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Welcome to Jennings ...

Jennings is located in Fairfield County<1>.

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

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

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

Jennings is within the (803) area code.

Websites for Jennings ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fairfieldchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Jennings, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Jennings ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Jennings - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Jennings ...

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

  • Columbia [Richland County]
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    • Columbia [Richland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Jennings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 132,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>
  • Lexington [Lexington County]
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    • Lexington [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Jennings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,716 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
  • West Columbia [Lexington County]
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    • West Columbia [Lexington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Jennings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Columbia<5>
  • Cayce [Lexington County]
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    • Cayce [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Jennings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,994 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayce<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Irmo [Lexington County]
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      • Irmo [Lexington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,734 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irmo<5>
    • Forest Acres [Richland County]
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      • Forest Acres [Richland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,269 people
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    • Blythewood [Richland County]
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      • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<5>
    • Winnsboro [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnsboro
      • Winnsboro [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,130 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<5>
    • Springdale [Lexington County]
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      • Springdale [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,732 people
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    • Chapin [Lexington County]
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      • Chapin [Lexington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Jennings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapin<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 Jennings. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jennings.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jennings ...

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

Adding Jennings to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Fairfield County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jennings. 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 Fairfield, 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 Jennings - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jennings) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jennings. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2404, Longitude: -81.1554       In this case, the coordinates for Jennings 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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