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Welcome to Althea ...

So far, we have found very little information about Althea. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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


Althea would have been located within present day Lexington County<2>.

The location of Althea has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Althea is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Althea would have been located in the (803) area code.

Communities Also Named Althea ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Althea - it's located in Missouri.

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

Communities near Althea ...

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

  • Lexington [Lexington County]
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    • Lexington [Lexington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Althea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,157 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
  • Batesburg-Leesville [Lexington County]
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    • Batesburg-Leesville [Lexington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Althea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,415 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesburg-Leesville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesburg-Leesville
  • Batesburg [Lexington County]
  • South Congaree [Lexington County]
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    • South Congaree [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Althea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,484 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Congaree have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Johnston [Edgefield County]
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      • Johnston [Edgefield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Althea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,381 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston<6>
    • Leesville [Lexington County]
    • Wagener [Aiken County]
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      • Wagener [Aiken County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Althea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 837 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagener<6>
    • Ridge Spring [Saluda County]
    • Pelion [Lexington County]
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      • Pelion [Lexington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Althea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 711 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelion<6>
    • Gilbert [Lexington County]
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      • Gilbert [Lexington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Althea
      • Estimated population in 2019: 643 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<6>

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Lexington County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 significantly 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 Althea, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Lexington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Althea - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Althea) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Althea. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8124, Longitude: -81.4637       In this case, the coordinates for Althea have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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