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Welcome to South Portsmouth ...
The location of South Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth, you might consider that their post office opened in 1854.
South Portsmouth is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: South Portsmouth lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
South Portsmouth lies within the (401) area code.
Websites for South Portsmouth ...
Junior League: www.jlri.org/
Communities Also Named South Portsmouth ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named South Portsmouth - it's located in Kentucky.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for South Portsmouth.
Communities near South Portsmouth ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near South Portsmouth.
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 Portsmouth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Portsmouth.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of South Portsmouth. 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 Portsmouth.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Portsmouth. See our Newspapers Page for South Portsmouth.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Portsmouth ...
Looking for more information about South Portsmouth? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to South Portsmouth, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for South Portsmouth.
Adding South Portsmouth to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of South Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<4>
We also found South Portsmouth in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for South Portsmouth.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024