It was first settled in 1799 as "Winter's Gap," and was officially founded in 1821. It was renamed its current name in 1826, after the town's first postmaster.
Today, Oliver Springs is mainly residential, known for its colonial houses and biking trails.
People Born in Oliver Springs
Oliver Springs in People's Lives
Jake Gyllenhaal: I traveled here in 1998 to film scenes of the movie October Sky. It was my first major role.