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Welcome to Islandton ...

Islandton is located in Colleton County<1>.

Islandton is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Islandton is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Islandton: 29929<3>

Communities near Islandton ...

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

  • Walterboro [Colleton County]
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    • Walterboro [Colleton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Islandton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,343 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walterboro<5>
  • Hampton [Hampton County]
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    • Hampton [Hampton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Islandton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,488 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<5>
  • Varnville [Hampton County]
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    • Varnville [Hampton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Islandton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,949 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnville<5>
  • Fairfax [Allendale County]
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    • Fairfax [Allendale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Islandton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,622 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yemassee [Beaufort County]
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      • Yemassee [Beaufort County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Islandton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,133 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yemassee<5>
    • Brunson [Hampton County]
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      • Brunson [Hampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Islandton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunson<5>
    • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County]
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      • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Islandton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ehrhardt<5>
    • Gifford [Hampton County]
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      • Gifford [Hampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Islandton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 261 people
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    • Sycamore [Allendale County]
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      • Sycamore [Allendale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Islandton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 148 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sycamore<5>
    • Smoaks [Colleton County]
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      • Smoaks [Colleton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Islandton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 117 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smoaks<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 Islandton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Islandton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Islandton ...

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

Adding Islandton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Colleton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colleton County: www.colletoncounty.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 Colleton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Islandton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Islandton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Islandton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Islandton) 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 Islandton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from IslandtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Islandton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9088, Longitude: -80.9352    
<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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