RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Sulphur Springs, Virginia

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other VA
Communities

















Welcome to Sulphur Springs ...

Sulphur Springs is located in Lee County<1>.

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

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

Sulphur Springs is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Sulphur Springs: (276)

Communities Also Named Sulphur Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 60 communities that are also named Sulphur Springs - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (7), California (3), Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (11), Texas (3), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Sulphur Springs ...

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

  • Big Stone Gap [Wise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Stone Gap
    • Big Stone Gap [Wise County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Sulphur Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,132 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Stone Gap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Stone Gap<5>
  • Trent Valley [Hancock County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trent Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trent Valley
    • Trent Valley [Hancock County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Sulphur Springs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trent Valley
  • Cumberland [Harlan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland [Harlan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Sulphur Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,931 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<5>
  • Pennington Gap [Lee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennington Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennington Gap
    • Pennington Gap [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Sulphur Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,721 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennington Gap
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harlan [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlan
      • Harlan [Harlan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Sulphur Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,504 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlan<5>
    • Sneedville [Hancock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sneedville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sneedville
      • Sneedville [Hancock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Sulphur Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,349 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sneedville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sneedville<5>
    • Jonesville [Lee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
      • Jonesville [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Sulphur Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 928 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<5>
    • Evarts [Harlan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evarts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evarts
      • Evarts [Harlan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Sulphur Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evarts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evarts<5>
    • Lynch [Harlan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynch
      • Lynch [Harlan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Sulphur Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynch<5>
    • Loyall [Harlan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loyall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loyall
      • Loyall [Harlan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Sulphur Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loyall

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sulphur Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Lee County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Lee, 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 Sulphur Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7256, Longitude: -83.0807       In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Sep 2020