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Willow Springs, West Virginia

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Welcome to Willow Springs ...

So far, we have found very little information about Willow Springs. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Willow Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Willow Springs, please Contact Us.

Willow Springs would have been located within present day Ohio County.

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Willow Springs is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Willow Springs was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Willow Springs still existed, it would have been in the (304) and (681)<4> area codes.

Communities near Willow Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Willow Springs and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Bellaire (OH)   [Map]   4,106   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Martins Ferry (OH)   [Map]   6,659   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mingo Junction (OH)   [Map]   3,262   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Clairsville (OH)   [Map]   5,049   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shadyside (OH)   [Map]   3,612   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Steubenville (OH)   [Map]   18,003   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Willow Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Willow Springs - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (4), Colorado, Illinois, Kansas (3), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas (4), Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Willow Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Willow 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Willow Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willow Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1473, Longitude: -80.7004     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Willow Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Willow Springs.

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