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Big Spring, Texas
Welcome to Big Spring ...
The location of Big Spring has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
A typical abbreviation for Big Spring: Big Spg. (or less commonly used: Big Spng. or Big Sprng.)
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Big Spring has a population of 28,162 people<2> (see below for details).
Big Spring is 2,530 feet [771 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Big Spring is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Big Spring lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Big Spring is within the (432) area code.
The ZIP codes for Big Spring: 79720-79721<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Big Spring had a population of 27,282 people (which is 77.92% of the total population of Howard County). This makes Big Spring the county's most populous community.
The population of Big Spring represents 0.11% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 27,282 people, the population of Big Spring increased 8.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 25,233 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Big Spring had an population of 28,162 people. This is an increase of 3.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.61% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Big Spring.
Communities Also Named Big Spring ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Big Spring - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (3), Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee (3), Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Spring.
Websites for Big Spring ...
Official Website: www.ci.big-spring.tx.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.bigspringtx.com/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Big Spring:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Spring ...
Looking for more information about Big Spring? 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 Big Spring, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Big Spring.
Communities near Big Spring ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Big Spring
Located in Martin County
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the East (E) of Big Spring
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Big Spring
Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Big Spring
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Big Spring
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Big Spring
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Big Spring
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Big Spring
Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the North (N) of Big Spring
Lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the West (W) of Big Spring
Located in Martin County
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Big Spring.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Big Spring: www.ci.big-spring.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 31 Mar 2020