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Poplar Creek, Alabama
(Limestone County)

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The location of Poplar Creek

Welcome to Poplar Creek ...

Poplar Creek is located in Limestone County.

The location of Poplar Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Poplar Creek: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Poplar Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Poplar Creek and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Athens   [Map]   25,616   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Courtland   [Map]   590   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Decatur   [Map]   54,405   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   518   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lexington   [Map]   717   NW   18 miles [29 km]
North Courtland   [Map]   612   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Poplar Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Poplar Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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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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:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poplar 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poplar 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 Poplar Creek.

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