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Welcome to Bent Creek ...
We aren't confident of the location of Bent Creek, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Bent Creek, you might consider that their post office opened in 1846.
A typical abbreviation for Bent Creek: Bent Crk. (or less commonly used: Bent Ck. or Bent Cr.)
Bent Creek is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bent Creek lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bent Creek lies within the (434) area code.
Communities Also Named Bent Creek ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bent Creek - they are located in Alabama and North Carolina (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bent Creek.
Communities near Bent Creek ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bent Creek.
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 Bent Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bent Creek.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bent 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 Bent Creek.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bent Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Bent Creek.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bent Creek ...
Looking for more information about Bent 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 Bent Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bent Creek.
Adding Bent Creek to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bent Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bent Creek was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Bent Creek in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bent Creek.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bent Creek. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Appomattox County: www.appomattox.com/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023