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Welcome to Creswell ...

The town of Creswell is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Creswell has a population of 235 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Creswell.

Creswell is near sea level<4>.

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

Creswell lies within the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Creswell had an population of 235 people. This is a decrease of 14.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Creswell had a population of 276 people. This makes Creswell the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 276 people, the population of Creswell has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 278 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Creswell.

Adding Creswell to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Creswell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Creswell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Creswell ...

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

  • Edenton [Chowan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edenton
    • Edenton [Chowan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Creswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,567 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edenton<6>
  • Plymouth [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Creswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,332 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
  • Columbia [Tyrrell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Tyrrell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Creswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Roper [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roper
    • Roper [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Creswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 533 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roper<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Lands [Tyrrell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lands
      • New Lands [Tyrrell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Creswell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Lands
    • Pea Ridge [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
      • Pea Ridge [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Creswell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pea Ridge
    • Skinnersville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skinnersville
      • Skinnersville [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Creswell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skinnersville
    • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snug Harbor
      • Snug Harbor [Perquimans County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Creswell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snug Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snug Harbor
    • Alligator [Tyrrell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alligator
      • Alligator [Tyrrell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Creswell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alligator
    • Westover [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westover
      • Westover [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Creswell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westover

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Creswell ...

Looking for more information about Creswell? 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 Creswell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Creswell.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Washington County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountygov.com/

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 Washington, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Creswell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Creswell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Creswell) 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 Creswell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CreswellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creswell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8702, Longitude: -76.3930       In this case, the coordinates for Creswell 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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