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Welcome to Bennettsville ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Bennettsville, you might consider that their post office opened in 1826.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bennettsville has a population of 7,814 people<2> (see below for details).
Bennettsville is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bennettsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Bennettsville: (843)
The ZIP code for Bennettsville: 29512<4>
Websites for Bennettsville ...
Official Website: www.bennettsvillesc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bennettsville had an population of 7,814 people. This is a decrease of 13.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.09% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bennettsville had a population of 9,069 people (which is 31.34% of the total population of Marlboro County). This makes Bennettsville the county's most populous community.
The population of Bennettsville represents 0.2% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,069 people, the population of Bennettsville decreased 3.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,425 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bennettsville.
Communities Also Named Bennettsville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Bennettsville - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky and New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bennettsville.
Communities near Bennettsville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bennettsville.
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 Bennettsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bennettsville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bennettsville. 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 Bennettsville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bennettsville. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bennettsville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bennettsville ...
Looking for more information about Bennettsville? 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 Bennettsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bennettsville.
Adding Bennettsville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bennettsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bennettsville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Bennettsville in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bennettsville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bennettsville: www.bennettsvillesc.com/
The official website for Marlboro County: www.marlborocounty.sc.gov/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023