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Welcome to Stony Creek ...

The town of Stony Creek is located in Sussex County<1>.

The location of Stony Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stony Creek has a population of 177 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Stony Creek.

Stony Creek is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stony Creek had an population of 177 people. This is a decrease of 10.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stony Creek had a population of 198 people. This makes Stony Creek the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 198 people, the population of Stony Creek decreased 1.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 202 people).

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

Communities Also Named Stony Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Stony Creek - they are located in Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan (3), New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania (3) and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Stony Creek ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Stony Creek.

  • Petersburg [Petersburg City]
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    • Petersburg [Petersburg City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Stony Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,446 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<6>
  • Emporia [Emporia City]
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    • Emporia [Emporia City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Stony Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,257 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<6>
  • Waverly [Sussex County]
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    • Waverly [Sussex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Stony Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>
  • Jarratt [Greensville County]
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    • Jarratt [Greensville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Stony Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 553 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jarratt<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McKenney [Dinwiddie County]
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      • McKenney [Dinwiddie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Stony Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 490 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKenney<6>
    • Capron [Southampton County]
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      • Capron [Southampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Stony Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
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    • Sussex [Sussex County]
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      • Sussex [Sussex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Stony Creek
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    • Yale [Sussex County]
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      • Yale [Sussex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Stony Creek
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    • Henry [Sussex County]
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      • Henry [Sussex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Stony Creek
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    • Joyner [Southampton County]
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      • Joyner [Southampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Stony Creek
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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 Stony Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stony Creek.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stony 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 Stony Creek.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stony Creek. See our Newspapers Page for Stony Creek.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stony Creek ...

Looking for more information about Stony 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 Stony Creek, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Stony Creek.

Adding Stony Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stony Creek in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Stony Creek was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Stony Creek on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stony Creek on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stony 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Sussex, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stony Creek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stony Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stony Creek) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stony Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stony CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stony Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9480, Longitude: -77.4001       In this case, the coordinates for Stony Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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