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The location of Bear Creek













Welcome to Bear Creek ...

Bear Creek is located in Bienville Parish.

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

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

Bear Creek is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bear Creek is located in the (318) area code.

Communities near Bear Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Grambling   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Bear Creek

Located in Lincoln Parish

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bear Creek

Located in Jackson Parish

Arcadia   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Bear Creek

Ringgold   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Bear Creek

Gibsland   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bear Creek

Simsboro   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bear Creek

Located in Lincoln Parish

Hodge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bear Creek

Located in Jackson Parish

North Hodge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bear Creek

Located in Jackson Parish

Athens   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Bear Creek

Located in Claiborne Parish

East Hodge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bear Creek

Located in Jackson Parish

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

Communities Also Named Bear Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Louisiana communities named Bear Creek: This one is located in Bienville Parish and the other is located in Jackson Parish.

Beyond Louisiana, there are 39 communities that are also named Bear Creek - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas, British Columbia (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Montana, New York, North Carolina (3), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (5), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Yukon.

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

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 Bear 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 Bear 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 Bear Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bear Creek ...

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

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About Bienville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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 Bear 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- Bear Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bear Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4096, Longitude: -92.9652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bear Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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