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Welcome to Fountain Creek ...

Fountain Creek is located in Iroquois County<1>.


The location of Fountain Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


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

Fountain Creek is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Fountain Creek (for example, toward Ambia (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities Also Named Fountain Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Fountain Creek - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Fountain Creek ...

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

  • Hoopeston
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoopeston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoopeston
    • Hoopeston is located in Vermilion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,940 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoopeston <4>
  • Watseka
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Paxton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paxton
    • Paxton is located in Ford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,117 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxton <4>
  • Gilman
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Onarga
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Rossville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Milford
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
    • Milford is located in Iroquois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford <4>
  • Gifford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gifford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gifford
    • Gifford is located in Champaign County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,035 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gifford <4>
  • Cissna Park
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cissna Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cissna Park
    • Cissna Park is located in Iroquois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cissna Park <4>
  • Potomac
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potomac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potomac
    • Potomac is located in Vermilion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potomac <4>

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 Fountain Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fountain Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fountain Creek ...

Looking for more information about Fountain 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 Fountain Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fountain Creek.

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

The official website for Iroquois County: www.iroquois-co.com/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Iroquois, 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 Fountain Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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