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Bishop Town, South Carolina

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So far, we have found very little information about Bishop Town. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Bishop Town to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Bishop Town, please Contact Us.

As far as we can tell, Bishop Town has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Bishop Town, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Union [Union County]
  • Jonesville [Union County]
  • Whitmire [Newberry County]
  • Carlisle [Union County]
  • Clinton [Laurens County]
  • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
  • Central Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Pacolet
    • Central Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of Bishop Town
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central Pacolet have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Pacolet
  • Lockhart [Union County]
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Union County ...

Bishop Town is located in Union County<5>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Union County.

Miscellaneous Information for Bishop Town ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Union County or the community of Bishop Town:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Bishop Town:
    • GNIS ID for Bishop Town: 1232832
    • GNIS ID for Union County: 1248017
    • GNIS ID for State of South Carolina: 1779799
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Bishop Town would have been located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Bishop Town.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Bishop Town, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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- Bishop Town) 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 Bishop Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bishop TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bishop Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6629, Longitude: -81.7193       In this case, the coordinates for Bishop Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Union, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.






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