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Welcome to Stony Creek ...

The town of Stony Creek is located in Sussex County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Stony Creek has a population of 181 people<1> (see below for details).

Stony Creek is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Stony Creek had an population of 181 people. This is a decrease of 8.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.4% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Stony Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Stony Creek and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Capron   [Map]   155   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Drewryville   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Emporia   [Map]   5,282   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grizzard   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Henry   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jarratt   [Map]   597   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Stony Creek. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Stony Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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About Sussex County

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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: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stony Creek.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stony 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' distance from Stony Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stony Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stony Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9480, Longitude: -77.4001     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stony Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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