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Welcome to Coal Creek ...

Coal Creek is located in Cowlitz County<1>.

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

Coal Creek is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Coal Creek lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Coal Creek lies within the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Coal Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Coal Creek: This one is located in Cowlitz County and the other is located in King County.

Beyond Washington, there are 12 communities that are also named Coal Creek - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, Colorado (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Montana, New Brunswick and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Coal Creek ...

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

  • Longview [Cowlitz County]
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    • Longview [Cowlitz County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Coal Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Longview<4>
  • Kelso [Cowlitz County]
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    • Kelso [Cowlitz County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Coal Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,438 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kelso<4>
  • Kalama [Cowlitz County]
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    • Kalama [Cowlitz County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Coal Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,844 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalama<4>
  • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County]
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    • Castle Rock [Cowlitz County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Coal Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,304 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Rock<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rainier [Columbia County]
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      • Rainier [Columbia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,021 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainier have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<4>
    • Clatskanie [Columbia County]
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      • Clatskanie [Columbia County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,832 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clatskanie<4>
    • Toledo [Lewis County]
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      • Toledo [Lewis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toledo<4>
    • Vader [Lewis County]
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      • Vader [Lewis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 677 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vader<4>
    • Cathlamet [Wahkiakum County]
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      • Cathlamet [Wahkiakum County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cathlamet<4>
    • Prescott [Columbia County]
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      • Prescott [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 63 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prescott have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott

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 Coal Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coal Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coal Creek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Cowlitz County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cowlitz County: www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Cowlitz, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coal Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Coal Creek) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Coal Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coal CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coal Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2003, Longitude: -123.0176    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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