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Welcome to Long Creek ...

Long Creek is located in Pender County<1>.

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

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

Long Creek is near sea level<3>.

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

Long Creek is located in the (910) area code.

Communities Also Named Long Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Long Creek - they are located in Illinois, New Brunswick, Oregon, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Long Creek ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Hanover County]
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    • Wilmington [New Hanover County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Long Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,794 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<5>
  • Leland [Brunswick County]
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    • Leland [Brunswick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Long Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,647 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Burgaw [Pender County]
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    • Burgaw [Pender County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Long Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burgaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgaw<5>
  • Navassa [Brunswick County]
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    • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Long Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belville [Brunswick County]
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      • Belville [Brunswick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Long Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Northwest [Brunswick County]
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      • Northwest [Brunswick County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Long Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 806 people
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    • East Arcadia [Bladen County]
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      • East Arcadia [Bladen County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Long Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
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    • Saint Helena [Pender County]
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      • Saint Helena [Pender County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Long Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sandyfield [Columbus County]
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      • Sandyfield [Columbus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Long Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandyfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandyfield
    • Atkinson [Pender County]
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      • Atkinson [Pender County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Long Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Long Creek ...

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

Adding Long Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Pender County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pender County: www.pender-county.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 Pender, 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 Long 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 from Point A (ie- Long Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Long Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4421, Longitude: -78.0097       In this case, the coordinates for Long 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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