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Welcome to Cat Creek ...

Cat Creek is located in Petroleum County<1>.

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

Cat Creek is 2,900 feet [884 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Cat Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Cat Creek lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Cat Creek is located in the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Cat Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cat Creek - they are located in Georgia and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Cat Creek ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Cat Creek.

  • Winnett
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnett
    • Winnett is located in Petroleum County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnett <4>
  • Mosby
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Sand Springs
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the east)
  • Muscleshell City ‑ Historic
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscleshell City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscleshell City
    • Muscleshell City is located in Petroleum County
  • Teigen
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the west)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cat Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cat Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cat Creek ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Petroleum, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cat Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>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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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024