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Welcome to Ekom ...

Ekom is located in Laurens County<1>.

Ekom is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ekom lies within the (864) area code.

Communities near Ekom ...

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

  • Greenwood [Greenwood County]
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    • Greenwood [Greenwood County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Ekom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,356 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<4>
  • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Ekom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<4>
  • Laurens [Laurens County]
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    • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Ekom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<4>
  • Clinton [Laurens County]
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    • Clinton [Laurens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Ekom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,304 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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      • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Ekom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<4>
    • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County]
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      • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Ekom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,152 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ware Shoals<4>
    • Ninety Six [Greenwood County]
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      • Ninety Six [Greenwood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Ekom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,043 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ninety Six<4>
    • Due West [Abbeville County]
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      • Due West [Abbeville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Ekom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,198 people
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    • Gray Court [Laurens County]
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      • Gray Court [Laurens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Ekom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray Court<4>
    • Cross Hill [Laurens County]
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      • Cross Hill [Laurens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Ekom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Hill<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 Ekom. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ekom.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ekom ...

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

Adding Ekom to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Laurens County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscountysc.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 Laurens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ekom - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ekom) 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 Ekom. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EkomOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ekom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4314, Longitude: -82.1408    
<4>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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