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Lost Creek, West Virginia
Welcome to Lost Creek ...
The location of Lost Creek has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Lost Creek: Lost Crk. (or less commonly used: Lost Ck. or Lost Cr.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lost Creek has a population of 464 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Lost Creek.
Lost Creek is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.
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)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lost Creek had an population of 464 people. This is a decrease of 6.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.64% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lost Creek.
Adding Lost Creek to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Lost 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, we also found mention of Lost Creek elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lost Creek on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lost Creek on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Lost Creek ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lost Creek.
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 Lost Creek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lost Creek.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lost Creek.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lost Creek. See our Newspapers 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.
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 ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021