|Elevation||100 m (400 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||676219|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Poplar Creek, Mississippi|
Poplar Creek (also recorded as Polar Creek) is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Mississippi. On April 27, 2011, a tornado hit the Poplar Creek area as part of the 2011 Super Outbreak, causing heavy tree and power line damage. The tornado was classified rated EF2, with estimated wind speeds of 125 mph (201 km/h; 109 kn). The path of destruction was 1 mile (1.6 km) wide and the tornado travelled a path of 11.5 miles (18.5 km).