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Welcome to Spring Mills ...

Spring Mills is located in Centre County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Spring Mills: Spring Mls. (or less commonly used: Spring Mlls.)

Spring Mills is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Spring Mills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Spring Mills - they are located in Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Spring Mills ...

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

  • State College [Centre County]
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    • State College [Centre County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Spring Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,366 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for State College<5>
  • Lewistown [Mifflin County]
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    • Lewistown [Mifflin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Spring Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,085 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewistown<5>
  • Bellefonte [Centre County]
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    • Bellefonte [Centre County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Spring Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,188 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellefonte<5>
  • Burnham [Mifflin County]
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    • Burnham [Mifflin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Spring Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,984 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnham 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 Burnham<5>
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    • Mill Hall [Clinton County]
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      • Mill Hall [Clinton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Spring Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,586 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Hall 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 Mill Hall<5>
    • Flemington [Clinton County]
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      • Flemington [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Spring Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,312 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flemington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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      • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Spring Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<5>
    • Milesburg [Centre County]
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      • Milesburg [Centre County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Spring Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,064 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milesburg<5>
    • McClure [Snyder County]
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      • McClure [Snyder County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Spring Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure 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 McClure<5>
    • Millheim [Centre County]
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      • Millheim [Centre County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Spring Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millheim 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 Millheim<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 Spring Mills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Spring Mills.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring Mills ...

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

Adding Spring Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Spring Mills on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Centre, 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 Spring Mills - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spring Mills) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Spring Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spring MillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8534, Longitude: -77.5675       In this case, the coordinates for Spring Mills 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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