RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Black Creek, New York

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other NY
Communities

















Welcome to Black Creek ...

Black Creek is located in Allegany County<1>.

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

Black Creek is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Black Creek lies within the (585) area code.

The ZIP code for Black Creek: 14714<3>

Communities Also Named Black Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Black Creek - they are located in Alabama (2), British Columbia, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (4), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Black Creek ...

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

  • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olean
    • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Black Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olean<5>
  • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allegany
    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Black Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,512 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegany
  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Black Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Black Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portville
      • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Black Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,504 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
    • Cuba [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
      • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Black Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
    • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Black Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklinville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinville
    • Machias [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Machias
      • Machias [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Black Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Machias have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Machias
    • Freedom [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom
      • Freedom [Cattaraugus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Black Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom
    • Caneadea [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caneadea
      • Caneadea [Allegany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Black Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caneadea have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caneadea

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Creek ...

Looking for more information about Black 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 Black Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Black Creek.

Adding Black Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Black Creek on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Allegany County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Allegany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Black Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Black Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Black Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Black 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 Black Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Black CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2754, Longitude: -78.2264    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022