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Welcome to Blue Springs ...

The village of Blue Springs is located in Union County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blue Springs has a population of 240 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Blue Springs.

Blue Springs is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Blue Springs lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Blue Springs is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blue Springs had an population of 240 people. This is an increase of 5.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blue Springs had a population of 228 people. This makes Blue Springs the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 228 people, the population of Blue Springs increased 58.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 144 people).

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

Communities Also Named Blue Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Blue Springs - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Florida (3), Georgia (3), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Ontario, Tennessee (4), Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Blue Springs ...

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

  • Tupelo (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Blue Springs and is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<6>
  • New Albany (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
    • New Albany lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Blue Springs and is located in Union County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,771 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<6>
  • Pontotoc (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
    • Pontotoc lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Blue Springs and is located in Pontotoc County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<6>
  • Saltillo (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Blue Springs and is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,071 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<6>
  • Baldwyn (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwyn
    • Baldwyn lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Blue Springs and is located in Prentiss County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,249 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<6>
  • Verona (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
    • Verona lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Blue Springs and is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,209 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<6>
  • Guntown (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
    • Guntown lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Blue Springs and is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<6>
  • Plantersville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
    • Plantersville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Blue Springs and is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,125 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<6>
  • Ecru (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
    • Ecru lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Blue Springs and is located in Pontotoc County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,067 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<6>
  • Thaxton (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thaxton
    • Thaxton lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Blue Springs and is located in Pontotoc County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 695 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Springs ...

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

Adding Blue Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blue 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 Blue Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Blue Springs on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Blue Springs

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Union, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blue Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blue Springs) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blue Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4012, Longitude: -88.8723       In this case, the coordinates for Blue Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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