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

Goose Creek, South Carolina

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

















Welcome to Goose Creek ...

The city of Goose Creek is primarily located in Berkeley County<1>. A portion of Goose Creek extends into Charleston County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Goose Creek has a population of 43,842 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Goose Creek is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Goose Creek is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Goose Creek: 29445<4>

Websites for Goose Creek ...

Official Website: www.cityofgoosecreek.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goose Creek had an population of 43,842 people. This is an increase of 21.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goose Creek had a population of 35,938 people (or 20.21% of the total population of Berkeley County). This makes Goose Creek the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Goose Creek represents 0.78% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 35,938 people, the population of Goose Creek increased 23.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 29,208 people).

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

Communities Also Named Goose Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Goose Creek - they are located in Kentucky, Manitoba, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Goose Creek ...

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

  • Charleston [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Charleston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Goose Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 139,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<6>
  • North Charleston [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Charleston
    • North Charleston [Berkeley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Goose Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 118,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Charleston<6>
  • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Goose Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<6>
  • Summerville [Dorchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
    • Summerville [Dorchester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Goose Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,301 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moncks Corner
      • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Goose Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,497 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moncks Corner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moncks Corner<6>
    • James Island [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Island
      • James Island [Charleston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Goose Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Island
    • Ravenel [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenel
      • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Goose Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel<6>
    • Lincolnville [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnville
      • Lincolnville [Charleston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Goose Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,624 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnville
    • Sullivan's Island [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sullivan's Island
      • Sullivan's Island [Charleston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Goose Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,938 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sullivan's Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sullivan's Island<6>
    • Ridgeville [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeville
      • Ridgeville [Dorchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Goose Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,841 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goose Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Berkeley County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Goose Creek: www.cityofgoosecreek.com/

The official website for Berkeley County: www.co.berkeley.sc.us/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Berkeley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Goose Creek.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goose Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Goose Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Goose 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goose 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 Goose Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goose CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goose Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9798, Longitude: -80.0298    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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: 18 Jan 2022