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Welcome to Longtown ...

Longtown is located in Fairfield County<1>.

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

Longtown is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Longtown: (803)

Websites for Longtown ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fairfieldchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Longtown, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Longtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Longtown - they are located in Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Longtown ...

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

  • Camden [Kershaw County]
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    • Camden [Kershaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Longtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<5>
  • Blythewood [Richland County]
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    • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Longtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<5>
  • Winnsboro [Fairfield County]
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    • Winnsboro [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Longtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,130 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<5>
  • Great Falls [Chester County]
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    • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Longtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elgin [Kershaw County]
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      • Elgin [Kershaw County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Longtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<5>
    • Heath Springs [Lancaster County]
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      • Heath Springs [Lancaster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Longtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,054 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heath Springs<5>
    • Ridgeway [Fairfield County]
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      • Ridgeway [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Longtown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<5>
    • Smallwood [Fairfield County]
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      • Smallwood [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Longtown
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    • Liberty Hill [Kershaw County]
    • Lugoff [Kershaw 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 Longtown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Longtown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longtown ...

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

Adding Longtown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Fairfield County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Fairfield, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Longtown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Longtown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3476, Longitude: -80.8373       In this case, the coordinates for Longtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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