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Welcome to Briarwood ...

Briarwood is located in Dorchester County<1>.

The location of Briarwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Briarwood is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Briarwood is located in the (843) area code.

Communities Also Named Briarwood ...

While we believe that this Briarwood is located in Dorchester County, we know of another 3 South Carolina communities named Briarwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Horry, Pickens and Richland County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 36 communities that are also named Briarwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (7), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (4), Mississippi (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (3), Utah and Virginia (5).

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

Communities near Briarwood ...

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

  • Charleston [Charleston County]
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    • Charleston [Charleston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Briarwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 139,714 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<5>
  • North Charleston [Berkeley County]
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    • North Charleston [Berkeley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Briarwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 118,752 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Charleston<5>
  • Goose Creek [Berkeley County]
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    • Goose Creek [Berkeley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Briarwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,972 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goose Creek<5>
  • Hanahan [Berkeley County]
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    • Hanahan [Berkeley County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Briarwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,280 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanahan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County]
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      • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,497 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moncks Corner<5>
    • Hollywood [Charleston County]
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      • Hollywood [Charleston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,268 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<5>
    • Ravenel [Charleston County]
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      • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel<5>
    • Ridgeville [Dorchester County]
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      • Ridgeville [Dorchester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,841 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeville<5>
    • Meggett [Charleston County]
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      • Meggett [Charleston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,304 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meggett<5>
    • Cottageville [Colleton County]
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      • Cottageville [Colleton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottageville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottageville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Briarwood ...

Looking for more information about Briarwood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Briarwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Briarwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Dorchester County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dorchester County: www.dorchestercounty.net/

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 Dorchester, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Briarwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Briarwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briarwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9902, Longitude: -80.1748       In this case, the coordinates for Briarwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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