A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
James Island, South Carolina
Welcome to James Island ...
A typical abbreviation for James Island: James Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)
See our Genealogy Helper Page for James Island for more information about variations on the name of James Island.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, James Island has a population of 12,147 people<2> (see below for details).
Time Zone: James Island lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for James Island: (843)
The ZIP code for James Island: 29412<3>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, James Island had an population of 12,147 people. This is an increase of 8.18% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, James Island had a population of 11,228 people.
The population of James Island represents 0.24% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for James Island.
Communities near James Island ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near James Island.
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 James Island. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for James Island.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of James Island. 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 James Island.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around James Island. See our Newspapers Page for James Island.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for James Island ...
Looking for more information about James Island? 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 James Island, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for James Island.
Adding James Island to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of James Island in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for James Island was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found James Island on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for James Island on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for James Island. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Charleston County: www.charlestoncounty.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022