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Welcome to Willow Springs ...

Willow Springs is located in Wake County<1>.

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

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

Willow Springs is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Willow Springs: (919) & (984)<4>

Communities Also Named Willow Springs ...

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

Beyond North Carolina, there are 29 communities that are also named Willow Springs - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (4), Colorado, Illinois, Kansas (3), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas (4), Virginia (2), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Willow Springs ...

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

  • Raleigh [Wake County]
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    • Raleigh [Wake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Willow Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474,414 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<6>
  • Cary [Chatham County]
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    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Willow Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<6>
  • Apex [Wake County]
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    • Apex [Wake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Willow Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apex
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apex<6>
  • Holly Springs [Wake County]
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    • Holly Springs [Wake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Willow Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,882 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garner [Wake County]
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      • Garner [Wake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Willow Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<6>
    • Morrisville [Durham County]
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      • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Willow Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<6>
    • Clayton [Johnston County]
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      • Clayton [Johnston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Willow Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<6>
    • Knightdale [Wake County]
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      • Knightdale [Wake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Willow Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knightdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knightdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knightdale<6>
    • Angier [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angier
      • Angier [Harnett County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Willow Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,494 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angier<6>
    • Erwin [Harnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
      • Erwin [Harnett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Willow Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willow Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Wake County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/

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 Wake, 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 Willow Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Willow Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willow Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5957, Longitude: -78.7314       In this case, the coordinates for Willow 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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