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Welcome to Cayce ...

The city of Cayce is located in Lexington County<1>.

The pronunciation of Cayce: KAY-see<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cayce has a population of 14,046 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Cayce is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Cayce: (803)

The ZIP code for Cayce: 29033<5>

Websites for Cayce ...

Official Website: www.cityofcayce-sc.gov/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cayce had an population of 14,046 people. This is an increase of 12.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cayce had a population of 12,528 people. This makes Cayce the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Cayce represents 0.27% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,528 people, the population of Cayce increased 3.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,150 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cayce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Cayce - they are located in Kentucky (2) and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Cayce ...

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

  • Lexington [Lexington County]
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    • Lexington [Lexington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Cayce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,716 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<7>
  • Irmo [Lexington County]
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    • Irmo [Lexington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Cayce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,734 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irmo<7>
  • Forest Acres [Richland County]
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    • Forest Acres [Richland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Cayce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,269 people
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  • Blythewood [Richland County]
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    • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Cayce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gaston [Lexington County]
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      • Gaston [Lexington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Cayce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaston<7>
    • Swansea [Lexington County]
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      • Swansea [Lexington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Cayce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swansea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swansea<7>
    • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County]
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      • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Cayce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pelion [Lexington County]
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      • Pelion [Lexington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Cayce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelion<7>
    • Gilbert [Lexington County]
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      • Gilbert [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Cayce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<7>
    • Oak Grove [Lexington County]
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      • Oak Grove [Lexington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Cayce
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cayce ...

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

Adding Cayce to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Lexington County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cayce: www.cityofcayce-sc.gov/

The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.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 Lexington, 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 Cayce. 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 Cayce.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cayce - 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 city (such as Cayce). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cayce 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cayce) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cayce. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CayceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cayce. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9653, Longitude: -81.0740    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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