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Welcome to Crane Creek ...

Crane Creek is located in Hancock County<1>.

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

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

Crane Creek is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Crane Creek lies within the (228) area code.

Websites for Crane Creek ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hancockchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Crane Creek, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Crane Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crane Creek.

  • Picayune [Pearl River County]
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    • Picayune [Pearl River County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Crane Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,886 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Picayune have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Picayune
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Picayune<5>
  • Diamondhead [Hancock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamondhead
    • Diamondhead [Hancock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Crane Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamondhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamondhead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamondhead<5>
  • Poplarville [Pearl River County]
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    • Poplarville [Pearl River County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Crane Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,780 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplarville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplarville<5>
  • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Crane Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kiln [Hancock County]
    • Smith Town [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Town
      • Smith Town [Stone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Crane Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Town
    • Howison [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Howison
      • Howison [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Crane Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Howison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howison
    • Saucier [Harrison County]
    • Wortham [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wortham
      • Wortham [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Crane Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wortham
    • Lyman [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Crane Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman

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 Crane Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crane Creek.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crane 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 Crane Creek.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crane Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Crane Creek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crane Creek ...

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

Adding Crane Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Crane 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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Crane Creek was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Crane Creek on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Crane Creek

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Hancock County

About Mississippi

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Hancock, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crane Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Crane Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crane Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6099, Longitude: -89.3848       In this case, the coordinates for Crane Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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