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Buck Creek, Georgia
(Carroll County)

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Welcome to Buck Creek ...

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

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

Buck Creek would have been located within present day Carroll County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Buck Creek is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Buck Creek was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Buck Creek (for example, toward Heflin (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Buck Creek would have been located in the (770) area code.

Communities near Buck Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Bowdon   [Map]   2,097   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bremen   [Map]   6,421   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   1,141   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   26,562   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mount Zion   [Map]   1,763   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Tallapoosa   [Map]   3,187   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Buck Creek ...

While we believe that this Buck Creek is located in Carroll County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Buck Creek. Those communities are located in the following counties: Newton and Screven County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 14 communities that are also named Buck Creek - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Buck Creek no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Carroll County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Carroll County: www.carrollcountyga.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/

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 Buck 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 Buck Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Buck Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Buck Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buck Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6126, Longitude: -85.1122     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buck Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buck Creek.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Buck Creek.