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Welcome to Lost Creek ...

Lost Creek is located in Schuylkill County<1>.

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

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

Lost Creek is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Lost Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Lost Creek - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky (3), Montana (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lost Creek ...

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

  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,809 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<5>
  • Bloomsburg [Columbia County]
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    • Bloomsburg [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,749 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsburg<5>
  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
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    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,409 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<5>
  • Berwick [Columbia County]
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    • Berwick [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,855 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shamokin [Northumberland County]
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      • Shamokin [Northumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,909 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shamokin<5>
    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
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      • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,633 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County]
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      • Mount Carmel [Northumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,708 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
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      • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,086 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuylkill Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schuylkill Haven<5>
    • West Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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      • West Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,318 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hazleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lost Creek ...

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

Adding Lost Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Schuylkill County: www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/

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 Schuylkill, 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 Lost 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lost Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8065, Longitude: -76.2469       In this case, the coordinates for Lost 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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