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Welcome to Creston ...

Creston is located in Calhoun County<1>.

Creston is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Creston: (803)

Communities Also Named Creston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Creston - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Creston ...

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

  • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County]
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    • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Creston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,460 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeburg<4>
  • Saint Matthews [Calhoun County]
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    • Saint Matthews [Calhoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Creston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,903 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Matthews<4>
  • Summerton [Clarendon County]
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    • Summerton [Clarendon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Creston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 916 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerton<4>
  • Santee [Orangeburg County]
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    • Santee [Orangeburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Creston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santee<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bowman [Orangeburg County]
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      • Bowman [Orangeburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Creston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 878 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowman<4>
    • Eastover [Richland County]
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      • Eastover [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Creston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastover<4>
    • Elloree [Orangeburg County]
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      • Elloree [Orangeburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Creston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elloree<4>
    • Pinewood [Sumter County]
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      • Pinewood [Sumter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Creston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinewood<4>
    • Cameron [Calhoun County]
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      • Cameron [Calhoun County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Creston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cameron have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rowesville [Orangeburg County]
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      • Rowesville [Orangeburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Creston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowesville<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 Creston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Creston.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Creston ...

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

Adding Creston to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Calhoun, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Creston - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Creston) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Creston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CrestonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5970, Longitude: -80.6473    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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