A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Town Creek, Alabama

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AL

The location of Town Creek

Welcome to Town Creek ...

The town of Town Creek is located in Lawrence County.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Town Creek has a population of 1,046 people<2> (see below for details).

Town Creek is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Town Creek: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Town Creek: 35672<5>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 1,216 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Town Creek had an population of 1,046 people. This is a decrease of 4.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Town Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Florence   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Town Creek

Located in Lauderdale County

Muscle Shoals   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Town Creek

Located in Colbert County

Sheffield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Town Creek

Located in Colbert County

Tuscumbia   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Town Creek

Located in Colbert County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Town Creek

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Town Creek

Located in Morgan County

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Town Creek

Located in Lauderdale County

Littleville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Town Creek

Located in Colbert County

Killen   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Town Creek

Located in Lauderdale County

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Town Creek

Located in Colbert County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

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 Town 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 Town 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 Town Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Lawrence County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Town Creek.

- Return to Citation

<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Town Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

- Return to Citation

<5>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).

- Return to Citation

<6>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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town Creek

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Town Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 04 Oct 2019