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Laurens, South Carolina
Welcome to Laurens ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Laurens has a population of 8,853 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Laurens.
Laurens is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Laurens lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Laurens: (864)
The ZIP code for Laurens: 29360<4>
Websites for Laurens ...
Official Website: www.cityoflaurenssc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Laurens had an population of 8,853 people. This is a decrease of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Laurens had a population of 9,139 people (or 13.74% of the total population of Laurens County). This makes Laurens the county's most populous community.
The population of Laurens represents 0.2% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,139 people, the population of Laurens decreased 7.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,916 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Laurens.
Communities Also Named Laurens ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Laurens - they are located in Iowa and New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Laurens.
Communities near Laurens ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Laurens.
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 Laurens. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Laurens.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Laurens. 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 Laurens.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Laurens. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Laurens.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laurens ...
Looking for more information about Laurens? 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 Laurens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Laurens.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Laurens: www.cityoflaurenssc.com/
The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscountysc.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022