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White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

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The location of White Sulphur Springs

Welcome to White Sulphur Springs ...

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

The location of White Sulphur Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<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 2017, White Sulphur Springs has a population of 2,420 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Area codes for White Sulphur Springs: (304) & (681)<4>

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, White Sulphur Springs had an population of 2,420 people. This is a decrease of 0.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near White Sulphur Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Covington (VA)   [Map]   5,531   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Anthony   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clendenenville   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairlea   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around White Sulphur Springs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 White Sulphur Springs. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for White Sulphur Springs.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Sulphur Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White Sulphur Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Sulphur Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7961, Longitude: -80.3017     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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