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Welcome to Fish Creek ...

Fish Creek is located in Polk County<1>.


The location of Fish 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 Fish 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 Fish Creek: Fish Crk. (or less commonly used: Fish Ck. or Fish Cr.)

Fish Creek is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Fish Creek lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Fish Creek is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<4>, (678) & (770).

Communities Also Named Fish Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Fish Creek - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, New York (3), Ohio and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Fish Creek ...

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

  • Rome
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome is located in Floyd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,764 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rome <5>
  • Dallas
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
    • Dallas is located in Paulding County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,388 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas <5>
  • Ligon ‑ Historic
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ligon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ligon
    • Ligon is located in Bartow County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,810 people
  • Cedartown
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Country Acres
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Acres
    • Country Acres is located in Paulding County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 8,545 people
  • Bremen
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Temple
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Rockmart
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockmart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockmart
    • Rockmart is located in Polk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,492 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockmart <5>
  • Euharlee
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Seney
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seney
    • Seney is located in Polk County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,412 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 Fish Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fish Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fish Creek ...

Looking for more information about Fish 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fish Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fish Creek.

Adding Fish Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fish 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 Fish Creek was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polkcountygeorgia.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Polk, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fish Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Fish Creek, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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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