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Welcome to Heath Springs ...

The town of Heath Springs is located in Lancaster County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Heath Springs: Heath Spgs. (or less commonly used: Heath Spngs. or Heath Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Heath Springs has a population of 1,022 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Heath Springs is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Heath Springs: (803)

The ZIP code for Heath Springs: 29058<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Heath Springs had an population of 1,022 people. This is an increase of 29.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Heath Springs had a population of 790 people. This makes Heath Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Heath Springs represents 0.02% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 790 people, the population of Heath Springs decreased 8.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 864 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Heath Springs.

Communities near Heath Springs ...

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

  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Heath Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,156 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<6>
  • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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    • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Heath Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<6>
  • Great Falls [Chester County]
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    • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Heath Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<6>
  • Fort Lawn [Chester County]
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    • Fort Lawn [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Heath Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Lawn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Lawn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
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      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Heath Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<6>
    • Elgin [Lancaster County]
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      • Elgin [Lancaster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Heath Springs
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    • Primus [Lancaster County]
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      • Primus [Lancaster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Heath Springs
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    • Union [Lancaster County]
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      • Union [Lancaster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Heath Springs
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    • Bell Town [Lancaster County]
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      • Bell Town [Lancaster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Heath Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bell Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Irwin [Lancaster County]
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      • Irwin [Lancaster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Heath Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irwin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Heath Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Heath Springs.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Heath Springs ...

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

Adding Heath Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Heath Springs 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 Heath Springs was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Heath Springs on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Carolina (1956).

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

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About Lancaster County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancastercountysc.net/

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 Lancaster, 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 Heath Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Heath Springs - 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 Heath Springs). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Heath Springs 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Heath Springs) 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 Heath Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Heath SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heath Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5921, Longitude: -80.6752    
<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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