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Welcome to Alcot ...

Alcot is located in Lee County<1>.

Alcot is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alcot is within the (803) area code.

Communities near Alcot ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alcot.

  • Hartsville [Darlington County]
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    • Hartsville [Darlington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Alcot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,479 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<4>
  • Darlington [Darlington County]
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    • Darlington [Darlington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Alcot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,901 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darlington<4>
  • Bishopville [Lee County]
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    • Bishopville [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Alcot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,948 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bishopville<4>
  • Timmonsville [Florence County]
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    • Timmonsville [Florence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Alcot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timmonsville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pine Ridge [Darlington County]
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      • Pine Ridge [Darlington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Alcot
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    • Lamar [Darlington County]
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      • Lamar [Darlington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Alcot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lamar<4>
    • McBee [Chesterfield County]
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      • McBee [Chesterfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Alcot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McBee<4>
    • Mayesville [Sumter County]
    • Bethune [Kershaw County]
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      • Bethune [Kershaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Alcot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 354 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethune<4>
    • Lynchburg [Lee County]
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      • Lynchburg [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Alcot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynchburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynchburg<4>

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 Alcot. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alcot.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alcot. 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 Alcot.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alcot. See our Newspapers Page for Alcot.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcot ...

Looking for more information about Alcot? 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 Alcot, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alcot.

Adding Alcot to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alcot in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alcot was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alcot on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Lee County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Lee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcot - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alcot) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alcot. 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 AlcotOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcot. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2508, Longitude: -80.1800    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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