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Welcome to Garnett ...

Garnett is located in Hampton County<1>.

Garnett is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Garnett is within the boundaries of the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Garnett: 29922<3>

Communities Also Named Garnett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Garnett - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Virginia.

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

Communities near Garnett ...

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

  • Springfield [Effingham County]
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    • Springfield [Effingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Garnett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,063 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<5>
  • Ridgeland [Jasper County]
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    • Ridgeland [Jasper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Garnett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,868 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<5>
  • Two Sisters Ferry [Effingham County]
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    • Two Sisters Ferry [Effingham County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Garnett
    • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hampton [Hampton County]
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    • Hampton [Hampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Garnett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,488 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Varnville [Hampton County]
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      • Varnville [Hampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Garnett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,949 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnville<5>
    • Estill [Hampton County]
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      • Estill [Hampton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Garnett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,845 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estill<5>
    • Haddonville [Effingham County]
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      • Haddonville [Effingham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Garnett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haddonville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newington [Screven County]
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      • Newington [Screven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Garnett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 264 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newington<5>
    • Gifford [Hampton County]
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      • Gifford [Hampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Garnett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 261 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gifford<5>
    • Oliver [Screven County]
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      • Oliver [Screven County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Garnett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 228 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oliver<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 Garnett. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Garnett.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garnett ...

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

Adding Garnett to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Hampton County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hampton County: www.hamptoncountysc.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 Hampton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garnett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Garnett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Garnett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Garnett) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Garnett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GarnettOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garnett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6065, Longitude: -81.2433    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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