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Creston, North Carolina

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The location of Creston

Welcome to Creston ...

Creston is located in Ashe County.

The location of Creston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Creston is 2,850 feet [869 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Creston is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Creston is located in the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Creston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Creston - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Creston. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Creston. 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 Creston.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Creston ...

Looking for more information about Creston? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Creston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Creston.

Communities near Creston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Boone   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the South (S) of Creston

Located in Watauga County

Winchester   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Creston

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Mountain City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Creston

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Jefferson   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Creston

Trade   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Creston

Located in Johnson County (TN)

West Jefferson   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Creston

Damascus   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Creston

Located in Washington County (VA)

Dowell   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Creston

Located in Johnson County (TN)

Lansing   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Creston

Comet   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Creston

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Creston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Creston) 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 Creston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Creston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4279, Longitude: -81.6237     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Creston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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