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Lafayette Village, South Carolina

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Welcome to Lafayette Village ...

Lafayette Village is located in Kershaw County<1>.

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

When the people of Lafayette Village refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lafayettean<3>

A typical abbreviation for Lafayette Village: Lafayette Vlg. (in Canada, 'Vlge.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Lafayette Village is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Lafayette Village: (803)

Communities Also Named Lafayette Village ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lafayette Village - it's located in North Carolina.

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

Communities near Lafayette Village ...

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

  • Camden [Kershaw County]
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    • Camden [Kershaw County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the south of Lafayette Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,288 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<6>
  • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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    • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Lafayette Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<6>
  • Elgin [Kershaw County]
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    • Elgin [Kershaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Lafayette Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<6>
  • Bethune [Kershaw County]
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    • Bethune [Kershaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lafayette Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 354 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethune<6>
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    • Ridgeway [Fairfield County]
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      • Ridgeway [Fairfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Lafayette Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<6>
    • Lugoff [Kershaw County]
    • Spring Village [Kershaw County]
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      • Spring Village [Kershaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Lafayette Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cassatt [Kershaw County]
    • Westville [Kershaw County]
    • Rembert [Sumter County]

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 Lafayette Village. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lafayette Village.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lafayette Village ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Kershaw, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Lafayette Village refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Lafayette Village may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lafayette Village - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Lafayette Village) 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 Lafayette Village. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lafayette VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lafayette Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2988, Longitude: -80.6073       In this case, the coordinates for Lafayette Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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