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Welcome to Sweet Springs ...

Sweet Springs is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

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

Sweet Springs is 2,030 feet [619 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sweet Springs: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Sweet Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sweet Springs - it's located in Missouri.

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

Communities near Sweet Springs ...

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

  • Covington [Covington City]
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    • Covington [Covington City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Sweet Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
  • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County]
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    • Lewisburg [Greenbrier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Sweet Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<6>
  • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Sulphur Springs
    • White Sulphur Springs [Greenbrier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Sweet Springs
    • 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<6>
  • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County]
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    • Ronceverte [Greenbrier County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Sweet Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Sweet Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
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    • New Castle [Craig County]
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      • New Castle [Craig County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sweet Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>
    • Tuckahoe [Greenbrier County]
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      • Tuckahoe [Greenbrier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Sweet Springs
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    • Hollywood [Monroe County]
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      • Hollywood [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Sweet Springs
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    • Moss Run [Alleghany County]
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      • Moss Run [Alleghany County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Sweet Springs
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    • Hillsdale [Monroe County]
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      • Hillsdale [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Sweet Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsdale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sweet Springs ...

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

Adding Sweet Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Monroe County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sweet Springs. 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 Monroe, 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 Sweet Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sweet Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sweet Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6285, Longitude: -80.2414       In this case, the coordinates for Sweet Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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