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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>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Town Creek, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

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).

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

Area codes for Town Creek: (256) & (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 total 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 (with 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 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
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Muscle Shoals
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Muscle Shoals
    • Muscle Shoals is located in Colbert County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,877 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals <7>
  • Sheffield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
    • Sheffield is located in Colbert County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,839 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield <7>
  • Tuscumbia
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Moulton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Trinity
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
    • Trinity is located in Morgan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,467 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity <7>
  • Rogersville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
    • Rogersville is located in Lauderdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,293 people
    • Former name for Rogersville:
    • Rodgersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville <7>
  • Littleville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Littleville
    • Littleville is located in Colbert County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 992 people
  • Killen
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Killen
    • Killen is located in Lauderdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 962 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen <7>
  • Saint Florian
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Saint Florian
    • Saint Florian is located in Lauderdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Town Creek was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Town Creek.

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

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 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>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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