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Falling Spring, West Virginia

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Welcome to Falling Spring ...

The town of Falling Spring is located in Greenbrier County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Falling Spring has a population of 207 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

Area codes for Falling Spring: (304) & (681)<3>

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Falling Spring had an population of 207 people. This is a decrease of 1.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.96% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Falling Spring ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Falling Spring and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Anthony   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frankford   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   243   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Richwood   [Map]   1,906   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

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 Falling Spring. 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 Falling Spring. 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 Falling Spring.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Falling Spring? 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 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Falling Spring. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Falling Spring.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falling Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Falling Spring.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Falling Spring. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Falling Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falling Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9926, Longitude: -80.3575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Falling Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Falling Spring.


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