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Welcome to Cantey ...

Cantey is located in Kershaw County<1>.

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

Cantey is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Cantey is located in the (803) area code.

Communities near Cantey ...

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

  • Camden [Kershaw County]
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    • Camden [Kershaw County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Cantey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<5>
  • Blythewood [Richland County]
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    • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Cantey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<5>
  • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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    • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Cantey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<5>
  • Elgin [Kershaw County]
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    • Elgin [Kershaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Cantey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heath Springs [Lancaster County]
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      • Heath Springs [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Cantey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,054 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heath Springs<5>
    • Bethune [Kershaw County]
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      • Bethune [Kershaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Cantey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 354 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethune<5>
    • Ridgeway [Fairfield County]
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      • Ridgeway [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Cantey
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<5>
    • Lafayette Village [Kershaw County]
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      • Lafayette Village [Kershaw County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Cantey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Log Town [Kershaw County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Log Town
      • Log Town [Kershaw County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Cantey
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Log Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lugoff [Kershaw County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cantey ...

Looking for more information about Cantey? 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 Cantey, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cantey.

Adding Cantey to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Kershaw County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Kershaw, 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 Cantey - 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 from Point A (ie- Cantey) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cantey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3446, Longitude: -80.6784       In this case, the coordinates for Cantey 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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