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Mineral Springs, North Carolina
Welcome to Mineral Springs ...
The location of Mineral Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Mineral Springs: Mineral Spgs. (or less commonly used: Mineral Spngs. or Mineral Sprngs.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mineral Springs has a population of 3,109 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mineral Springs.
Mineral Springs is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mineral Springs lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Mineral Springs: (704) and (980)<5>
Websites for Mineral Springs ...
Official Website: www.mineralspringsnc.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.unioncountycoc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mineral Springs had an population of 3,109 people. This is an increase of 17.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 126.93% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mineral Springs had a population of 2,639 people. This makes Mineral Springs the county's 11th most populous community.
The population of Mineral Springs represents 0.03% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 219th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,639 people, the population of Mineral Springs increased 92.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,370 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mineral Springs.
Communities Also Named Mineral Springs ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Mineral Springs: This one is located in Union County and the other is located in Anson County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 26 communities that are also named Mineral Springs - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mineral Springs.
Communities near Mineral Springs ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mineral Springs.
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 Mineral Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mineral Springs.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mineral 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 Mineral Springs.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mineral Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Mineral Springs.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mineral Springs ...
Looking for more information about Mineral 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 Mineral Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mineral Springs.
Adding Mineral Springs to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mineral 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 Mineral Springs was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mineral Springs on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Mineral Springs: www.mineralspringsnc.com/
The official website for Union County: www.co.union.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022