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Sand Creek, West Virginia

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Sand Creek.

Communities Also Named Sand Creek ...

We have found 8 communities that share the name Sand Creek.

While the name Sand Creek is unique within West Virginia, we know of another 8 communities with the same name in the United States.


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Colorado

Adams County

Our profile page for Sand Creek, Adams County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1>
Although located in Adams County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Indiana

Parke County

Our profile page for Sand Creek, Parke County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Parke County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Kansas

Harvey County

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Michigan

Lenawee County

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Montana

McCone County

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This community is historic.<2>

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Nebraska

Saunders County

Our profile page for Sand Creek, Saunders County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Saunders County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Grant County

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Wisconsin

Dunn County

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Sand 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.

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<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sand Creek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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