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Black Creek, Louisiana

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Welcome to Black Creek ...

So far, we have found very little information about Black Creek. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Black Creek to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Black Creek, please Contact Us.

Black Creek would have been located within present day Grant Parish.

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Black Creek is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Black Creek was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Black Creek still existed, it would have been in the (318) area code.

Communities near Black Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Winnfield   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Black Creek

Located in Winn Parish

Colfax   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Black Creek

Montgomery   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Black Creek

Pollock   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Black Creek

Dry Prong   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Black Creek

Tullos   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Black Creek

Located in La Salle Parish

Georgetown   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Black Creek

Creola   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Black Creek

Atlanta   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Black Creek

Located in Winn Parish

Antonia   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Black Creek

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

Communities Also Named Black Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Black Creek - they are located in Alabama (2), British Columbia, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Black Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Black Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Black Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6899, Longitude: -92.5696     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Black Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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