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Florence, South Carolina
Welcome to Florence ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Florence has a population of 38,505 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Florence.
Florence is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Florence lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Florence is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.
The ZIP codes for Florence: 29501-29506<4>
Websites for Florence ...
Official Website: www.cityofflorence.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.florencescchamber.com/
Junior League: www.jrleagueofflorence.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Florence had an population of 38,505 people. This is an increase of 3.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.3% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Florence had a population of 37,056 people (which is 27.07% of the total population of Florence County). This makes Florence the county's most populous community.
The population of Florence represents 0.8% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 37,056 people, the population of Florence increased 22.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 30,248 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Florence.
Communities Also Named Florence ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 63 communities that are also named Florence - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota (3), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Florence.
Communities near Florence ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Florence.
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 Florence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Florence.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Florence. 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 Florence.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Florence. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Florence.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Florence ...
Looking for more information about Florence? 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 Florence, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Florence.
Adding Florence to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Florence 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 Florence was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Florence on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Florence on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Florence: www.cityofflorence.com/
The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022