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Central, South Carolina
Welcome to Central ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Central has a population of 5,401 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Central.
Central is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Central lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Central lies within the (864) area code.
The ZIP code for Central: 29630<4>
Websites for Central ...
Official Website: www.cityofcentral.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Central had an population of 5,401 people. This is an increase of 4.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 53.35% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Central had a population of 5,159 people. This makes Central the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Central represents 0.11% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,159 people, the population of Central increased 46.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,522 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Central.
Communities Also Named Central ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Central - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (5), California, Florida, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Central.
Communities near Central ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Central.
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 Central. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Central.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Central. 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 Central.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Central. See our Newspapers Page for Central.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central ...
Looking for more information about Central? 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 Central, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Central.
Adding Central to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Central 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 Central was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Central on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Central on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Central: www.cityofcentral.org/
The official website for Pickens County: www.co.pickens.sc.us/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022