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Welcome to Ladson ...

Ladson is primarily located in Berkeley County<1>. A portion of Ladson extends into Charleston County.

Ladson is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ladson lies within the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Ladson: 29456<3>

Communities Also Named Ladson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ladson - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Ladson ...

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

  • Charleston [Charleston County]
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    • Charleston [Charleston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ladson
    • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Ladson
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Ladson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,799 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<5>
  • Summerville [Dorchester County]
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    • Summerville [Dorchester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Ladson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,301 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Goose Creek [Berkeley County]
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      • Goose Creek [Berkeley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Ladson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,972 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goose Creek<5>
    • Hanahan [Berkeley County]
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      • Hanahan [Berkeley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ladson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,280 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanahan<5>
    • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County]
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      • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Ladson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,497 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moncks Corner<5>
    • James Island [Charleston County]
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      • James Island [Charleston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Ladson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
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    • Hollywood [Charleston County]
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      • Hollywood [Charleston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Ladson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,268 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<5>
    • Ravenel [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenel
      • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ladson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel<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 Ladson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ladson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ladson ...

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

Adding Ladson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Berkeley County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Berkeley County: www.co.berkeley.sc.us/

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 Berkeley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ladson - 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 Ladson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ladson 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- Ladson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ladson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LadsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ladson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9854, Longitude: -80.1115    
<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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