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Walnut Creek, North Carolina
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Welcome to Walnut Creek ...

The village of Walnut Creek is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walnut Creek has a population of 864 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Walnut Creek: (919) & (984)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walnut Creek had an population of 864 people. This is an increase of 3.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walnut Creek had a population of 835 people. This makes Walnut Creek the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 835 people, the population of Walnut Creek decreased 2.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 859 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Walnut Creek.

Communities Also Named Walnut Creek ...

While we believe that this Walnut Creek is located in Wayne County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Walnut Creek. Those communities are located in the following counties: Madison and Onslow County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 13 communities that are also named Walnut Creek - they are located in California, Georgia, Kansas (6), Mississippi, Ohio and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Walnut Creek ...

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

  • Goldsboro [Wayne County]
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    • Goldsboro [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Walnut Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,447 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goldsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goldsboro<7>
  • Kinston [Lenoir County]
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    • Kinston [Lenoir County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Walnut Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,849 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinston<7>
  • Mount Olive [Wayne County]
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    • Mount Olive [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Walnut Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Olive<7>
  • La Grange [Lenoir County]
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    • La Grange [Lenoir County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Walnut Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Snow Hill [Greene County]
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      • Snow Hill [Greene County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Walnut Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snow Hill<7>
    • Princeton [Johnston County]
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      • Princeton [Johnston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Walnut Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princeton 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 Princeton<7>
    • Fremont [Wayne County]
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      • Fremont [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Walnut Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,264 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<7>
    • Faison [Duplin County]
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      • Faison [Duplin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Walnut Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 959 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faison<7>
    • Pikeville [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pikeville
      • Pikeville [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Walnut Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<7>
    • Calypso [Duplin County]
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      • Calypso [Duplin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Walnut Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calypso have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calypso

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walnut Creek ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynegov.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 Wayne, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Walnut Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walnut Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<6>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- Walnut 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 Walnut 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 Walnut CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3050, Longitude: -77.8699       In this case, the coordinates for Walnut Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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