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Welcome to Wolf Creek ...

Wolf Creek is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

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

Wolf Creek is 1,880 feet [573 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Wolf Creek: (828)

Websites for Wolf Creek ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokeecountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Wolf Creek, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Wolf Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Wolf Creek - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Ohio, Oregon (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wolf Creek ...

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

  • Canal Lake [Union County]
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    • Canal Lake [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Wolf Creek
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 23,025 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canal Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canal Lake
  • Pantertown [Fannin County]
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    • Pantertown [Fannin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Wolf Creek
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pantertown
  • Cutcane [Fannin County]
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    • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Wolf Creek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
  • Murphy [Cherokee County]
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    • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Wolf Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,666 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
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      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Wolf Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
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      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Wolf Creek
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp
    • Blue Ridge [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Ridge
      • Blue Ridge [Fannin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Wolf Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Ridge<5>
    • McCaysville [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaysville
      • McCaysville [Fannin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Wolf Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCaysville<5>
    • Ducktown [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ducktown
      • Ducktown [Polk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Wolf Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ducktown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ducktown<5>
    • White Path [Gilmer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Path
      • White Path [Gilmer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Wolf Creek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 342 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Path have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Path

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wolf Creek ...

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

Adding Wolf Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Wolf Creek on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Cherokee County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeecounty-nc.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 Cherokee, 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 Wolf 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wolf Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolf Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0137, Longitude: -84.3038       In this case, the coordinates for Wolf 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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