Burdetts Creek, West Virginia
Census Data for Burdetts Creek ...
Although we found mention of Burdetts Creek during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.
One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Burdetts Creek. If you can help us locate Burdetts Creek, please Contact Us.
As far as we can tell, Burdetts Creek<2> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.
Miscellaneous Information for Burdetts Creek ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Greenbrier County or the community of Burdetts Creek:
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 54 (West Virginia)
County Code: 025 (Greenbrier County)
Place Code: 11572 (Burdetts Creek)
State & County Code: 54/025 (West Virginia / Greenbrier County)
State & Place Code: 54/11572 (West Virginia / Burdetts Creek)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Burdetts Creek is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Burdetts Creek.
|<1>||If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Burdetts Creek and then turned west". While Burdetts Creek could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Burdetts Creek as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.|
Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.
Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.
Also keep in mind that Burdetts Creek could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another West Virginia community named Burdetts Creek.
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|<2>||It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Burdetts Creek may originally have been Burdett's Creek. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Burdetts Creek might be written as Burdett Creek. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Burdetts Creek.|
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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Burdetts Creek.