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Alcolu, South Carolina

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Welcome to Alcolu ...

Alcolu is located in Clarendon County.

The pronunciation of Alcolu: AL-cuh-loo<1>

Alcolu is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alcolu lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alcolu: (803)

The ZIP code for Alcolu: 29001<3>

Communities near Alcolu ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alcolu and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Gable   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greeleyville   [Map]   392   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Manning   [Map]   3,977   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mayesville   [Map]   725   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Paxville   [Map]   184   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pinewood   [Map]   532   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alcolu. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alcolu. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alcolu.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcolu ...

Looking for more information about Alcolu? 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 Alcolu, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alcolu.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alcolu. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alcolu. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcolu - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Alcolu). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alcolu or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alcolu. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alcolu

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcolu. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7478, Longitude: -80.2151     [Map].

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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 Alcolu.

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