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Welcome to Lost Creek ...

Lost Creek is located in White 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 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lost Creek lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Lost Creek (for example, toward Lakemont Heights), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Lost Creek: (931)

Communities Also Named Lost Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Lost Creek: This one is located in White County and the other is located in Union County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 12 communities that are also named Lost Creek - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky (3), Montana (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, 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.

  • Clarktown [White County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarktown
    • Clarktown [White County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lost Creek
    • Estimated population in 2014: 146,806 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarktown
  • Crossville [Cumberland County]
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    • Crossville [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<5>
  • Sparta [White County]
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    • Sparta [White County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
  • Lake Tansi Village [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Tansi Village
    • Lake Tansi Village [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,803 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Tansi Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sopha [Van Buren County] - Historic
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      • Sopha [Van Buren County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Lost Creek
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sopha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Newton [Cumberland County]
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      • Newton [Cumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Lost Creek
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,968 people
      • Newton has also been known as:
      • Peay
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    • Monterey [Putnam County]
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      • Monterey [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,889 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monterey<5>
    • Dykes Crossroads [Cumberland County]
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      • Dykes Crossroads [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Lost Creek
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,281 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dykes Crossroads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dykes Crossroads
    • Spencer [Van Buren County]
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      • Spencer [Van Buren County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Lost Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,710 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<5>
    • Huntland [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntland
      • Huntland [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Lost Creek
      • Estimated population in 2014: 860 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntland

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About White County

About Tennessee

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 State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including White, 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 'straight-line' (or 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- 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: 35.8773, Longitude: -85.3625       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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