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The location of Turkey Creek

Welcome to Turkey Creek ...

The village of Turkey Creek is located in Evangeline Parish.

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.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Turkey Creek has a population of 458 people<2> (see below for details).

Turkey Creek is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Turkey Creek lies within the (337) area code.

The ZIP code for Turkey Creek: 70585<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Turkey Creek had a population of 441 people. This makes Turkey Creek the parish's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 441 people, the population of Turkey Creek increased 23.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 356 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Turkey Creek had an population of 458 people. This is an increase of 3.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.65% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Turkey Creek.

Communities near Turkey Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oakdale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the West (W) of Turkey Creek

Located in Allen Parish

Ville Platte   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Turkey Creek

Bunkie   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Turkey Creek

Located in Avoyelles Parish

Mamou   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Turkey Creek

Pine Prairie   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Turkey Creek

Glenmora   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Turkey Creek

Located in Rapides Parish

Lecompte   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Turkey Creek

Located in Rapides Parish

Forest Hill   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Turkey Creek

Located in Rapides Parish

Cheneyville   [Map]

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

Located in Rapides Parish

Evergreen   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Turkey Creek

Located in Avoyelles Parish

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

Communities Also Named Turkey Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Turkey Creek - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky (3), Mississippi and Tennessee (2).

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Turkey Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Turkey Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Evangeline Parish

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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>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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<3>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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<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 village (such as Turkey Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Turkey Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Turkey Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Turkey Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Turkey Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turkey Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8732, Longitude: -92.4170     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turkey Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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