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Welcome to Bay Springs ...

Bay Springs is located in Chesterfield County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Bay Springs: Bay Spgs. (or less commonly used: Bay Spngs. or Bay Sprngs.)

Bay Springs is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bay Springs lies within the (843) area code.

Communities Also Named Bay Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Bay Springs: This one is located in Chesterfield County and the other is located in Sumter County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 4 communities that are also named Bay Springs - they are located in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Bay Springs ...

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

  • Hartsville [Darlington County]
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    • Hartsville [Darlington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Bay Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<5>
  • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cheraw
    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bay Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheraw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<5>
  • Pageland [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pageland
    • Pageland [Chesterfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Bay Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,535 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pageland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pageland<5>
  • Pine Ridge [Darlington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Ridge
    • Pine Ridge [Darlington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Bay Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Ridge
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chesterfield [Chesterfield County]
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      • Chesterfield [Chesterfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Bay Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,401 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterfield<5>
    • McBee [Chesterfield County]
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      • McBee [Chesterfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Bay Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McBee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McBee<5>
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
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      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Bay Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
    • Society Hill [Darlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Society Hill
      • Society Hill [Darlington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Bay Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Society Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Society Hill<5>
    • Morven [Anson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morven
      • Morven [Anson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Bay Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morven
    • Bethune [Kershaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethune
      • Bethune [Kershaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Bay Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 354 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethune
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethune<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bay Springs ...

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

Adding Bay Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bay Springs 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 Bay Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Chesterfield County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Chesterfield, 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 Bay Springs - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bay Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bay Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6063, Longitude: -80.1548       In this case, the coordinates for Bay Springs 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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