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Welcome to Blounts Creek ...

Blounts Creek is located in Beaufort County<1>.

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

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

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Blounts Creek for more information about variations on the name of Blounts Creek.

Blounts Creek is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Blounts Creek lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Blounts Creek is located in the (252) area code.

Communities near Blounts Creek ...

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

  • New Bern [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bern
    • New Bern [Craven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Blounts Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bern
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bern<5>
  • Washington [Beaufort County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington
    • Washington [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Blounts Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<5>
  • Bayboro [Pamlico County]
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    • Bayboro [Pamlico County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Blounts Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,242 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayboro<5>
  • Vanceboro [Craven County]
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    • Vanceboro [Craven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Blounts Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vanceboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vanceboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vanceboro<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chocowinity [Beaufort County]
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      • Chocowinity [Beaufort County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Blounts Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 770 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chocowinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chocowinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chocowinity<5>
    • Alliance [Pamlico County]
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      • Alliance [Pamlico County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Blounts Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 759 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alliance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alliance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alliance<5>
    • Grantsboro [Pamlico County]
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      • Grantsboro [Pamlico County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Blounts Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 651 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsboro<5>
    • Aurora [Beaufort County]
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      • Aurora [Beaufort County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Blounts Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<5>
    • Bridgeton [Craven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeton
      • Bridgeton [Craven County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Blounts Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeton<5>
    • Grimesland [Pitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grimesland
      • Grimesland [Pitt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Blounts Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grimesland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grimesland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blounts Creek ...

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

Adding Blounts Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blounts 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 Blounts Creek was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Blounts Creek on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Beaufort County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Beaufort County: www.co.beaufort.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Beaufort, 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 Blounts 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blounts Creek) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blounts Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blounts CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blounts Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3499, Longitude: -76.9599       In this case, the coordinates for Blounts 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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