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The location of Lost Creek









Welcome to Lost Creek ...

The town of Lost Creek is located in Harrison County.

The location of Lost Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lost Creek has a population of 474 people<2> (see below for details).

Lost Creek is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lost Creek lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Lost Creek: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lost Creek had a population of 496 people. This makes Lost Creek the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Lost Creek represents 0.03% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 496 people, the population of Lost Creek increased 6.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 467 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lost Creek had an population of 474 people. This is a decrease of 4.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.5% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lost Creek.

Communities near Lost Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lost Creek and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bridgeport   [Map]   8,635   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Buckhannon   [Map]   5,529   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   15,621   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lumberport   [Map]   848   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nutter Fort   [Map]   1,540   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Philippi   [Map]   3,380   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lost Creek.

Communities Also Named Lost Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Lost Creek - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky (3), Montana (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lost Creek. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lost Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lost Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lost Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lost Creek ...

Looking for more information about Lost 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Harrison County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison County: www.harrisoncountywv.com/

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lost Creek.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lost Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Lost 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 Lost Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lost Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1623, Longitude: -80.3481     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lost Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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