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Welcome to Deep Creek ...

Deep Creek is located in Spokane County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Deep Creek, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1894.

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

Deep Creek is 2,310 feet [704 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Deep Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Deep Creek is within the boundaries of the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Deep Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 19 communities that are also named Deep Creek - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Florida (2), Idaho (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee and Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Deep Creek ...

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

  • Spokane
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Cheney
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Airway Heights
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Medical Lake
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Reardan
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Lakeland Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeland Village
    • Lakeland Village is located in Spokane County
  • Silver Lake
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Lake
    • Silver Lake is located in Spokane County
  • Four Lakes
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Marshall
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshall
    • Marshall is located in Spokane County
  • Nine Mile Falls
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Deep Creek ...

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

Adding Deep Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Deep Creek was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Deep Creek post office opened in 1894.

We also found Deep Creek in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Deep Creek.

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

The official website for Spokane County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Spokane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Deep Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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