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Lenoir, South Carolina

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Welcome to Lenoir ...

So far, we have found very little information about Lenoir.<1>

The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<2>

We've added Lenoir to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Lenoir, please Contact Us.

Lenoir would have been located within present day Edgefield County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Lenoir is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Lenoir was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Lenoir still existed, it would have been in the (803) area code.

Communities near Lenoir ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lenoir and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2014<5>
Augusta (GA)   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Grovetown (GA)   [Map]   12,746   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Martinez (GA)   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Aiken   [Map]   30,258   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Burnettown   [Map]   2,764   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edgefield   [Map]   4,718   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lenoir.

Communities Also Named Lenoir ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Lenoir - they are located in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lenoir.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lenoir. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lenoir. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lenoir:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Lenoir no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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About South Carolina

About Edgefield County

The Communities of South Carolina

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The official website for Edgefield County

Although Lenoir is historic, the Panormaio photo collection might have pictures from the area where Lenoir was located:

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Lenoir and then turned west". While Lenoir could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Lenoir as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Lenoir 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.

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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 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 Lenoir, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lenoir - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning at Lenoir. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lenoir) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lenoir. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 33.6049, -82.0182   [Map]. The coordinates we use for Lenoir have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lenoir.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lenoir.


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