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Welcome to Springfield ...

Springfield is located in Hampshire County.

When the people of Springfield refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Springfielder<1>

Springfield was established in 1790.

Springfield is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Springfield: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Springfield ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Springfield and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cumberland (MD)   [Map]   19,707   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Frostburg (MD)   [Map]   8,642   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Lonaconing (MD)   [Map]   1,128   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Westernport (MD)   [Map]   1,767   W   18 miles [29 km]
Carpendale   [Map]   928   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Springfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 101 communities that are also named Springfield - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (10), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (8), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick (3), New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (4), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (6), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (4), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Vermont, Virginia (8), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Springfield. 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 Springfield. 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 Springfield.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Springfield:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Springfield ...

Looking for more information about Springfield? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Springfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Springfield.

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Springfield refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Springfield may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Springfield - 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Springfield. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Springfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4506, Longitude: -78.6936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Springfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Springfield.

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