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Welcome to Mill Spring ...

Mill Spring is located in Polk County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mill Spring: Mill Spg. (or less commonly used: Mill Spng. or Mill Sprng.)

Mill Spring is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mill Spring lies within the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Mill Spring ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Mill Spring - they are located in Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mill Spring.

Communities near Mill Spring ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mill Spring.

  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
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    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Mill Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<5>
  • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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    • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Mill Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
  • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Mill Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
  • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Mill Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Mill Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<5>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Mill Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Mill Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<5>
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
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      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Mill Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mill Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<5>
    • Lake Lure [Rutherford County]
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      • Lake Lure [Rutherford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Mill Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Lure have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Lure
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Lure<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mill Spring ...

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

Adding Mill Spring to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mill Spring 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 Mill Spring was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Mill Spring on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Polk County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polknc.org

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 Polk, 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 Mill Spring - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mill Spring) 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 Mill Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mill SpringOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mill Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2976, Longitude: -82.1612       In this case, the coordinates for Mill Spring 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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