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Springville is a community that promises – and delivers – excitement and adventure. Nestled in the foothills of the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, this lively neighborhood has a small-town feel with a rural vibe. It sits at an elevation of 1,000 feet and is the final pit stop for visitors heading to the Giant Sequoia National Monument.

Springville was originally called Daunt, after the settler William Daunt set up shop in the area in 1860 and named it after himself. In 1911, the town was renamed Springville for the many natural springs in the area. The community of Springville covers a vast foothill area with the Village itself covering approximately 4.2 miles.

You can find Springville in the Tulare County, on the east side of Porterville and along the Highway 190.

What’s in Springville?

You’ll find delightful activities and places to go in Springville.

  • The Springville Apple Festival is a yearly event in mid October that celebrates the community’s abundance of apple trees. For the past 37 years, residents, visitors, and apple-lovers have been gathering in Springville to take part in this enjoyable event. It features handmade crafts, apple-themed food, and live music. You’ll also be encouraged to join or watch the Fat Tire Classic Mountain Bike Race and the popular Apple Run.
  • The Annual Springville Sierra Rodeo is a 3-day event dubbed as the “Biggest Little Rodeo in the West.” It showcases the best of the best in bull riding and mutton busting. You’ll get to watch the anticipated Rodeo Parade, with a lineup of cowboy-themed floats and fully costumed cowgirls on horses. The Annual Springville Sierra rodeo is held every April at the Springville Rodeo Grounds.
  • Gifford’s Market is your one-stop shop for household and camping needs. This full-service grocery store calls itself “The Friendliest Store in the Sierra Foothills Since 1948.” The store is stocked with food, drinks, firewood, and motor fuel. You find Gifford’s Market conveniently located in the center of downtown Springville, near Highway 190.

Springville Real Estate

Springville is a popular community due to its close location to the mountains. Residents enjoy the easy driving distance to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park and the peaceful views of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.

Springville has gorgeous single-family homes with an average of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. These residential properties range from 2000 square feet to much more depending on your needs.

Springville also has large parcels of land which are sized from 1.2 to 1.4 acres in most of the subdivisions. The terrain of the land is flat to sloping, allowing you build creatively on the irregular surface. Potential homes may have a walkout basement, more daylight streaming into the house, and a surrounding view of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.

Experience the beauty of Springville and its wonderful location by the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. If you’re interested in being a part of this lively community, give us, Southern Sierra Real Estate, a call at 559.542.1500 or email Rita at


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