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Lost Creek, Kentucky
(Breathitt County)

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Welcome to Lost Creek ...

Lost Creek is located in Breathitt County<1>.

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

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

Lost Creek is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Lost Creek: (606)

The ZIP code for Lost Creek: 41348<4>

Communities Also Named Lost Creek ...

While we believe that this Lost Creek is located in Breathitt County, we know of another 2 Kentucky communities named Lost Creek. Those communities are located in the following counties: Lawrence and Morgan County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 12 communities that are also named Lost Creek - they are located in Kansas, Montana (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lost Creek ...

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

  • Hazard [Perry County]
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    • Hazard [Perry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,785 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazard<6>
  • Jackson [Breathitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Breathitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Booneville [Owsley County]
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    • Booneville [Owsley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<6>
  • Buckhorn [Perry County]
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    • Buckhorn [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhorn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Whick [Breathitt County]
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      • Whick [Breathitt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whick
    • Wolverine [Breathitt County]
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      • Wolverine [Breathitt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolverine
    • Chavies [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chavies
      • Chavies [Perry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chavies
    • Chenowee [Breathitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chenowee
      • Chenowee [Breathitt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chenowee
    • Dice [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dice
      • Dice [Perry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lost Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dice have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dice
    • Rousseau [Breathitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rousseau
      • Rousseau [Breathitt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Lost Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rousseau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rousseau

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lost Creek ...

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

Adding Lost Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lost Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lost Creek was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lost Creek on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

About Breathitt County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Breathitt, 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 have 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 Lost Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 community (such as Lost Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lost Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lost 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 Lost Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lost CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4818, Longitude: -83.3252       In this case, the coordinates for Lost Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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