Union Springs is a town in Bullock County, Alabama, United States. The population was 3,670 at the 2000 census.
History: The area that became Union Springs was first settled by white men after the Creek Indian removal of the 1830s. Twenty-seven springs watered the land, giving rise to the name of Union Springs. The city was incorporated on January 13, 1844. When Bullock County was formed in 1866, voters selected Union Springs as the county seat.
The median income for a household in the city was $18,520, and the median income for a family was $20,645. Males had a median income of $17,059 versus $15,966 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,666. About 38.7% of families and 40.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 55.8% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over. Please note the different between the median average and mean average.
Union Springs is served by the Bullock County School District. There are two highs schools in the city: Bullock County High School and Bullock County Career Technical Center. There is one middle school, South Highlands Middle School, and one elementary school, Union Springs Elementary.
Conecuh Springs Christian School is a private school for grades K through 12.
Alabama Department of Corrections operates the Bullock Correctional Facility in an unincorporated area in Bullock County, near Union Springs.
Originally the center of a cotton growing region, the arrival of the railroad spurred new economic growth after the Civil War. By the early 1900s, many of the old cotton plantations became hunting preserves, attracting tourists. The city remains as the economic hub of the surrounding agricultural counties.
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Fresh Cut Barber & Braids - Category: Hair Salons - 110 Conecuh Avenue East
Union Springs, AL 36089 (334) 738-8999
Jackie's Fashions Hair Salon - Category: Hair Salons - 120 Prairie St N, Union Springs, AL 36089 (334) 738-5454 - (reviews)
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
Back in Union Springs T-shirt & Embroidery Shop - Category: Apparel - Order your Family & School Reunion shirts or any orders here in Union Springs, Al. No order too large or too small.Support a Carver High Alumni right here at home.Speedy quick,dependable and efficient service. - 906 Martin Luther King Blvd, Union Springs, Alabama (334) 738-3353
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
Crispy Chick - Category: Restaurants - 101 S Prairie St
Union Springs, AL 36089 (334) 738-9251
Fish Wings & Things - Category: Restaurants - 108 Conecuh Ave E
Union Springs, AL 36089 (334) 738-2905
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Bullock County High School, Marching Hornets, September 9, 2011, Union Springs, Alabama
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