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Our Genealogy Helper for Berlin ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Berlin (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Berlin. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Berlin is located in Aiken County.

To see how the shape of South Carolina's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Aiken County: Burke (GA), Richmond (GA), Barnwell, Edgefield, Lexington, Orangeburg & Saluda.

Below are the counties that are near Berlin. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Berlin:

  • Aiken County     (The home county of Berlin)
    • Perry [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry
      • Perry [Aiken County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<2>
    • Wagener [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagener
      • Wagener [Aiken County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagener
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagener<2>
    • Seivern [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seivern
      • Seivern [Aiken County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seivern
    • Salley [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salley
      • Salley [Aiken County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salley<2>
    • Camp Rawls [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Rawls
      • Camp Rawls [Aiken County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Rawls
    • Windsor [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [Aiken County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 143 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<2>
    • Monetta [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monetta
      • Monetta [Aiken County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monetta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monetta<2>
    • Montmorenci [Aiken County]
    • Nicholson Village [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholson Village
      • Nicholson Village [Aiken County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicholson Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholson Village
    • Aiken [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aiken
      • Aiken [Aiken County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aiken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aiken<2>
    • Huntcliff [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntcliff
      • Huntcliff [Aiken County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntcliff
    • New Ellenton [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Ellenton
      • New Ellenton [Aiken County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,186 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Ellenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Ellenton<2>
    • Graniteville [Aiken County]
  • Allendale County
    • Ulmer [Allendale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulmer
      • Ulmer [Allendale County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulmer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ulmer<2>
  • Bamberg County
    • Denmark [Bamberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denmark
      • Denmark [Bamberg County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denmark<2>
    • Bamberg [Bamberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bamberg
      • Bamberg [Bamberg County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,160 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bamberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bamberg<2>
    • Govan [Bamberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Govan
      • Govan [Bamberg County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Govan
    • Olar [Bamberg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olar
      • Olar [Bamberg County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 228 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olar<2>
  • Barnwell County
    • Whaley [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whaley
      • Whaley [Barnwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whaley
    • Williston [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williston
      • Williston [Barnwell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,912 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williston<2>
    • Elko [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elko
      • Elko [Barnwell County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elko
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elko<2>
    • Blackville [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackville
      • Blackville [Barnwell County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackville<2>
    • Hilda [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilda
      • Hilda [Barnwell County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 408 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilda<2>
    • Barnwell [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnwell
      • Barnwell [Barnwell County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnwell<2>
    • Snelling [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snelling
      • Snelling [Barnwell County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snelling have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snelling
    • Kline [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kline
      • Kline [Barnwell County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kline
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kline<2>
  • Calhoun County
    • Saint Matthews [Calhoun County]
    • Cameron [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cameron
      • Cameron [Calhoun County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cameron
  • Edgefield County
    • Johnston [Edgefield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnston
      • Johnston [Edgefield County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston<2>
    • Trenton [Edgefield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
      • Trenton [Edgefield County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<2>
    • Edgefield [Edgefield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgefield
      • Edgefield [Edgefield County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,825 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgefield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgefield<2>
  • Lancaster County
  • Lexington County
    • Pelion [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelion
      • Pelion [Lexington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelion<2>
    • Swansea [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swansea
      • Swansea [Lexington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swansea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swansea<2>
    • Gaston [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaston
      • Gaston [Lexington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaston<2>
    • Gilbert [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert
      • Gilbert [Lexington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<2>
    • Red Bank [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Bank
      • Red Bank [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Berlin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bank
    • Summit [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
      • Summit [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Glenn Village [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenn Village
      • Glenn Village [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenn Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenn Village
    • South Congaree [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Congaree
      • South Congaree [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Congaree have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Congaree
    • Pineridge [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineridge
      • Pineridge [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,419 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineridge
    • Clubhouse Crossroads [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clubhouse Crossroads
      • Clubhouse Crossroads [Lexington County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clubhouse Crossroads
    • Leesville [Lexington County]
    • Batesburg-Leesville [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesburg-Leesville
      • Batesburg-Leesville [Lexington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesburg-Leesville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesburg-Leesville
    • Batesburg [Lexington County]
  • Newberry County
    • Little Mountain [Newberry County]
    • Peak [Newberry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peak
      • Peak [Newberry County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the north of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peak<2>
    • Prosperity [Newberry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prosperity
      • Prosperity [Newberry County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the north of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prosperity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prosperity<2>
  • Orangeburg County
    • Woodford [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodford
      • Woodford [Orangeburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodford
    • North [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North
      • North [Orangeburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 699 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North<2>
    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<2>
    • Livingston [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
      • Livingston [Orangeburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
    • Neeses [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neeses
      • Neeses [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neeses
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neeses<2>
    • Norway [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norway
      • Norway [Orangeburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norway<2>
    • Bolen Town [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolen Town
      • Bolen Town [Orangeburg County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolen Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolen Town
    • Cope [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cope
      • Cope [Orangeburg County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 70 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cope<2>
    • Edisto [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edisto
      • Edisto [Orangeburg County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edisto have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edisto
    • Cordova [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cordova
      • Cordova [Orangeburg County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cordova
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cordova<2>
    • Jamison [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamison
      • Jamison [Orangeburg County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamison
    • Stilton [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stilton
      • Stilton [Orangeburg County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stilton
    • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangeburg
      • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,460 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orangeburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeburg<2>
  • Richland County
    • Columbia [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
      • Columbia [Richland County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 132,130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<2>
    • Hollywood [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Richland County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
    • Valencia Heights [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valencia Heights
      • Valencia Heights [Richland County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valencia Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valencia Heights
    • Saint Andrews [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Andrews
      • Saint Andrews [Richland County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Andrews have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Andrews
    • Capitol View [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capitol View
      • Capitol View [Richland County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capitol View
    • Forest Acres [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Acres
      • Forest Acres [Richland County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,269 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Acres
    • Hopkins [Richland County]
    • Pinewood [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinewood
      • Pinewood [Richland County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinewood
    • Brickyard Village [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brickyard Village
      • Brickyard Village [Richland County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brickyard Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brickyard Village
    • Ballentine [Richland County]
    • Belmont [Richland County]
    • White Rock [Richland County]
    • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia Lakes
      • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia Lakes
  • Saluda County
    • Ridge Spring [Saluda County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridge Spring
      • Ridge Spring [Saluda County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridge Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridge Spring<2>
    • Ward [Saluda County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ward
      • Ward [Saluda County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ward
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ward<2>
    • Saluda [Saluda County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saluda
      • Saluda [Saluda County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,566 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Berlin, see our County-by-County Page for Berlin.

