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Maple Springs, North Carolina
(Wilkes County)

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Welcome to Maple Springs ...

Maple Springs is located in Wilkes County<1>.

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

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

Maple Springs is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Maple Springs lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Maple Springs ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 6 communities that are also named Maple Springs - they are located in Arkansas, Minnesota, New York, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Maple Springs ...

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

  • Boone [Watauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boone
    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Maple Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<5>
  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wilkesboro
    • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Maple Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Wilkesboro<5>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkesboro
    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Maple Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<5>
  • Jefferson [Ashe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
    • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Maple Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blowing Rock
      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Maple Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blowing Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blowing Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blowing Rock<5>
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Maple Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>
    • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Rock
      • Cedar Rock [Caldwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Maple Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cedar Rock has also been known as:
      • Cedar Rock village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Rock
    • Purlear [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purlear
      • Purlear [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Maple Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purlear have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purlear
    • Ferguson [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferguson
      • Ferguson [Wilkes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Maple Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferguson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferguson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferguson<5>
    • Stony Fork [Watauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Fork
      • Stony Fork [Watauga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Maple Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Fork

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maple Springs ...

Looking for more information about Maple 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Maple Springs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Maple Springs.

Adding Maple Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Wilkes County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wilkes County: www.wilkescounty.net/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Wilkes, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maple Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Maple Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maple Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1749, Longitude: -81.3784       In this case, the coordinates for Maple Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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