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Welcome to Coal Creek ...

Coal Creek is located in King County<1>.

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

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

Coal Creek is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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 King County and the other is located in Cowlitz 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.

  • Seattle [King County]
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    • Seattle [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Coal Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 769,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seattle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seattle<5>
  • Bellevue [King County]
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    • Bellevue [King County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Coal Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 148,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellevue
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellevue<5>
  • Kent [King County]
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    • Kent [King County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Coal Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130,676 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<5>
  • Renton [King County]
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    • Renton [King County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Coal Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 101,494 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Renton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Federal Way [King County]
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      • Federal Way [King County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 96,307 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federal Way
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federal Way<5>
    • Kirkland [King County]
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      • Kirkland [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,431 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirkland<5>
    • Auburn [King County]
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      • Auburn [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,024 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
    • Redmond [King County]
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      • Redmond [King County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,507 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redmond<5>
    • Sammamish [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sammamish
      • Sammamish [King County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,960 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sammamish<5>
    • Shoreline [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline
      • Shoreline [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Coal Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoreline
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shoreline<5>

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.

Adding Coal Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Coal 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 Coal Creek was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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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 King County: www.metrokc.gov/

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 King, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coal Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coal Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coal Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5368, Longitude: -122.1290       In this case, the coordinates for Coal Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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