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Welcome to Dudley ...

Dudley is located in Chesterfield County<1>.

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

Dudley is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Dudley: (843)

Communities Also Named Dudley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Dudley - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Dudley ...

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

  • Monroe [Union County]
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    • Monroe [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Dudley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<5>
  • Waxhaw [Union County]
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    • Waxhaw [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Dudley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,987 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waxhaw<5>
  • Wesley Chapel [Union County]
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    • Wesley Chapel [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Dudley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,476 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesley Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesley Chapel<5>
  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Dudley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,156 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wingate [Union County]
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      • Wingate [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,724 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wingate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wingate<5>
    • Mineral Springs [Union County]
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      • Mineral Springs [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Springs<5>
    • Marshville [Union County]
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      • Marshville [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshville<5>
    • Pageland [Chesterfield County]
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      • Pageland [Chesterfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,535 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pageland<5>
    • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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      • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<5>
    • Heath Springs [Lancaster County]
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      • Heath Springs [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Dudley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heath Springs<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 Dudley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dudley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dudley ...

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

Adding Dudley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Dudley on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in South Carolina

About Chesterfield County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dudley. 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 Chesterfield, 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 Dudley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Dudley) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dudley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7810, Longitude: -80.4976       In this case, the coordinates for Dudley 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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