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Chins Springs, Mississippi

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Welcome to Chins Springs ...

So far, we have found very little information about Chins Springs. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Chins Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Chins Springs, please Contact Us.

Chins Springs would have been located within present day Lowndes County.

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

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Chins Springs for more information about variations on the name of Chins Springs.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Chins Springs is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Chins Springs was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Chins Springs still existed, it would have been in the (662) area code.

Communities near Chins Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Chins Springs and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Hightogy (AL)   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Millport (AL)   [Map]   999   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vernon (AL)   [Map]   1,896   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Aberdeen   [Map]   5,391   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Caledonia   [Map]   1,050   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Columbus   [Map]   24,561   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chins Springs. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chins 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 Chins Springs.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Chins Springs no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Lowndes County

About Mississippi

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Chins Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chins 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 'point-to-point' distance from Chins Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chins Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chins Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6771, Longitude: -88.3964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chins Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chins Springs.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chins Springs.