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Welcome to Red Creek ...

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

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Red Creek has a population of 492 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Red Creek is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Red Creek: (315)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Red Creek had an population of 492 people. This is a decrease of 7.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Red Creek had a population of 532 people. This makes Red Creek the county's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 532 people, the population of Red Creek increased 2.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 521 people).

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

Communities Also Named Red Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Red Creek: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Suffolk County.

Beyond New York, there are 4 communities that are also named Red Creek - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Red Creek ...

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

  • Lysander [Onondaga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lysander
    • Lysander [Onondaga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Red Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lysander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lysander
  • Oswego [Oswego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oswego
    • Oswego [Oswego County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oswego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oswego<6>
  • Fulton [Oswego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Oswego County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Red Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,020 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Sodus [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sodus
    • Sodus [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Red Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sodus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sodus
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oswego [Oswego County]
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      • Oswego [Oswego County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oswego
    • Granby [Oswego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granby
      • Granby [Oswego County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Red Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granby
    • Elbridge [Onondaga County]
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      • Elbridge [Onondaga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Red Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,691 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elbridge
    • Volney [Oswego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Volney
      • Volney [Oswego County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,630 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Volney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Volney
    • Lyons [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
      • Lyons [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Red Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
    • Hannibal [Oswego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hannibal
      • Hannibal [Oswego County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Red Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hannibal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannibal

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Creek ...

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

Adding Red Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Wayne County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.ny.us/

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 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 Red Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Red 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 Red Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2488, Longitude: -76.7225       In this case, the coordinates for Red Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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