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Welcome to Oyster Creek ...

Oyster Creek is located in Hyde County<1>.

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

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

Oyster Creek is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Oyster Creek: (252)

Communities Also Named Oyster Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Oyster Creek - they are located in New Jersey and Texas.

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

Communities near Oyster Creek ...

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

  • Portsmouth Village [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth Village
    • Portsmouth Village [Carteret County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Oyster Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portsmouth Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portsmouth Village
  • Hatteras [Dare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatteras
    • Hatteras [Dare County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Oyster Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatteras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatteras
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatteras<5>
  • Cedar Island [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Island
    • Cedar Island [Carteret County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the west of Oyster Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Island<5>
  • Frisco [Dare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frisco
    • Frisco [Dare County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Oyster Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frisco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frisco<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Last Chance [Hyde County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Last Chance
      • Last Chance [Hyde County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Oyster Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Last Chance
    • Nebraska [Hyde County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nebraska
      • Nebraska [Hyde County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Oyster Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nebraska
    • White Plains [Hyde County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
      • White Plains [Hyde County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Oyster Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
    • Lake Landing [Hyde County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Landing
      • Lake Landing [Hyde County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Oyster Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Landing
    • Atlantic [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic
      • Atlantic [Carteret County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Oyster Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlantic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlantic<5>
    • Buxton [Dare County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buxton
      • Buxton [Dare County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Oyster Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buxton<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 Oyster Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oyster Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oyster Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Hyde County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Hyde, 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 Oyster 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- Oyster Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oyster Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1182, Longitude: -75.9755       In this case, the coordinates for Oyster 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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