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Welcome to Belair ...

Belair is located in Lancaster County<1>.

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

Belair is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Belair is located in the (803) area code.

Communities Also Named Belair ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Belair - they are located in Florida (2), Georgia, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Quebec and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Belair ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Belair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<5>
  • Rock Hill [York County]
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    • Rock Hill [York County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Belair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,318 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Hill<5>
  • Indian Trail [Union County]
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    • Indian Trail [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Belair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,040 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Trail
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Trail<5>
  • Monroe [Union County]
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    • Monroe [Union County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Belair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Belair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<5>
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Belair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mint Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mint Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<5>
    • Fort Mill [York County]
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      • Fort Mill [York County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Belair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,929 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Mill<5>
    • Waxhaw [Union County]
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      • Waxhaw [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Belair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,987 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waxhaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waxhaw<5>
    • Stallings [Union County]
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      • Stallings [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Belair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stallings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stallings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stallings<5>
    • Tega Cay [York County]
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      • Tega Cay [York County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Belair
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,696 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tega Cay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tega Cay<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 Belair. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belair.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belair ...

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

Adding Belair to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Belair in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

We also found Belair on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Lancaster County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancastercountysc.net/

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 Lancaster, 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 Belair - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Belair) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belair. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9532, Longitude: -80.8506       In this case, the coordinates for Belair 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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