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Welcome to Malta ...

Malta is located in Sumter County<1>.

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

Malta is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Malta: (803)

Communities Also Named Malta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Malta - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Malta ...

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

  • Sumter [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumter
    • Sumter [Sumter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumter<5>
  • Saint Matthews [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Matthews
    • Saint Matthews [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Matthews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Matthews<5>
  • Eastover [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastover
    • Eastover [Richland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastover<5>
  • Pinewood [Sumter County]
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    • Pinewood [Sumter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Malta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinewood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paxville [Clarendon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paxville
      • Paxville [Clarendon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Malta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 176 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxville<5>
    • Stateburg [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stateburg
      • Stateburg [Sumter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Malta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stateburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stateburg
    • Cane Savannah [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cane Savannah
      • Cane Savannah [Sumter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Malta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cane Savannah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cane Savannah
    • Cherryvale [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryvale
      • Cherryvale [Sumter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Malta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherryvale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryvale
    • Oakland [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Sumter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Malta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Gadsden [Richland 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 Malta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Malta.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malta ...

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

Adding Malta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Malta 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 Malta was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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About Sumter County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sumter County: www.sumtercountysc.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 Sumter, 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 Malta - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Malta) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Malta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8771, Longitude: -80.5840       In this case, the coordinates for Malta 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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