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Apple Creek, Missouri
(Cape Girardeau County)

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Welcome to Apple Creek ...

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

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

Apple Creek would have been located within present day Cape Girardeau County.

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

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Apple Creek is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Apple Creek still existed, it would have been in the (573) area code.

Communities near Apple Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Apple Creek and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Gorham (IL)   [Map]   226   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grand Tower (IL)   [Map]   574   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Altenburg   [Map]   341   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frohna   [Map]   251   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gordonville   [Map]   392   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jackson   [Map]   14,932   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Apple Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Apple Creek: This one is located in Cape Girardeau County and the other is located in Perry County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 5 communities that are also named Apple Creek - they are located in North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

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

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Apple 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 Apple 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 Apple 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- Apple Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apple Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5826, Longitude: -89.7379     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Apple Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Apple Creek.

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