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Welcome to Snake Creek ...

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

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




Snake Creek would have been located within present day DeKalb County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Snake Creek is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

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

Communities near Snake Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Snake Creek and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,018   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   969   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ider   [Map]   717   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Powell   [Map]   965   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,038   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Snake Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Snake Creek - they are located in Florida, Oklahoma, Quebec, South Dakota and Virginia.

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

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

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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 Snake 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 Snake 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Snake Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Snake Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snake Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6020, Longitude: -85.7286     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Snake 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 Snake Creek.

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