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The location of Big Springs













Welcome to Big Springs ...

Big Springs is located in Hancock County.

The location of Big Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

Big Springs is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Big Springs lies within the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Big Springs ...

While we believe that this Big Springs is located in Hancock County, we know of another 5 Tennessee communities named Big Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Dickson, Madison, Overton and Rutherford County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 22 communities that are also named Big Springs - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Springs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Springs.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Big Springs:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Springs ...

Looking for more information about Big 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.

Looking for more information about Big 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Big Springs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Springs.

Communities near Big Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Church Hill   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the East (E) of Big Springs

Located in Hawkins County

Mount Carmel   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the East (E) of Big Springs

Located in Hawkins County

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the South (S) of Big Springs

Located in Hawkins County

Trent Valley   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Big Springs

Waycross   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the East (E) of Big Springs

Located in Hawkins County

Blair Gap   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Big Springs

Located in Sullivan County

Surgoinsville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Big Springs

Located in Hawkins County

Sneedville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the West (W) of Big Springs

Baileyton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the South (S) of Big Springs

Located in Greene County

Willis   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the West (W) of Big Springs

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Big Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Hancock County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Big Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5890, Longitude: -82.9238     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Big Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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