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Dry Creek, Mississippi
(Tippah County)

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Welcome to Dry Creek ...

Dry Creek is located in Tippah County.

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

Dry Creek is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Dry Creek is within the (662) area code.

Communities near Dry Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dry Creek and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Baldwyn   [Map]   3,332   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   954   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Booneville   [Map]   8,744   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dumas   [Map]   467   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Falkner   [Map]   510   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guntown   [Map]   2,720   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Dry Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Dry Creek: This one is located in Tippah County and the other is located in Covington County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 25 communities that are also named Dry Creek - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dry Creek. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dry 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 Dry Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dry Creek ...

Looking for more information about Dry Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Dry Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dry Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Dry Creek.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Dry Creek. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dry Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Dry Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dry Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6682, Longitude: -88.7362     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dry Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dry Creek.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Dry Creek.