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Welcome to Swan Creek ...

Swan Creek is located in Yadkin County<1>.

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

Swan Creek is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Swan Creek is located in the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Swan Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Swan Creek - they are located in Illinois, Maryland, Michigan (2), New Brunswick, Ohio and Utah.

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

Communities near Swan Creek ...

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

  • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Wilkesboro
    • North Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Swan Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Wilkesboro<4>
  • Elkin [Surry County]
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    • Elkin [Surry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Swan Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,001 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkin<4>
  • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County]
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    • Wilkesboro [Wilkes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Swan Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkesboro<4>
  • Yadkinville [Yadkin County]
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    • Yadkinville [Yadkin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Swan Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yadkinville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yadkinville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yadkinville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jonesville [Yadkin County]
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      • Jonesville [Yadkin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Swan Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,206 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<4>
    • Dobson [Surry County]
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      • Dobson [Surry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Swan Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dobson<4>
    • Boonville [Yadkin County]
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      • Boonville [Yadkin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Swan Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonville<4>
    • Arlington [Yadkin County]
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      • Arlington [Yadkin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Swan Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Harmony [Iredell County]
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      • Harmony [Iredell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Swan Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<4>
    • Ronda [Wilkes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronda
      • Ronda [Wilkes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Swan Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronda have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronda<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swan Creek ...

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

Adding Swan Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Yadkin County: www.yadkincounty.gov/

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 Yadkin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swan 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Swan Creek) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Swan 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 Swan CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swan Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1787, Longitude: -80.8693    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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