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Welcome to Lake Creek ...

Lake Creek is located in Polk County.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Creek: Lk. Creek

Lake Creek is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Lake Creek is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<2>, (678) and (770).

Communities near Lake 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 are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Aragon   [Map]   1,242   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Braswell   [Map]   389   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Braswell   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   1,141   S   18 miles [29 km]
Cave Spring   [Map]   1,154   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cedartown   [Map]   9,799   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lake Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Lake Creek - they are located in Idaho, Illinois (2), Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas (2).

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Creek ...

Looking for more information about Lake Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Lake Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lake Creek. 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 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.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Polk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake 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: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Of the area codes for Lake Creek, area code (470, 678) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Lake Creek.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Lake Creek. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lake Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0704, Longitude: -85.2172     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake 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 Lake 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 Lake Creek.