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The location of Unorganized Territory of Forneys Creek









Welcome to Forneys Creek ...

Forneys Creek is located in Swain County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Forneys Creek had a population of 11 people.<2> (see below for details).

Forneys Creek is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Forneys Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Forneys Creek lies within the (828) area code.

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Forneys Creek.

Communities near Forneys Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Forneys Creek and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bryson City   [Map]   1,455   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lake Santeetlah   [Map]   43   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Robbinsville   [Map]   604   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cowan Springs (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Gatlinburg (TN)   [Map]   4,163   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Miller Cove (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

See 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 Forneys Creek. 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 Forneys Creek. 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 Forneys Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forneys Creek ...

Looking for more information about Forneys 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.

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

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About Swain County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Swain County: www.swaincounty.org/

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

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Forneys Creek.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forneys Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forneys 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 Forneys Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Unorganized Territory of Forneys Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forneys Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5016, Longitude: -83.6699     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forneys Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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