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Welcome to Cold Point ...

Cold Point is located in Laurens County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Cold Point: Cold Pt.

Cold Point is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Cold Point is within the boundaries of the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Cold Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cold Point - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Cold Point ...

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

  • Greenwood [Greenwood County]
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    • Greenwood [Greenwood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Cold Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,356 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<4>
  • Laurens [Laurens County]
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    • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Cold Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<4>
  • Clinton [Laurens County]
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    • Clinton [Laurens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Cold Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,304 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<4>
  • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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    • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Cold Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County]
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      • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Cold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,152 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ware Shoals<4>
    • Ninety Six [Greenwood County]
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      • Ninety Six [Greenwood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Cold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,043 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ninety Six<4>
    • Gray Court [Laurens County]
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      • Gray Court [Laurens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Cold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray Court<4>
    • Cross Hill [Laurens County]
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      • Cross Hill [Laurens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Cold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Hill<4>
    • Donalds [Abbeville County]
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      • Donalds [Abbeville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Cold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donalds<4>
    • Waterloo [Laurens County]
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      • Waterloo [Laurens County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Cold Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 170 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cold Point ...

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

Adding Cold Point to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Laurens County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscountysc.org/

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 Laurens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cold Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Cold Point) 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 Cold Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cold PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cold Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4219, Longitude: -82.0460    
<4>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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