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Laurel Springs, North Carolina
(Alleghany County)

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The location of Laurel Springs

Welcome to Laurel Springs ...

Laurel Springs is located in Alleghany County.

The location of Laurel Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

Laurel Springs is 2,740 feet [835 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Laurel Springs is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Laurel Springs: (336)

Communities Also Named Laurel Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Laurel Springs: This one is located in Alleghany County and the other is located in Orange County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 4 communities that are also named Laurel Springs - they are located in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Laurel Springs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Laurel 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 Laurel Springs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laurel Springs ...

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

Communities near Laurel Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

North Wilkesboro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Laurel Springs

Located in Wilkes County

Wilkesboro   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the South (S) of Laurel Springs

Located in Wilkes County

Sparta   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Laurel Springs

Jefferson   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the West (W) of Laurel Springs

Located in Ashe County

West Jefferson   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the West (W) of Laurel Springs

Located in Ashe County

Independence   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of Laurel Springs

Located in Grayson County (VA)

Lansing   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Laurel Springs

Located in Ashe County

McGrady   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Laurel Springs

Located in Wilkes County

Scottville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Laurel Springs

Glendale Springs   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Laurel Springs

Located in Ashe County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Laurel Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Laurel 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 Laurel Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Laurel Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laurel Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4115, Longitude: -81.2629     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Laurel Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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