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Welcome to Dovesville ...

Dovesville is located in Darlington County<1>.

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

Dovesville is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Dovesville is located in the (843) area code.

Communities Also Named Dovesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Dovesville - it's located in Virginia.

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

Communities near Dovesville ...

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

  • Florence [Florence County]
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    • Florence [Florence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Dovesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,467 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<5>
  • Hartsville [Darlington County]
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    • Hartsville [Darlington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Dovesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,479 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<5>
  • Bennettsville [Marlboro County]
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    • Bennettsville [Marlboro County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Dovesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,455 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennettsville<5>
  • Darlington [Darlington County]
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    • Darlington [Darlington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Dovesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,901 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darlington<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Timmonsville [Florence County]
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      • Timmonsville [Florence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Dovesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timmonsville<5>
    • Pine Ridge [Darlington County]
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      • Pine Ridge [Darlington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Dovesville
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    • Lamar [Darlington County]
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      • Lamar [Darlington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Dovesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lamar<5>
    • Quinby [Florence County]
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      • Quinby [Florence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Dovesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinby<5>
    • Society Hill [Darlington County]
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      • Society Hill [Darlington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Dovesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Society Hill<5>
    • Patrick [Chesterfield County]
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      • Patrick [Chesterfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Dovesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patrick<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dovesville ...

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

Adding Dovesville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Darlington County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Darlington County: www.darcosc.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 Darlington, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Dovesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dovesville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dovesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4024, Longitude: -79.8951       In this case, the coordinates for Dovesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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