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Austin, South Carolina
Welcome to Austin ...
So far, we have found very little information about Austin. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Austin to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Austin, please Contact Us.
Austin would have been located within present day Laurens County.
The location of Austin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Austin referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Austinite<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Austin is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Austin was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Austin still existed, it would have been in the (864) area code.
Communities Also Named Austin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Austin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Austin.
Communities near Austin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Austin.
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 Austin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Austin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Austin. 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 Austin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Austin. See our Newspapers Page for Austin.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscountysc.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 24 May 2020