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Welcome to Chesterfield ...

The town of Chesterfield is located in Chesterfield County<1> and is the County Seat for Chesterfield County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chesterfield has a population of 1,410 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Chesterfield is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Chesterfield: (843)

The ZIP code for Chesterfield: 29709<4>

Websites for Chesterfield ...

Official Website: www.chesterfield-sc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chesterfield had an population of 1,410 people. This is a decrease of 4.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chesterfield had a population of 1,472 people. This makes Chesterfield the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Chesterfield represents 0.03% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,472 people, the population of Chesterfield increased 11.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,318 people).

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

Communities Also Named Chesterfield ...

While we believe that this Chesterfield is located in Chesterfield County, we know of another 2 South Carolina communities named Chesterfield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Beaufort and Charleston County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 28 communities that are also named Chesterfield - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia (4).

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

Communities near Chesterfield ...

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

  • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
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    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Chesterfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cheraw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<6>
  • Wadesboro [Anson County]
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    • Wadesboro [Anson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Chesterfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadesboro<6>
  • Pageland [Chesterfield County]
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    • Pageland [Chesterfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Chesterfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,535 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pageland<6>
  • Polkton [Anson County]
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    • Polkton [Anson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Chesterfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
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      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Chesterfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<6>
    • Lilesville [Anson County]
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      • Lilesville [Anson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Chesterfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 482 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lilesville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lilesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lilesville<6>
    • Morven [Anson County]
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      • Morven [Anson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Chesterfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
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    • Ruby [Chesterfield County]
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      • Ruby [Chesterfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Chesterfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruby<6>
    • Patrick [Chesterfield County]
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      • Patrick [Chesterfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Chesterfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patrick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patrick<6>
    • Mount Croghan [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Croghan
      • Mount Croghan [Chesterfield County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Chesterfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Croghan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Croghan<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 Chesterfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chesterfield.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chesterfield ...

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

Adding Chesterfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chesterfield: www.chesterfield-sc.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 Chesterfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chesterfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chesterfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Chesterfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chesterfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Chesterfield) 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 Chesterfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChesterfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chesterfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7360, Longitude: -80.0884    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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