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Welcome to Three Springs ...

Three Springs is located in Huntingdon County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Three Springs, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1820.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Three Springs has a population of 433 people<2> (see below for details).

Three Springs is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Three Springs: (814)

The ZIP code for Three Springs: 17264<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Three Springs had an population of 433 people. This is a decrease of 2.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Three Springs had a population of 444 people. This makes Three Springs the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 444 people, the population of Three Springs has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 445 people).

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

Communities Also Named Three Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Three Springs - they are located in Kentucky (2), Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Three Springs ...

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

  • Mount Union
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Martinsburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsburg
    • Martinsburg is located in Blair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,858 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsburg <5>
  • Todd
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Todd
    • Todd is located in Huntingdon County
  • McConnellsburg
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McConnellsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McConnellsburg
    • McConnellsburg is located in Fulton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 999 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnellsburg <5>
  • Saxton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saxton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saxton
    • Saxton is located in Bedford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 679 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saxton <5>
  • Broad Top City
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broad Top City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broad Top City
    • Broad Top City is located in Huntingdon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 443 people
  • Mapleton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapleton
    • Mapleton is located in Huntingdon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
  • Orbisonia
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Rockhill
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockhill
    • Rockhill is located in Huntingdon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 361 people
    • Rockhill has also been known as:
    • Rockhill Furnace
  • Kistler
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kistler have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kistler
    • Kistler is located in Mifflin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Three Springs ...

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

Adding Three Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Three Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Three Springs was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Three Springs post office opened in 1820.

We also found Three Springs in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Three Springs.

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

The official website for Huntingdon County: www.huntingdoncounty.net/

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 Huntingdon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Three Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Three Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Three Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Three Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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