Starting Sept. 5, 2014, will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: North Carolina: Alleghany County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Is Laural Springs, NC in Alleghany Co?
Posted by: Farrell Horton Date: January 21, 2001 at 19:38:22
In Reply to: Is Laural Springs, NC in Alleghany Co? by Thelma Waddell Wisecarver of 161

Laurel Springs Post Office is located in Alleghany Co. It serves both Counties. There are several Cemetaries in that area. The Laurel Springs Baptist Church is aprox. 1/2 mile East of the Post Office. There are several private family Cemetaries in that area. There is also Taylors in the Area. Alleghany Co was formed from Ashe CO in 1859. the county seaat for Alleghany Co is Sparta and Ashe is Jefferson.
Laurel Springs is a very small country community. Post Office, Fire Sta, School and a few houses. The home place of Robert Lee Doughton who was the speaker of the house for several years is 1/4 mile west of the Post office. It is now a bed and breakfast. The Blue Ridge Parkway is about 2 miles South. This is abeautiful part of the state and well worth a visit if you are close enough.


Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network