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Welcome to Hornsboro ...

Hornsboro is located in Chesterfield County<1>.

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

Hornsboro is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hornsboro: (843)

Communities Also Named Hornsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hornsboro - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Hornsboro ...

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

  • Wadesboro [Anson County]
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    • Wadesboro [Anson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Hornsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,242 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadesboro<5>
  • Wingate [Union County]
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    • Wingate [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Hornsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,724 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wingate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wingate<5>
  • Marshville [Union County]
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    • Marshville [Union County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Hornsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,835 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshville<5>
  • Pageland [Chesterfield County]
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    • Pageland [Chesterfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Hornsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,535 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pageland<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Polkton [Anson County]
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      • Polkton [Anson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Hornsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Chesterfield [Chesterfield County]
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      • Chesterfield [Chesterfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Hornsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,401 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterfield<5>
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
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      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Hornsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
    • Morven [Anson County]
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      • Morven [Anson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Hornsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
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    • Peachland [Anson County]
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      • Peachland [Anson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Hornsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peachland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachland<5>
    • Ruby [Chesterfield County]
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      • Ruby [Chesterfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Hornsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruby<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 Hornsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hornsboro.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hornsboro ...

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

Adding Hornsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Hornsboro on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Chesterfield, 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 Hornsboro - 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' (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- Hornsboro) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hornsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7979, Longitude: -80.2887       In this case, the coordinates for Hornsboro 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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