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Welcome to May Creek ...

May Creek is located in King County<1>.

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

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

May Creek is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named May Creek ...

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

Beyond Washington, there are 3 communities that are also named May Creek - they are located in Alaska and Georgia.

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

Communities near May Creek ...

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

  • Seattle [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seattle
    • Seattle [King County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of May 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellevue
    • Bellevue [King County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of May 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of May 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 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of May 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of May 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkland
      • Kirkland [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of May 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of May 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redmond
      • Redmond [King County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of May 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of May Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,960 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sammamish
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sammamish<5>
    • Shoreline [King County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline
      • Shoreline [King County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of May 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 May Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for May Creek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for May Creek ...

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

Adding May Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Washington

About King County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for May 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 May Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- May Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in May Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5312, Longitude: -122.2004       In this case, the coordinates for May 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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