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Turkey Creek, Kentucky
(Pike County)

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The location of Turkey Creek

Welcome to Turkey Creek ...

Turkey Creek is located in Pike County.

The location of Turkey Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

Turkey Creek is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Turkey Creek: (606)

Communities near Turkey Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Turkey Creek and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Belfry   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Canada   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coal Run Village   [Map]   1,526   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hardy   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Inez   [Map]   643   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Pikeville   [Map]   6,685   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Turkey Creek ...

While we believe that this Turkey Creek is located in Pike County, we know of another 2 Kentucky communities named Turkey Creek. Those communities are located in the following counties: Knox and Letcher County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 12 communities that are also named Turkey Creek - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas (3), Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Turkey Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Turkey 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 Turkey Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Turkey Creek ...

Looking for more information about Turkey 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Turkey Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Turkey Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turkey Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6709, Longitude: -82.3071     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turkey 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 Turkey Creek.

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