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Welcome to Mountain Springs ...

Mountain Springs is located in Scott County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Springs: Mtn. Springs

Mountain Springs is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Mountain Springs: (276)

Communities Also Named Mountain Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Mountain Springs - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Nevada (3), Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Mountain Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mountain Springs.

  • Kingsport (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsport
    • Kingsport lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Mountain Springs and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,112 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsport<5>
  • Mill Point (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Point
    • Mill Point lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Mountain Springs and is located in Sullivan County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Point
  • Bloomingdale (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomingdale
    • Bloomingdale lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Mountain Springs and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
  • Colonial Heights (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Heights
    • Colonial Heights lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Mountain Springs and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<5>
  • Church Hill (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Church Hill
    • Church Hill lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mountain Springs and is located in Hawkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,643 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Church Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Church Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Church Hill<5>
  • Mount Carmel (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Carmel
    • Mount Carmel lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Mountain Springs and is located in Hawkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,255 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<5>
  • Big Stone Gap (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Stone Gap
    • Big Stone Gap lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Mountain Springs and is located in Wise County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Stone Gap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Stone Gap<5>
  • Harrtown (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrtown
    • Harrtown lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Mountain Springs and is located in Sullivan County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,365 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrtown
  • Spurgeon (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spurgeon
    • Spurgeon lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Mountain Springs and is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spurgeon
  • Blountville (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blountville
    • Blountville lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Mountain Springs and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,074 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blountville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountville<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mountain Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mountain Springs.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mountain Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mountain Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mountain Springs. See our Newspapers Page for Mountain Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Springs ...

Looking for more information about Mountain 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.

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

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Mentions & References for Mountain Springs

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About Scott County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyva.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Mountain Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6184, Longitude: -82.6479       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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