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Georgetown, South Carolina
Welcome to Georgetown ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Georgetown has a population of 8,843 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Georgetown.
Georgetown is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Georgetown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Georgetown is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.
The ZIP codes for Georgetown: 29440, 29442<4>
Websites for Georgetown ...
Official Website: www.cityofgeorgetownsc.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.georgetowncountychamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Georgetown had an population of 8,843 people. This is a decrease of 3.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Georgetown had a population of 9,163 people (or 15.23% of the total population of Georgetown County). This makes Georgetown the county's most populous community.
The population of Georgetown represents 0.2% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,163 people, the population of Georgetown increased 2.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,950 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Georgetown.
Communities Also Named Georgetown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Georgetown: This one is located in Georgetown County and the other is located in Pickens County.
Beyond South Carolina, there are 109 communities that are also named Georgetown - they are located in Alabama (5), Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), North Carolina (6), Ohio (9), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Georgetown.
Communities near Georgetown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Georgetown.
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 Georgetown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Georgetown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Georgetown. 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 Georgetown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Georgetown. Our list includes 38 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Georgetown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Georgetown ...
Looking for more information about Georgetown? 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 Georgetown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Georgetown.
Adding Georgetown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Georgetown 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 Georgetown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Georgetown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Georgetown on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Georgetown: www.cityofgeorgetownsc.com/
The official website for Georgetown County: www.georgetowncountysc.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022