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Welcome to Latimer ...

Latimer is located in Abbeville County<1>.

Latimer is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Latimer lies within the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Latimer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Latimer - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Ohio, Ontario and Utah.

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

Communities near Latimer ...

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

  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
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    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Latimer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<4>
  • Elberton [Elbert County]
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    • Elberton [Elbert County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Latimer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elberton<4>
  • Edinburg [Elbert County] - Historic
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    • Edinburg [Elbert County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Latimer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Iva [Anderson County]
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    • Iva [Anderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Latimer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iva<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Due West [Abbeville County]
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      • Due West [Abbeville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Latimer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Due West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Due West<4>
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
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      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Latimer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesters Ferry
    • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County]
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      • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Latimer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 808 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowman Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman Ferry
    • Silk Mills [Elbert County]
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      • Silk Mills [Elbert County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Latimer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silk Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silk Mills
    • Starr [Anderson County]
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      • Starr [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Latimer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 192 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starr
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starr<4>
    • Lowndesville [Abbeville County]
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      • Lowndesville [Abbeville County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Latimer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowndesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowndesville<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Latimer ...

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

Adding Latimer to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Abbeville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Abbeville County: www.abbevillecountygovernment.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 Abbeville, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Latimer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Latimer) 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 Latimer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LatimerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Latimer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1330, Longitude: -82.5927    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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