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Welcome to Irmo ...

The town of Irmo is primarily located in Lexington County<1>. A portion of Irmo extends into Richland County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Irmo has a population of 12,527 people<2> (see below for details).

Irmo was established in 1890.

The community of Irmo is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Irmo: (803)

The ZIP code for Irmo: 29063<4>

Websites for Irmo ...

Official Website: www.townofirmosc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Irmo had an population of 12,527 people. This is an increase of 12.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Irmo had a population of 11,097 people. This makes Irmo the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Irmo represents 0.24% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,097 people, the population of Irmo has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,039 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Irmo.

Communities near Irmo ...

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

  • Columbia [Richland County]
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    • Columbia [Richland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Irmo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 132,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Lexington [Lexington County]
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    • Lexington [Lexington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Irmo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,716 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
  • West Columbia [Lexington County]
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    • West Columbia [Lexington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Irmo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,109 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Columbia<6>
  • Cayce [Lexington County]
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    • Cayce [Lexington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Irmo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,994 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayce<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest Acres [Richland County]
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      • Forest Acres [Richland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Irmo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,269 people
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    • Blythewood [Richland County]
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      • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Irmo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<6>
    • Springdale [Lexington County]
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      • Springdale [Lexington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Irmo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,732 people
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    • South Congaree [Lexington County]
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      • South Congaree [Lexington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Irmo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Congaree have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pineridge [Lexington County]
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      • Pineridge [Lexington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Irmo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,419 people
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    • Gaston [Lexington County]
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      • Gaston [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Irmo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaston<6>

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 Irmo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Irmo.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Irmo ...

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

Adding Irmo to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Lexington County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Irmo: www.townofirmosc.com/

The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.com/

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 Lexington, 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 Irmo.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Irmo - 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 Irmo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Irmo 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 '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- Irmo) 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 Irmo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from IrmoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Irmo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0860, Longitude: -81.1834    
<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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