Creola is located at(30.895465, -88.014760).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town had a total area of 15.5 square miles (40 km2), of which, 14.6 square miles (38 km2) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) of it (5.62%) is water.
Mobile County Public School System operates public schools. Students are zoned to North Mobile County K-8 School, previously North Mobile County Middle School.
On September 7, 2010 North Mobile County Middle School opened, replacing the role of Adams Middle School in Saraland, because residents outside of Saraland are no longer zoned to Adams Middle.
Prior to the split of the City of Satsuma from the Mobile County system, Creola was zoned to Satsuma High School. In 2011 Renee Busbee of the Mobile Press-Register said that residents of Creola may be rezoned to Blount, Citronelle, and/or Vigorhigh schools.