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Welcome to Oak Creek ...

Oak Creek is located in Hinds County<1>.

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

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

Oak Creek is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Oak Creek: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Oak Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Oak Creek - they are located in Arizona, Colorado (2), Georgia, Oregon, South Carolina (3), Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Oak Creek ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Oak Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Pearl [Rankin County]
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    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Oak Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<6>
  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Oak Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Oak Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brandon [Rankin County]
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      • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Oak Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<6>
    • Ridgeland [Madison County]
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      • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Oak Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<6>
    • Byram [Hinds County]
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      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Oak Creek
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<6>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Oak Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<6>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
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      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Oak Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<6>
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
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      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Oak Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Creek ...

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

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About Hinds County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

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 Hinds, 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 Oak Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2585, Longitude: -90.3056       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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