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Welcome to Coward ...

The town of Coward is located in Florence County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Coward has a population of 769 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Coward is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Coward: (843)

The ZIP code for Coward: 29530<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coward had an population of 769 people. This is an increase of 2.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coward had a population of 752 people. This makes Coward the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Coward represents 0.02% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 752 people, the population of Coward increased 15.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 650 people).

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

Communities near Coward ...

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

  • Florence [Florence County]
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    • Florence [Florence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Coward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,467 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<6>
  • Lake City [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
    • Lake City [Florence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Coward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City<6>
  • Timmonsville [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Timmonsville
    • Timmonsville [Florence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Coward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timmonsville<6>
  • Pamplico [Florence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pamplico
    • Pamplico [Florence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Coward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,208 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pamplico
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pamplico<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Quinby [Florence County]
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      • Quinby [Florence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Coward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinby<6>
    • Turbeville [Clarendon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turbeville
      • Turbeville [Clarendon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Coward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 783 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turbeville<6>
    • Olanta [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olanta
      • Olanta [Florence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Coward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 551 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olanta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olanta<6>
    • Lynchburg [Lee County]
    • Cusac Crossroads [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cusac Crossroads
      • Cusac Crossroads [Florence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Coward
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cusac Crossroads
    • Effingham [Florence County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coward ...

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

Adding Coward to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.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 Florence, 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 Coward.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coward - 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 Coward). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Coward 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coward) 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 Coward. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CowardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9721, Longitude: -79.7487    
<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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