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Bent Creek, Alabama

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Welcome to Bent Creek ...

Bent Creek is located in Lee County.

A typical abbreviation for Bent Creek: Bent Crk. (or less commonly used: Bent Ck. or Bent Cr.)

Bent Creek is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Bent Creek lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Bent Creek (for example, toward Waverly Hall (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Bent Creek lies within the (334) area code.

Communities near Bent Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bent Creek and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2015<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Auburn   [Map]   62,059   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   981   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cusseta   [Map]   124   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Loachapoka   [Map]   190   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Notasulga   [Map]   856   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bent Creek.

Communities Also Named Bent Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bent Creek - they are located in North Carolina (2) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bent Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bent Creek. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bent Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bent Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bent Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bent Creek ...

Looking for more information about Bent Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Bent Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bent Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Bent Creek.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Bent Creek. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bent Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bent Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Bent Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bent Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bent Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6015, Longitude: -85.4213     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bent Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bent Creek.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bent Creek.



 
 
 

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