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Welcome to Town Creek ...

The town of Town Creek is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Town Creek has a population of 1,049 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Town Creek.

Town Creek is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Town Creek: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Town Creek: 35672<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Town Creek had an population of 1,049 people. This is a decrease of 4.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Town Creek had a population of 1,100 people. This makes Town Creek the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Town Creek represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 245th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,100 people, the population of Town Creek decreased 9.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,216 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Town Creek.

Communities Also Named Town Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Town Creek - they are located in Georgia (2), Maryland (2), Nevada, North Carolina (2) and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Town Creek ...

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

  • Florence [Lauderdale County]
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    • Florence [Lauderdale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Town Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<8>
  • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]
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    • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Town Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,877 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscle Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscle Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals<8>
  • Sheffield [Colbert County]
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    • Sheffield [Colbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Town Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheffield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield<8>
  • Tuscumbia [Colbert County]
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    • Tuscumbia [Colbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Town Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,462 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscumbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscumbia<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moulton [Lawrence County]
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      • Moulton [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Town Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,201 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moulton<8>
    • Trinity [Morgan County]
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      • Trinity [Morgan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Town Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,467 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<8>
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Town Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,293 people
      • Former name for Rogersville:
      • Rodgersville
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<8>
    • Littleville [Colbert County]
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      • Littleville [Colbert County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Town Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleville
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
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      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Town Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<8>
    • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Florian
      • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Town Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Florian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Florian

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 Town Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Town Creek.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Town 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 Town Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Town Creek ...

Looking for more information about Town 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Town Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Town Creek.

Adding Town Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Town Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Town Creek was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Town Creek on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Town Creek on our Genealogy Page.

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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 Lawrence, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Town Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Town Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Town Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Town Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Town Creek) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Town Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Town Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6718, Longitude: -87.4064       In this case, the coordinates for Town Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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