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White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County.

The latitude of White Sulphur Springs is 37.796N. The longitude is -80.297W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,857 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,373.


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Median household income
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$26,694
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our White Sulphur Springs demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Dry Creek
The reputed curative powers of the spring began drawing visitors in the 18th century.

New Orleans plantation owner Stephen Henderson built a cottage here in 1835. Other aristocrats followed suit

The Civil War Battle of White Sulphur Springs took place in 1863.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 3. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Sam Snead, golfer
Historic sites and museums: President's Cottage
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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12% of White Sulphur Springs residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the White Sulphur Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in White Sulphur Springs was $14,822, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of White Sulphur Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in White Sulphur Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $278.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $567.


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Greenbrier County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our White Sulphur Springs political report.

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The average commute time for White Sulphur Springs workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in White Sulphur Springs include Greenbrier.

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