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Welcome to Fort Spring ...

Fort Spring is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Fort Spring: Ft. Spring

Fort Spring is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Fort Spring ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fort Spring - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Fort Spring ...

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

  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<5>
  • 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]<4> to the east of Fort 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<5>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Fort Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,321 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<5>
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
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    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Fort Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rainelle [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rainelle [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Fort Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,516 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainelle<5>
    • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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      • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Fort Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<5>
    • Rupert [Greenbrier County]
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      • Rupert [Greenbrier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Fort Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rupert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rupert<5>
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Fort Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
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    • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County]
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      • Meadow Bridge [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Fort Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadow Bridge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County]
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      • Falling Spring [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falling Spring

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Spring ...

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

Adding Fort Spring to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fort 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 Fort Spring was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Fort Spring on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fort 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Fort Spring) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort SpringOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7451, Longitude: -80.5394    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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