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Welcome to Spring Grove ...

Spring Grove is located in Surry County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Spring Grove, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1854.

A typical abbreviation for Spring Grove: Spring Grv.

Spring Grove is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Spring Grove: (757)

The ZIP code for Spring Grove: 23881<3>

Communities Also Named Spring Grove ...

While we believe that this Spring Grove is located in Surry County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Spring Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chesterfield and Roanoke County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 24 communities that are also named Spring Grove - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Spring Grove.

Communities near Spring Grove ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Spring Grove.

  • Hopewell
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Williamsburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Waverly
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly is located in Sussex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly <4>
  • Wakefield
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
    • Wakefield is located in Sussex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 805 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield <4>
  • Claremont
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
    • Claremont is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
  • Ivor
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivor
    • Ivor is located in Southampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ivor <4>
  • Dendron
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Surry
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surry
    • Surry is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surry <4>
  • Carsley
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carsley
    • Carsley is located in Surry County
  • Burrowsville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burrowsville
    • Burrowsville is located in Prince George County

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 Spring Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Spring Grove.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spring Grove. 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 Spring Grove.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring Grove ...

Looking for more information about Spring Grove? 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 Spring Grove, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Spring Grove.

Adding Spring Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Spring Grove in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Spring Grove was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Spring Grove post office opened in 1854.

We also found Spring Grove in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Spring Grove.

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

The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.va.us/

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 Surry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spring Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Spring Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Spring Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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