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(Lawrence County)

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Welcome to Lost Creek ...

Lost Creek is located in Lawrence 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 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Lost Creek and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Lost Creek: (606)

Communities Also Named Lost Creek ...

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

  • Paintsville [Johnson County]
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    • Paintsville [Johnson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paintsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paintsville<5>
  • Prestonsburg [Floyd County]
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    • Prestonsburg [Floyd County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prestonsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prestonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prestonsburg<5>
  • Louisa [Lawrence County]
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    • Louisa [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<5>
  • Fort Gay [Wayne County]
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    • Fort Gay [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Gay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Gay
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Inez [Martin County]
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      • Inez [Martin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inez have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inez
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inez<5>
    • Kermit [Mingo County]
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      • Kermit [Mingo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kermit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kermit<5>
    • Warfield [Martin County]
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      • Warfield [Martin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warfield<5>
    • Blaine [Lawrence County]
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      • Blaine [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine<5>
    • Charley [Lawrence County]
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      • Charley [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charley
    • Georges Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georges Creek
      • Georges Creek [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Lost Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georges Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georges Creek

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.

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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 Lawrence, 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lost Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9078, Longitude: -82.6836       In this case, the coordinates for Lost Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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