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Attaway, South Carolina
(Saluda County)

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Welcome to Attaway ...

Although we found mention of Attaway during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Attaway was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Attaway was located in Saluda County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Attaway to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Attaway - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Attaway, please Contact Us.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Attaway might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Attaway would be found within the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Attaway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Attaway: This one is located in Saluda County and the other is located in Beaufort County.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Attaway and then turned west". While Attaway could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Attaway as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Attaway could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






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