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Welcome to Red Springs ...

The town of Red Springs is located in Robeson County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Red Springs has a population of 3,257 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Red Springs.

Red Springs is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Red Springs: (910)

Websites for Red Springs ...

Official Website: www.redsprings.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Red Springs had an population of 3,257 people. This is a decrease of 4.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Red Springs had a population of 3,428 people. This makes Red Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Red Springs represents 0.04% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,428 people, the population of Red Springs decreased 1.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,493 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Springs.

Communities Also Named Red Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Red Springs - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas and Texas (3).

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

Communities near Red Springs ...

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

  • Lumberton [Robeson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Robeson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Red Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>
  • Hope Mills [Cumberland County]
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    • Hope Mills [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,848 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope Mills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope Mills<6>
  • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
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    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Red Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurinburg<6>
  • Raeford [Hoke County]
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    • Raeford [Hoke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Red Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raeford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raeford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raeford<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pembroke [Robeson County]
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      • Pembroke [Robeson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Red Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,942 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<6>
    • Maxton [Robeson County]
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      • Maxton [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Red Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxton<6>
    • Saint Pauls [Robeson County]
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      • Saint Pauls [Robeson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Red Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Pauls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Pauls<6>
    • Wagram [Scotland County]
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      • Wagram [Scotland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Red Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 772 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wagram have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagram<6>
    • Parkton [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkton
      • Parkton [Robeson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkton<6>
    • Rennert [Robeson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rennert
      • Rennert [Robeson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Red Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rennert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rennert

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Red Springs. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Red Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Springs ...

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

Adding Red Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Red Springs on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Robeson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Red Springs: www.redsprings.org/

The official website for Robeson County: www.co.robeson.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 Robeson, 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 Red Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Red 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 Red Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8155, Longitude: -79.1830       In this case, the coordinates for Red Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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