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Blythewood, South Carolina
(Richland County)

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Welcome to Blythewood ...

The town of Blythewood is located in Richland County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blythewood has a population of 4,134 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Blythewood is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Blythewood: (803)

The ZIP code for Blythewood: 29016<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blythewood had an population of 4,134 people. This is an increase of 103.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2,331.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blythewood had a population of 2,034 people. This makes Blythewood the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Blythewood represents 0.04% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,034 people, the population of Blythewood increased 1,096.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 170 people).

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

Communities Also Named Blythewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Blythewood: This one is located in Richland County and the other is located in Fairfield County.

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

Communities near Blythewood ...

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

  • Columbia [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Richland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Blythewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 132,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • West Columbia [Lexington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Columbia
    • West Columbia [Lexington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Blythewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Columbia<6>
  • Cayce [Lexington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayce
    • Cayce [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Blythewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,994 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayce<6>
  • Irmo [Lexington County]
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    • Irmo [Lexington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Blythewood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,734 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irmo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irmo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest Acres [Richland County]
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      • Forest Acres [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Blythewood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,269 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Acres
    • Winnsboro [Fairfield County]
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      • Winnsboro [Fairfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Blythewood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<6>
    • Springdale [Lexington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springdale
      • Springdale [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Blythewood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,732 people
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    • Elgin [Kershaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
      • Elgin [Kershaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Blythewood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<6>
    • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia Lakes
      • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Blythewood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia Lakes
    • Ridgeway [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Blythewood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blythewood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Richland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richland County: www.richlandonline.com/

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 Richland, 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 Blythewood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blythewood - 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 Blythewood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blythewood 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blythewood) 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 Blythewood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlythewoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blythewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2158, Longitude: -80.9781    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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