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Sulphur Springs, Tennessee
(Decatur County)

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Welcome to Sulphur Springs ...

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

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




Sulphur Springs would have been located within present day Decatur County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sulphur Springs is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Sulphur Springs would have been located in the (731) area code.

Communities near Sulphur Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sulphur Springs and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Chesterfield   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Darden   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Decaturville   [Map]   865   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lexington   [Map]   7,667   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linden   [Map]   924   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Lebanon   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sulphur Springs ...

While we believe that this Sulphur Springs is located in Decatur County, we know of another 10 Tennessee communities named Sulphur Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Anderson, Cheatham, Hamblen, Hickman, Lincoln, Marion, Maury, McNairy, Pickett and Washington County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 60 communities that are also named Sulphur Springs - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (7), California (3), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (3), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sulphur Springs. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sulphur 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 Sulphur Springs.

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

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The official website for Decatur County: www.decaturcountytn.org/

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



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 Sulphur Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sulphur Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Sulphur Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7015, Longitude: -88.1689     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sulphur Springs.

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