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Welcome to Batesburg ...

The town of Batesburg is primarily located in Lexington County<1>. A portion of Batesburg extends into Saluda County.

Batesburg is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Batesburg lies within the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Batesburg: 29006<3>

Communities near Batesburg ...

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

  • Lexington [Lexington County]
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    • Lexington [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Batesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,716 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
  • Saluda [Saluda County]
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    • Saluda [Saluda County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Batesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,566 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<5>
  • Johnston [Edgefield County]
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    • Johnston [Edgefield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Batesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,395 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston<5>
  • Ridge Spring [Saluda County]
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    • Ridge Spring [Saluda County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Batesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 738 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridge Spring<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pelion [Lexington County]
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      • Pelion [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Batesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelion<5>
    • Gilbert [Lexington County]
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      • Gilbert [Lexington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Batesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<5>
    • Summit [Lexington County]
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      • Summit [Lexington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Batesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Monetta [Aiken County]
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      • Monetta [Aiken County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Batesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 241 people
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    • Ward [Saluda County]
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      • Ward [Saluda County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Batesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ward<5>
    • Clubhouse Crossroads [Lexington County]
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      • Clubhouse Crossroads [Lexington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Batesburg
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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 Batesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Batesburg.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Batesburg. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Batesburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Batesburg ...

Looking for more information about Batesburg? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Batesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Batesburg.

Adding Batesburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Batesburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Lexington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Batesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Batesburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Batesburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Batesburg) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Batesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BatesburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Batesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9078, Longitude: -81.5477    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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