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Welcome to South Wales ...
The location of South Wales has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of South Wales, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
A typical abbreviation for South Wales: S. Wales
South Wales is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: South Wales lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
South Wales lies within the (716) area code.
Communities Also Named South Wales ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named South Wales - it's located in Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for South Wales.
Communities near South Wales ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near South Wales.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around South Wales. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Wales.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of South Wales. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around South Wales.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Wales. See our Newspapers Page for South Wales.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Wales ...
Looking for more information about South Wales? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for South Wales, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for South Wales.
Adding South Wales to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of South Wales in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for South Wales was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found South Wales in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for South Wales.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Wales. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023