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Welcome to Mineral Springs ...

The town of Mineral Springs is located in Union County<1>.

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.

  • Rock Hill [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Hill
    • Rock Hill [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Mineral Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,318 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Hill<7>
  • Indian Trail [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Trail
    • Indian Trail [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,040 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Trail
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Trail<7>
  • Monroe [Union County]
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    • Monroe [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Mineral Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<7>
  • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matthews
    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matthews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mint Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<7>
    • Fort Mill [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Mill
      • Fort Mill [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Mineral Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Mill<7>
    • Stallings [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stallings
      • Stallings [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stallings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stallings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stallings<7>
    • Weddington [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weddington
      • Weddington [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Mineral Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,389 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weddington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weddington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weddington<7>
    • Wesley Chapel [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesley Chapel
      • Wesley Chapel [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Mineral Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesley Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley Chapel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesley Chapel<7>
    • Pineville [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Mineral Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<7>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Union County

About North Carolina

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Union, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mineral Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mineral Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mineral 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 Mineral Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mineral SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mineral Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9414, Longitude: -80.6844       In this case, the coordinates for Mineral Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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