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Big Creek, Mississippi
Welcome to Big Creek ...
The location of Big Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Big Creek: Big Crk. (or less commonly used: Big Ck. or Big Cr.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Big Creek has a population of 147 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Big Creek.
Big Creek is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Big Creek lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Big Creek is within the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Big Creek had an population of 147 people. This is a decrease of 4.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.75% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Big Creek had a population of 154 people. This makes Big Creek the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 154 people, the population of Big Creek increased 21.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 127 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Big Creek.
Adding Big Creek to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Big Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Big Creek elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Big Creek on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Big Creek on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Big Creek ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Big Creek - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia (3), Idaho, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (5), Texas (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Creek.
Communities near Big Creek ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Big Creek.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Big Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Creek.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Big Creek.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Big Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Big Creek.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Creek ...
Looking for more information about Big 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 Big Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Big Creek.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Big Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 25 Feb 2021