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Welcome to Ararat ...

Ararat is located in Berkeley County<1>.

The location of Ararat has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ararat is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ararat is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.

Websites for Ararat ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Ararat, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Ararat ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ararat - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

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

Communities near Ararat ...

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

  • Charleston
  • North Charleston
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Summerville
  • Hanahan
  • Moncks Corner
  • James Island
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Island
    • James Island lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Ararat.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Island
  • Isle-of-Palms
  • Ravenel
  • Lincolnville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnville
    • Lincolnville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Ararat.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,624 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ararat ...

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

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

The official website for Berkeley County:

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Berkeley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ararat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ararat) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ararat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9785, Longitude: -80.0034       In this case, the coordinates for Ararat have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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