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Welcome to Floyd ...

Floyd is located in Darlington County<1>.

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

Floyd is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Floyd: (843)

Communities Also Named Floyd ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Floyd - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Floyd ...

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

  • Florence [Florence County]
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    • Florence [Florence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Floyd
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Floyd
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,479 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<5>
  • Darlington [Darlington County]
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    • Darlington [Darlington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Floyd
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,901 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darlington<5>
  • Timmonsville [Florence County]
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    • Timmonsville [Florence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Floyd
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timmonsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timmonsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pine Ridge [Darlington County]
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      • Pine Ridge [Darlington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Floyd
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    • Lamar [Darlington County]
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      • Lamar [Darlington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Floyd
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Floyd
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Floyd
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Floyd
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 329 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patrick<5>
    • Blenheim [Marlboro County]
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      • Blenheim [Marlboro County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Floyd
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 139 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blenheim<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 Floyd. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Floyd.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Floyd ...

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

Adding Floyd to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Darlington County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Floyd. 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 Floyd - 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 from Point A (ie- Floyd) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Floyd. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3710, Longitude: -79.9037       In this case, the coordinates for Floyd 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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