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Poplar Creek, Alabama
(Limestone County)

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Welcome to Poplar Creek ...

Poplar Creek is located in Limestone County<1>.

The location of Poplar Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

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

Poplar Creek is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Poplar Creek: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Poplar Creek ...

While we believe that this Poplar Creek is located in Limestone County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Poplar Creek. Those communities are located in the following counties: Colbert and Lawrence County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 6 communities that are also named Poplar Creek - they are located in British Columbia, Illinois, Mississippi and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Poplar Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Poplar Creek.

  • Decatur [Morgan County]
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    • Decatur [Morgan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Poplar Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 54,445 people
    • Former names for Decatur:
    • Albany
    • New Decatur
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Athens [Limestone County]
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    • Athens [Limestone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Poplar Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • Trinity [Morgan County]
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    • Trinity [Morgan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Poplar Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,477 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<6>
  • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Poplar Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
    • Former name for Rogersville:
    • Rodgersville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
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      • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Poplar Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,039 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<6>
    • Lexington [Lauderdale County]
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      • Lexington [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Poplar Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
    • North Courtland [Lawrence County]
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      • North Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Poplar Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Courtland
    • Courtland [Lawrence County]
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      • Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Poplar Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<6>
    • Minor Hill [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minor Hill
      • Minor Hill [Giles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Poplar Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minor Hill
    • Hillsboro [Lawrence County]
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      • Hillsboro [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Poplar Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Poplar Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Poplar Creek.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Poplar Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Poplar Creek.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Poplar Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Poplar Creek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poplar Creek ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Limestone County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Limestone, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poplar Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poplar Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poplar Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7956, Longitude: -87.1247       In this case, the coordinates for Poplar Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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