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Welcome to Blenheim ...

The town of Blenheim is located in Marlboro County<1>.

The pronunciation of Blenheim: BLEN-um<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blenheim has a population of 141 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Blenheim is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Blenheim is within the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Blenheim: 29516<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blenheim had an population of 141 people. This is a decrease of 8.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blenheim had a population of 154 people. This makes Blenheim the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 154 people, the population of Blenheim increased 12.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 137 people).

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

Communities Also Named Blenheim ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Blenheim - they are located in Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Blenheim ...

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

  • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
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    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Blenheim
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurinburg<8>
  • Bennettsville [Marlboro County]
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    • Bennettsville [Marlboro County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Blenheim
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,455 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennettsville<8>
  • Dillon [Dillon County]
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    • Dillon [Dillon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Blenheim
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillon<8>
  • Darlington [Darlington County]
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    • Darlington [Darlington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Blenheim
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,901 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darlington<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
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      • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Blenheim
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<8>
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
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      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Blenheim
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<8>
    • Latta [Dillon County]
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      • Latta [Dillon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Blenheim
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,273 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latta<8>
    • Clio [Marlboro County]
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      • Clio [Marlboro County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Blenheim
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 645 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<8>
    • Society Hill [Darlington County]
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      • Society Hill [Darlington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Blenheim
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Society Hill<8>
    • Gibson [Scotland County]
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      • Gibson [Scotland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Blenheim
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibson<8>

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 Blenheim. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blenheim.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blenheim ...

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

Adding Blenheim to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blenheim 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 Blenheim was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Marlboro County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marlboro County: www.marlborocounty.sc.gov/

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 Marlboro, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Blenheim. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blenheim.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blenheim - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Blenheim). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blenheim or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blenheim) 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 Blenheim. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlenheimOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blenheim. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5107, Longitude: -79.6530    
<7>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.
<8>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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