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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 241 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 located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blue Springs had an population of 241 people. This is an increase of 5.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 67.36% 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.

Adding Blue Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Blue Springs elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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 [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Blue Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<6>
  • New Albany [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
    • New Albany [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Blue Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<6>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Blue Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<6>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Blue Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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      • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Blue Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 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 [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Lee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Blue Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 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 [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Blue Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<6>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Blue Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 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 [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
      • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Blue Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<6>
    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Blue Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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, 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 Springs

Our 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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