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Cane Creek, Alabama
(Calhoun County)

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Welcome to Cane Creek ...

So far, we have found very little information about Cane Creek. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Cane Creek to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Cane Creek, please Contact Us.

Cane Creek would have been located within present day Calhoun County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Cane Creek is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Cane Creek was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

If Cane Creek still existed, it would have been in the (256) and (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Cane Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,153   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,524   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cane Creek ...

While we believe that this Cane Creek is located in Calhoun County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Cane Creek. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bibb and Jefferson County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 11 communities that are also named Cane Creek - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina (2) and Tennessee (2).

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

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

Websites for Cane Creek ...

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Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Cane Creek no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cane Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cane Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cane Creek.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Cane Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cane Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cane Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cane Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cane Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7168, Longitude: -86.0064     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cane Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cane Creek.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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


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