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Welcome to Ashepoo ...

Ashepoo is located in Colleton County<1>.

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

Ashepoo is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Ashepoo: (843)

Adding Ashepoo to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Ashepoo elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ashepoo on a Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

Communities near Ashepoo ...

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

  • Walterboro [Colleton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walterboro
    • Walterboro [Colleton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Ashepoo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,426 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walterboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walterboro<5>
  • Hollywood [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
    • Hollywood [Charleston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Ashepoo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,227 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<5>
  • Ravenel [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenel
    • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Ashepoo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,720 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel<5>
  • Meggett [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meggett
    • Meggett [Charleston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Ashepoo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,297 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meggett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meggett<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yemassee [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yemassee
      • Yemassee [Beaufort County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ashepoo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yemassee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yemassee<5>
    • Cottageville [Colleton County]
    • Jacksonboro [Colleton County]
    • Canady Landing [Charleston County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canady Landing
      • Canady Landing [Charleston County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Ashepoo
    • Adams Run [Charleston County]
    • Drigger Crossroads [Colleton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drigger Crossroads
      • Drigger Crossroads [Colleton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Ashepoo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drigger Crossroads

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ashepoo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Carolina

About Colleton County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colleton County: www.colletoncounty.org/

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 Colleton, 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 have 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 Ashepoo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Ashepoo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashepoo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7402, Longitude: -80.5504       In this case, the coordinates for Ashepoo 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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