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(Tazewell County)

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The location of Cove Creek









Welcome to Cove Creek ...

Cove Creek is located in Tazewell County.

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

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

Cove Creek is 2,340 feet [713 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Cove Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Cove Creek: (276)

Communities near Cove Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Cove Creek and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bluefield   [Map]   4,714   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pocahontas   [Map]   362   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rural Retreat   [Map]   1,462   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tazewell   [Map]   4,240   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wytheville   [Map]   7,998   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bluefield (WV)   [Map]   9,869   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cove Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Cove Creek: This one is located in Tazewell County and the other is located in Bland County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 7 communities that are also named Cove Creek - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, Tennessee (2) and West Virginia.

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

See 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 Cove 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 Cove 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 Cove Creek.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cove Creek ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cove Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cove Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cove Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1782, Longitude: -81.2934     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cove Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cove Creek.

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