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The location of Deer Creek

Welcome to Deer Creek ...

The city of Deer Creek is located in Otter Tail County.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Deer Creek has a population of 321 people<2> (see below for details).

Deer Creek is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Deer Creek lies within the (218) area code.

The ZIP code for Deer Creek: 56527<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Deer Creek had a population of 322 people. This makes Deer Creek the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 322 people, the population of Deer Creek decreased 1.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 328 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Deer Creek had an population of 321 people. This is a decrease of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.13% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Deer Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Deer Creek - they are located in Arizona (2), Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Maryland (2), Michigan, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Deer Creek ...

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

Communities near Deer Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Wadena   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Deer Creek

Located in Wadena County

Perham   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Deer Creek

New York Mills   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Deer Creek

Parkers Prairie   [Map]

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

Henning   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Deer Creek

Sebeka   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Deer Creek

Located in Wadena County

Ottertail   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Deer Creek

Verndale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Deer Creek

Located in Wadena County

Bertha   [Map]

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

Located in Todd County

Hewitt   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Deer Creek

Located in Todd County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Otter Tail County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otter Tail County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

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 Deer Creek.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Deer 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 city (such as Deer Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Deer 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 '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- Deer 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 Deer Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Deer Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deer Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3909, Longitude: -95.3217     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Deer Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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