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Fox Springs, Tennessee

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Welcome to Fox Springs ...

So far, we have found very little information about Fox Springs. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Fox Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Fox Springs, please Contact Us.

Fox Springs would have been located within present day Clay County.

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Fox Springs is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Fox Springs was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Fox Springs (for example, toward Helenwood), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The location where Fox Springs once stood is in the (931) area code.

Communities Also Named Fox Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fox Springs - it's located in Missouri.

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

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

Communities near Fox Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbus Hill   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Fox Springs

Located in Jackson County

Cooper   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Fox Springs

Located in Fentress County

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Fox Springs

Located in Overton County

Thompsons Store   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Fox Springs

Tompkinsville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fox Springs

Located in Monroe County (KY)

Albany   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fox Springs

Located in Clinton County (KY)

Burkesville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Fox Springs

Located in Cumberland County (KY)

Celina   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Fox Springs

Dodson Branch   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fox Springs

Located in Jackson County

Gainesboro   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fox Springs

Located in Jackson County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Fox Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fox Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fox Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fox Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5437, Longitude: -85.3964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fox Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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