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Welcome to Bentley Creek ...

Bentley Creek is located in Bradford County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Bentley Creek, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

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

Bentley Creek is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Bentley Creek: (570)

Communities near Bentley Creek ...

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

  • Elmira
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira
    • Elmira is located in Chemung County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,045 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmira <3>
  • Horseheads
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Sayre
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sayre
    • Sayre is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,338 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sayre <3>
  • Waverly
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly is located in Tioga County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,110 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly <3>
  • Elmira Heights
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira Heights
    • Elmira Heights is located in Chemung County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,747 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmira Heights <3>
  • Athens
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,180 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens <3>
  • Towanda
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Towanda have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Towanda
    • Towanda is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,803 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Towanda <3>
  • Troy
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,229 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy <3>
  • South Waverly
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Waverly
    • South Waverly is located in Bradford County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,006 people
  • Wellsburg
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bentley Creek ...

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

Adding Bentley Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bentley Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bentley Creek was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bentley Creek on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bentley Creek.

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

The official website for Bradford County: www.bradfordcountypa.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Bradford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bentley Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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