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Welcome to Smokey Creek ...

Smokey Creek is located in Caldwell County<1>.

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

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

Smokey Creek is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Smokey Creek lies within the (828) area code.

Communities near Smokey Creek ...

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

  • Hickory [Catawba County]
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    • Hickory [Catawba County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Smokey Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Lenoir [Caldwell County]
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    • Lenoir [Caldwell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Smokey Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,911 people
    • Former name for Lenoir:
    • Tucker's Barn
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir<5>
  • Morganton [Burke County]
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    • Morganton [Burke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Smokey Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganton<5>
  • Sawmills [Caldwell County]
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    • Sawmills [Caldwell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Smokey Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,156 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawmills
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    • Long View [Burke County]
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      • Long View [Burke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Smokey Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View
    • Granite Falls [Caldwell County]
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      • Granite Falls [Caldwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Smokey Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granite Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granite Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granite Falls<5>
    • Valdese [Burke County]
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      • Valdese [Burke County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Smokey Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valdese have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valdese
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valdese<5>
    • Gamewell [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamewell
      • Gamewell [Caldwell County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Smokey Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,993 people
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    • Hudson [Caldwell County]
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      • Hudson [Caldwell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Smokey Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,703 people
      • Former name for Hudson:
      • Hudsonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<5>
    • Hildebran [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hildebran
      • Hildebran [Burke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Smokey Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,006 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hildebran have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hildebran
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hildebran<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 Smokey Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Smokey Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smokey Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Caldwell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caldwell County: www.co.caldwell.nc.us/

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 Caldwell, 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 Smokey Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Smokey Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smokey Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8168, Longitude: -81.5698       In this case, the coordinates for Smokey 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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