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Welcome to Wolf Creek ...

Wolf Creek is located in Josephine County<1>.

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

Wolf Creek is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Wolf Creek lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Wolf Creek: (541) and (458)<3>

The ZIP code for Wolf Creek: 97497<4>

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).

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

Communities Also Named Wolf Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Oregon communities named Wolf Creek: This one is located in Josephine County and the other is located in Lane County.

Beyond Oregon, there are 19 communities that are also named Wolf Creek - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, 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.

  • Grants Pass [Josephine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grants Pass
    • Grants Pass [Josephine County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Wolf Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,416 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grants Pass have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grants Pass
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grants Pass<7>
  • Canyonville [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canyonville
    • Canyonville [Douglas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Wolf Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,977 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canyonville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canyonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canyonville<7>
  • Riddle [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riddle
    • Riddle [Douglas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Wolf Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
    • Former names for Riddle:
    • Riddles
    • Riddlesburg
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riddle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riddle<7>
  • Glendale [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale [Douglas County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Wolf Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leland [Josephine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
      • Leland [Josephine County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wolf Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Greenback [Josephine County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenback
      • Greenback [Josephine County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Wolf Creek
    • Placer [Josephine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Placer
      • Placer [Josephine County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Wolf Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placer
    • Hugo [Josephine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hugo
      • Hugo [Josephine County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Wolf Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hugo
    • Three Pines [Josephine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Pines
      • Three Pines [Josephine County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Wolf Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Pines
    • Azalea [Douglas County]

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wolf Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wolf Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oregon

About Josephine County

About Oregon

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 Josephine County: www.co.josephine.or.us/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Josephine, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wolf Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (458) is an overlay for area code (541).
<4>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 Wolf Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wolf Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wolf Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wolf CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolf Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6954, Longitude: -123.3953    
<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.
<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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