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Welcome to Howe ...

Howe is located in Florence County<1>.

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

Howe is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Howe lies within the (843) area code.

Communities Also Named Howe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Howe - they are located in Alabama, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Howe ...

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

  • Florence [Florence County]
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    • Florence [Florence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Howe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,467 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<5>
  • Lake City [Florence County]
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    • Lake City [Florence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Howe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,445 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City<5>
  • Darlington [Darlington County]
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    • Darlington [Darlington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Howe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,901 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darlington<5>
  • Timmonsville [Florence County]
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    • Timmonsville [Florence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Howe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timmonsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pamplico [Florence County]
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      • Pamplico [Florence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Howe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,208 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pamplico<5>
    • Lamar [Darlington County]
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      • Lamar [Darlington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Howe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lamar<5>
    • Quinby [Florence County]
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      • Quinby [Florence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Howe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinby<5>
    • Scranton [Florence County]
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      • Scranton [Florence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Howe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<5>
    • Coward [Florence County]
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      • Coward [Florence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Howe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coward<5>
    • Olanta [Florence County]
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      • Olanta [Florence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Howe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 551 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olanta<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 Howe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Howe.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Howe ...

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

Adding Howe to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Florence County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.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 Florence, 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 Howe - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Howe) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1340, Longitude: -79.7581       In this case, the coordinates for Howe 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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