Newspapers Published in Berlin ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 36 newspapers that have been published in the area around Berlin.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Berlin, there are papers which were published within 21 miles [33.8 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Berlin.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Berlin:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from South Carolina

Cemeteries Near Berlin ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Berlin.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Berlin covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Mt. Herman Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Herman Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Herman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Herman Cemetery
  • Hooker Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hooker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Tyler Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tyler Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tyler Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin.
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  • Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Berlin.
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  • Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Berlin.
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  • Scofield Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Scofield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Scofield Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Berlin.
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    • Hopewell Southern Methodist Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hopewell Southern Methodist Church Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hopewell Southern Methodist Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hopewell Southern Methodist Church Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin.
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    • Jeffcoat - Chaney Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jeffcoat - Chaney Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jeffcoat - Chaney Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin.
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    • Pine Grove Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pine Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pine Grove Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin.
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    • Bethcar Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Black Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Black Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Black Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Black Creek Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Berlin.
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    • St. Johns Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Johns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Johns Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Berlin.
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    • Gin Branch Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gin Branch Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gin Branch Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Berlin.
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    • Leaird Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Leaird Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Leaird Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Berlin.
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    • Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
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      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Salem Baptist Church Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Berlin.
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Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

While we didn't find Berlin in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Berlin.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Berlin, with the one closest to Berlin listed first.

  • Wagener [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagener
    • Wagener [Aiken County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wagener had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagener<2>
  • Perry [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perry
    • Perry [Aiken County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 70 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Perry had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<2>
  • Seivern [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seivern
    • Seivern [Aiken County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 55 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Seivern had a post office and railroad service
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  • Salley [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salley
    • Salley [Aiken County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 252 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Salley had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salley<2>
  • Sawyerdale [Orangeburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawyerdale
    • Sawyerdale [Orangeburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sawyerdale had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawyerdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Kitchings Mill [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kitchings Mill
    • Kitchings Mill [Aiken County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 92 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Kitchings Mill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kitchings Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Woodford [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodford
      • Woodford [Orangeburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 169 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Woodford had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 221 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Springfield had railroad service and no post office
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<2>
    • North [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North
      • North [Orangeburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 699 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, North had railroad service and no post office
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North<2>
    • Swansea [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swansea
      • Swansea [Lexington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Swansea had railroad service and no post office
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    • Boiling Spring [Orangeburg County] - Historic
      • While Boiling Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Spring
      • Boiling Spring [Orangeburg County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Berlin
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Boiling Spring had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Samaria [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Samaria
      • Samaria [Lexington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Berlin
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Samaria had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Samaria have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gaston [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaston
      • Gaston [Lexington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Berlin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gaston had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaston<2>
    • Whaley [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whaley
      • Whaley [Barnwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Berlin
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Whaley had a post office and railroad service
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    • Windsor [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [Aiken County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Berlin
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 60 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 143 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Windsor had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<2>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Berlin. See our List of 1890's Communities around Berlin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Aiken County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Aiken County: www.aikencounty.net/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Berlin) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berlin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6738, Longitude: -81.3037       In this case, the coordinates for Berlin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Berlin, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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