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Welcome to Boiling Spring ...

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

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


Boiling Spring would have been located within present day Orangeburg County<2>.

The location of Boiling Spring has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

A typical abbreviation for Boiling Spring: Boiling Spg. (or less commonly used: Boiling Spng. or Boiling Sprng.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Boiling Spring is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Boiling Spring was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Boiling Spring would have been located in the (803) area code.

Communities Also Named Boiling Spring ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Boiling Spring - they are located in Alabama, Kentucky, Nevada and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Boiling Spring ...

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

  • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County]
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    • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Boiling Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,460 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeburg<6>
  • Bamberg [Bamberg County]
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    • Bamberg [Bamberg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Boiling Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,160 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bamberg<6>
  • Denmark [Bamberg County]
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    • Denmark [Bamberg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Boiling Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,902 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denmark<6>
  • Blackville [Barnwell County]
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    • Blackville [Barnwell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Boiling Spring
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gaston [Lexington County]
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      • Gaston [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Boiling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaston<6>
    • Swansea [Lexington County]
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      • Swansea [Lexington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Boiling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swansea<6>
    • Wagener [Aiken County]
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      • Wagener [Aiken County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Boiling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagener<6>
    • Pelion [Lexington County]
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      • Pelion [Lexington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Boiling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelion<6>
    • North [Orangeburg County]
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      • North [Orangeburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Boiling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 699 people
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    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
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      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Boiling Spring
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<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 Boiling Spring. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Boiling Spring.

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

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

Adding Boiling Spring to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Boiling Spring in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Boiling Spring was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Orangeburg County: www.orangeburgcounty.org/

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

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 Boiling Spring, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Orangeburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Boiling Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Boiling Spring) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boiling Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5438, Longitude: -81.1001       In this case, the coordinates for Boiling Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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