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Welcome to Cooper ...

Cooper is located in Williamsburg County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Cooper: 'COO-pur' or 'CUP-puh'<3>

Cooper is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cooper lies within the (843) area code.

Communities Also Named Cooper ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Cooper - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey (2), New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Cooper ...

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

  • Kingstree [Williamsburg County]
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    • Kingstree [Williamsburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Cooper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,989 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingstree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingstree<6>
  • Andrews [Georgetown County]
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    • Andrews [Georgetown County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Cooper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,866 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andrews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andrews<6>
  • Johnsonville [Florence County]
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    • Johnsonville [Florence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Cooper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,472 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnsonville<6>
  • Lane [Williamsburg County]
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    • Lane [Williamsburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Cooper
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lane<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hemingway [Williamsburg County]
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      • Hemingway [Williamsburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Cooper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 385 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hemingway<6>
    • Stuckey [Williamsburg County]
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      • Stuckey [Williamsburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Cooper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stuckey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jamestown [Berkeley County]
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      • Jamestown [Berkeley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Cooper
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
    • Snow Town [Williamsburg County]
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      • Snow Town [Williamsburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Cooper
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Nesmith [Williamsburg County]
    • Willie Towne [Georgetown County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willie Towne
      • Willie Towne [Georgetown County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Cooper
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willie Towne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Cooper. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cooper.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cooper ...

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

Adding Cooper to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Williamsburg County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Williamsburg County: www.williamsburgsc.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 Williamsburg, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Cooper. 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cooper - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Cooper) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cooper. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5663, Longitude: -79.6101       In this case, the coordinates for Cooper have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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