 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff <6>
  • Aragon
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cave Spring ...

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

Adding Cave Spring to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cave Spring was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Cave Spring post office opened in 1840.

We also found Cave Spring in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Cave Spring.

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

The official website for Floyd County: www.floydcountyga.org/

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 Floyd, 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 Cave Spring.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cave Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>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 Cave Spring). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cave Spring or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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