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Buffalo Springs, Virginia
(Nelson County)

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Welcome to Buffalo Springs ...

Buffalo Springs is located in Nelson County.

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

Buffalo Springs is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for Buffalo Springs: (434)

Communities near Buffalo Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Buffalo Springs and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Adial   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Amherst   [Map]   2,205   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Appomattox   [Map]   1,769   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Axtell   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beckham   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Buffalo Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Buffalo Springs: This one is located in Nelson County and the other is located in Mecklenburg County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 10 communities that are also named Buffalo Springs - they are located in Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas (4).

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buffalo Springs ...

Looking for more information about Buffalo Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Buffalo Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Buffalo Springs. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buffalo Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Buffalo Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Buffalo Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buffalo Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6096, Longitude: -78.8620     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buffalo Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buffalo Springs.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Buffalo Springs.