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Welcome to Bethune ...

The town of Bethune is located in Kershaw County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bethune has a population of 350 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bethune.

Bethune is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bethune lies within the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Bethune: 29009<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bethune had an population of 350 people. This is an increase of 4.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bethune had a population of 334 people. This makes Bethune the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 334 people, the population of Bethune decreased 5.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 352 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bethune.

Communities Also Named Bethune ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Bethune - they are located in California, Colorado and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Bethune ...

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

  • Hartsville [Darlington County]
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    • Hartsville [Darlington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Bethune
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<6>
  • Camden [Kershaw County]
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    • Camden [Kershaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Bethune
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<6>
  • Bishopville [Lee County]
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    • Bishopville [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Bethune
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,948 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bishopville<6>
  • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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    • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Bethune
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pine Ridge [Darlington County]
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      • Pine Ridge [Darlington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Bethune
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    • McBee [Chesterfield County]
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      • McBee [Chesterfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bethune
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McBee<6>
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
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      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Bethune
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<6>
    • Cassatt [Kershaw County]
    • Angelus [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angelus
      • Angelus [Chesterfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Bethune
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angelus
    • Alcot [Lee County]
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      • Alcot [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Bethune
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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 Bethune. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bethune.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bethune ...

Looking for more information about Bethune? 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 Bethune, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bethune.

Adding Bethune to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bethune 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 Bethune was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Kershaw County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bethune. 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 Kershaw, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bethune.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bethune - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Bethune). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bethune or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bethune) 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 Bethune. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BethuneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bethune. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4136, Longitude: -80.3474    
<6>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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