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Welcome to Falling Spring ...

The town of Falling Spring is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Falling Spring: Falling Spg. (or less commonly used: Falling Spng. or Falling Sprng.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Falling Spring has a population of 202 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Falling Spring.

Falling Spring is 2,080 feet [634 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Falling Spring: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Falling Spring had an population of 202 people. This is a decrease of 4.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Falling Spring had a population of 211 people. This makes Falling Spring the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Falling Spring represents 0.01% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 212nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 211 people, the population of Falling Spring has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 209 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Falling Spring.

Communities Also Named Falling Spring ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Falling Spring - they are located in Illinois, Pennsylvania (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Falling Spring ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Falling Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<7>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
    • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Falling Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Sulphur Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Sulphur Springs<7>
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
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    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Falling Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<7>
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
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    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Falling Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Falling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<7>
    • Quinwood [Greenbrier County]
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      • Quinwood [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Falling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
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    • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County]
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      • Hillsboro [Pocahontas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Falling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<7>
    • Frankford [Greenbrier County]
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      • Frankford [Greenbrier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Falling Spring
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    • Sunlight [Greenbrier County]
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      • Sunlight [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Falling Spring
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    • Unus [Greenbrier County]
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      • Unus [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Falling Spring
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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 Falling Spring. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Falling Spring.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falling Spring ...

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

Adding Falling Spring to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Falling Spring was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Falling Spring on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Greenbrier, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Falling Spring.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falling Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Falling Spring) 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 Falling Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Falling SpringOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falling Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9926, Longitude: -80.3575       In this case, the coordinates for Falling Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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