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Welcome to Roaring Springs ...

The town of Roaring Springs is located in Motley County.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Roaring Springs has a population of 240 people<2> (see below for details).

Roaring Springs is 2,500 feet [762 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Roaring Springs is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Roaring Springs lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Roaring Springs is within the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Roaring Springs: 79256<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roaring Springs had a population of 234 people (or 19.34% of the total population of Motley County). This makes Roaring Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 234 people, the population of Roaring Springs decreased 11.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 265 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Roaring Springs had an population of 240 people. This is an increase of 2.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Roaring Springs ...

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roaring Springs ...

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

Communities near Roaring Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Matador   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Roaring Springs

Dickens   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Roaring Springs

Located in Dickens County

Afton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Roaring Springs

Located in Dickens County

Russellville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Roaring Springs

Dougherty   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Roaring Springs

Located in Floyd County

McAdoo   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Roaring Springs

Located in Dickens County

Dumont   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of Roaring Springs

Located in King County

Mount Blanco   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of Roaring Springs

Located in Crosby County

Flomot   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) of Roaring Springs

Narcisso   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) of Roaring Springs

Located in Cottle County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Motley County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roaring Springs.

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

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<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 town (such as Roaring Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roaring Springs or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roaring Springs) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roaring Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roaring Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roaring Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8991, Longitude: -100.8562     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Roaring Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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