Swords Creek, Virginia

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Swords Creek, Virginia
Unincorporated community
Swords Creek, Virginia is located in Virginia
Swords Creek, Virginia
Swords Creek, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°02′10″N 81°55′04″W / 37.03611°N 81.91778°W / 37.03611; -81.91778Coordinates: 37°02′10″N 81°55′04″W / 37.03611°N 81.91778°W / 37.03611; -81.91778
Country United States
State Virginia
County Russell
Elevation 1,867 ft (569 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 24649
Area code(s) 276
GNIS feature ID 1496285[1]

Swords Creek is an unincorporated community in Russell County, Virginia, United States. Swords Creek is located at the junction of Virginia State Route 67 and State Route 633 3.4 miles (5.5 km) east-northeast of Honaker. Swords Creek has a post office with ZIP code 24649.[2][3] The community was founded by hunters Henry and Michael Sword, for whom the settlement was named.[4]


  1. ^ "Swords Creek". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  4. ^ Tennis, Joe (2004). Southwest Virginia Crossroads: An Almanac of Place Names And Places to See. The Overmountain Press. p. 166. ISBN 9781570722561.