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Welcome to Piney Creek ...

Piney Creek is located in Alleghany County.

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

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

Piney Creek is 2,750 feet [838 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Piney Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Piney Creek lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Piney Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Piney Creek - they are located in Colorado, Maryland (2) and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Piney Creek ...

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

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    • Sparta [Alleghany County]

      • Sparta [Alleghany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Piney Creek
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    • Jefferson [Ashe County]

      • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Piney Creek
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    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]

      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Piney Creek
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    • Independence [Grayson County]

      • Independence [Grayson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Piney Creek
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    • Trout Dale [Grayson County]

      • Trout Dale [Grayson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Piney Creek
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trout Dale
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    • Lansing [Ashe County]

      • Lansing [Ashe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Piney Creek
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    • Amelia [Alleghany County]

      • Amelia [Alleghany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Piney Creek
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    • Scottville [Alleghany County]

      • Scottville [Alleghany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Piney Creek
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    • Grassy Creek [Ashe County]

      • Grassy Creek [Ashe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Piney Creek
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    • Crumpler [Ashe County]

      • Crumpler [Ashe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Piney Creek
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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 Piney Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Piney Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Piney Creek ...

Looking for more information about Piney 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alleghany County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Piney 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>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 Piney Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Piney 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 Piney Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Piney Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Piney Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5504, Longitude: -81.2887       In this case, the coordinates for Piney Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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