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Welcome to Rich Creek ...
A typical abbreviation for Rich Creek: Rich Crk. (or less commonly used: Rich Ck. or Rich Cr.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rich Creek has a population of 740 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Rich Creek.
Rich Creek is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Rich Creek lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Rich Creek: (540)
The ZIP code for Rich Creek: 24147<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rich Creek had an population of 740 people. This is a decrease of 4.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Rich Creek had a population of 774 people. This makes Rich Creek the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 774 people, the population of Rich Creek increased 16.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 665 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rich Creek.
Communities Also Named Rich Creek ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Rich Creek - they are located in Tennessee and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rich Creek.
Communities near Rich Creek ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rich 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 Rich Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rich Creek.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rich 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 Rich Creek.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rich Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Rich Creek.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rich Creek ...
Looking for more information about Rich 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 Rich Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rich Creek.
Adding Rich Creek to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Rich Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Rich Creek was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Rich Creek on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Virginia (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rich Creek.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty.org/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Feb 2023