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Welcome to Kings Creek ...

Kings Creek is located in Cherokee County<1> (at the time of its founding, Kings Creek was located in York County).

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

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Kings Creek for more information about variations on the name of Kings Creek.

Kings Creek is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Kings Creek: (864)

Websites for Kings Creek ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokeechamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Kings Creek, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Kings Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Kings Creek - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina (2), Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Kings Creek ...

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

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
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    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Kings Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<4>
  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Kings Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<4>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Kings Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaffney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<4>
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
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    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Kings Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • York [York County]
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      • York [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Kings Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,637 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<4>
    • Clover [York County]
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      • Clover [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Kings Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,800 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clover<4>
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
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      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Kings Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<4>
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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      • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Kings Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<4>
    • Blacksburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Blacksburg [Cherokee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Kings Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<4>
    • Grover [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grover
      • Grover [Cleveland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Kings Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grover have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grover<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kings Creek ...

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

Adding Kings Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Cherokee County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Cherokee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kings Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Kings 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 Kings Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kings CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kings Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0760, Longitude: -81.4352    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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