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Welcome to Shell Creek ...

Shell Creek is located in Carter County.

The location of Shell Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Shell Creek had a population of 20,335 people.<2> (see below for details).

Shell Creek is 2,650 feet [808 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Shell Creek is ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Shell Creek: (423)

Population Details ...

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

Communities Also Named Shell Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Shell Creek - they are located in Florida, Nebraska and North Dakota.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Shell Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shell Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shell Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Shell Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shell Creek ...

Looking for more information about Shell 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.

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

Communities near Shell Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

East Ridge   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Shell Creek

Located in Washington County

Elizabethton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Shell Creek

Unicoi   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Shell Creek

Located in Unicoi County

Woodby Hill   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Shell Creek

Spruce Pine   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Shell Creek

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

Norris   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shell Creek

Located in Johnson County

Trade   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shell Creek

Located in Johnson County

Banner Elk   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Shell Creek

Located in Avery County (NC)

Newland   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Shell Creek

Located in Avery County (NC)

Bakersville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Shell Creek

Located in Mitchell County (NC)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Shell Creek.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shell 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>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shell Creek.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shell Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shell Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shell Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1893, Longitude: -82.0426     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shell Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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