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Welcome to White Sulphur Springs ...

The city of White Sulphur Springs is located in Greenbrier County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, White Sulphur Springs has a population of 2,351 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of White Sulphur Springs.

White Sulphur Springs is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, White Sulphur Springs had an population of 2,351 people. This is a decrease of 3.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, White Sulphur Springs had a population of 2,444 people (which is 6.89% of the total population of Greenbrier County). This makes White Sulphur Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of White Sulphur Springs represents 0.13% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,444 people, the population of White Sulphur Springs increased 5.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,315 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for White Sulphur Springs.

Communities Also Named White Sulphur Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named White Sulphur Springs - they are located in Georgia (2), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Montana, New York, North Carolina and Ohio.

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

Communities near White Sulphur Springs ...

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

  • Covington
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    • Covington lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of White Sulphur 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<7>
  • Lewisburg
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    • Lewisburg lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of White Sulphur Springs.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<7>
  • Ronceverte
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    • Ronceverte lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of White Sulphur Springs.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,649 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronceverte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronceverte<7>
  • Alderson
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    • Alderson lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of White Sulphur Springs.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<7>
  • Union
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of White Sulphur Springs.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
  • Falling Spring
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    • Falling Spring lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of White Sulphur Springs.
    • 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
  • Wild Meadow
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    • Wild Meadow lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of White Sulphur Springs.
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  • Anthony
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    • Anthony lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of White Sulphur Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anthony
  • Clendenenville
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    • Clendenenville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of White Sulphur Springs.
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  • Fairlea

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around White Sulphur Springs. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for White Sulphur Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Sulphur Springs ...

Looking for more information about White Sulphur 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.

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

Adding White Sulphur Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned White Sulphur Springs was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for White Sulphur Springs.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Sulphur 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 Greenbrier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for White Sulphur Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Sulphur 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- White Sulphur Springs) 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 White Sulphur Springs. 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 White Sulphur SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Sulphur Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7960, Longitude: -80.2981    
<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.
<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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