A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Cotton, South Carolina
Welcome to Cotton ...
So far, we have found very little information about Cotton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Cotton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Cotton, please Contact Us.
The location of Cotton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Cotton is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Cotton was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Cotton once stood is in the (803) area code.
Websites for Cotton ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.yorkcountychamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cotton, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Cotton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Cotton - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cotton.
Communities near Cotton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cotton.
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 Cotton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cotton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cotton. 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 Cotton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cotton. See our Newspapers Page for Cotton.
Adding Cotton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cotton in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cotton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cotton on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for York County: www.yorkcountygov.com/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022