Austin Springs, Washington County, Tennessee

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Austin Springs is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Tennessee.[1] Austin Springs is located northwest of Johnson City.


A post office called Austin's Springs was established in 1875, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1900.[2] The community was named for one or both of the Austin brothers who started a hotel at the site of a mineral spa.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Austin Springs, Washington County, Tennessee
  2. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 7 February 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  3. ^ Miller, Larry L. (2001). Tennessee Place-names. Indiana University Press. p. 10. ISBN 0-253-21478-5.

Coordinates: 36°22′59″N 82°20′58″W / 36.38306°N 82.34944°W / 36.38306; -82.34944