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Welcome to Furman ...

The town of Furman is located in Hampton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Furman has a population of 220 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Furman.

Furman is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Furman: (803)

The ZIP code for Furman: 29921<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Furman had an population of 220 people. This is a decrease of 7.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Furman had a population of 239 people. This makes Furman the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 239 people, the population of Furman decreased 16.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 286 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Furman.

Communities Also Named Furman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Furman - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Illinois and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Furman ...

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

  • Ridgeland
  • Two Sisters Ferry
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Two Sisters Ferry
    • Two Sisters Ferry lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Furman.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,063 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Two Sisters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Two Sisters Ferry
  • Hampton
  • Varnville
  • Estill
  • Fairfax
  • Yemassee
  • Haddonville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haddonville
    • Haddonville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Furman.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haddonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haddonville
  • Brunson
  • Newington
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    • Newington lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Furman.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 264 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newington<6>

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 Furman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Furman.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Furman ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Hampton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Furman.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Furman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Furman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Furman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Furman) 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 Furman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FurmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Furman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6812, Longitude: -81.1875    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.




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