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Drayton, South Carolina
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Welcome to Drayton ...

Drayton is located in Spartanburg County<1>.

Drayton is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Drayton is located in the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Drayton: 29333<3>

Communities Also Named Drayton ...

While we believe that this Drayton is located in Spartanburg County, we know of another 2 South Carolina communities named Drayton. Those communities are located in the following counties: Berkeley and Charleston County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 5 communities that are also named Drayton - they are located in Georgia, North Dakota and Ontario.

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

Communities near Drayton ...

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

  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Drayton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<5>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Drayton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<5>
  • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Drayton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<5>
  • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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    • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Drayton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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      • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Drayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<5>
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Drayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<5>
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Drayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,604 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet<5>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Drayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<5>
    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
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      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Drayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<5>
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Drayton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<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 Drayton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Drayton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Drayton ...

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

Adding Drayton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/

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 Spartanburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Drayton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Drayton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Drayton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Drayton) 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 Drayton. 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 DraytonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drayton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9698, Longitude: -81.9061    
<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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