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Welcome to Johns Island ...

Johns Island is located in Charleston County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Johns Island: Johns Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Johns Island for more information about variations on the name of Johns Island.

Johns Island is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Johns Island: (843)

The ZIP code for Johns Island: 29455<3>

Communities near Johns Island ...

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

  • Charleston [Charleston County]
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    • Charleston [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Johns Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 139,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<5>
  • North Charleston [Berkeley County]
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    • North Charleston [Berkeley County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Johns Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 118,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Charleston<5>
  • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County]
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    • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Johns Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,799 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<5>
  • Goose Creek [Berkeley County]
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    • Goose Creek [Berkeley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Johns Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,972 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goose Creek<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hanahan [Berkeley County]
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      • Hanahan [Berkeley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Johns Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,280 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanahan<5>
    • James Island [Charleston County]
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      • James Island [Charleston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Johns Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
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    • Hollywood [Charleston County]
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      • Hollywood [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Johns Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,268 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<5>
    • Ravenel [Charleston County]
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      • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Johns Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel<5>
    • Folly Beach [Charleston County]
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      • Folly Beach [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Johns Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folly Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Folly Beach<5>
    • Sullivan's Island [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sullivan's Island
      • Sullivan's Island [Charleston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Johns Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,938 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sullivan's Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sullivan's Island<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 Johns Island. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Johns Island.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Johns Island ...

Looking for more information about Johns 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Johns Island, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Johns Island.

Adding Johns Island to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Johns Island 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 Johns Island was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Johns 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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Charleston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Johns Island - 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 Johns Island). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Johns Island 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Johns Island) 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 Johns Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Johns IslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Johns Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7207, Longitude: -80.0820    
<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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