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Welcome to Mars Bluff ...

Mars Bluff is located in Florence County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mars Bluff: Mars Blf. (or less commonly used: Mars Bluf.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Mars Bluff for more information about variations on the name of Mars Bluff.

Mars Bluff is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mars Bluff is within the (843) area code.

Communities near Mars Bluff ...

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

  • Florence [Florence County]
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    • Florence [Florence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Mars Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,467 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<5>
  • Marion [Marion County]
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    • Marion [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Mars Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,200 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Darlington [Darlington County]
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    • Darlington [Darlington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Mars Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,901 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darlington<5>
  • Timmonsville [Florence County]
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    • Timmonsville [Florence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Mars Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timmonsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Latta [Dillon County]
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      • Latta [Dillon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Mars Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,273 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latta<5>
    • Pamplico [Florence County]
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      • Pamplico [Florence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Mars Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,208 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pamplico<5>
    • Quinby [Florence County]
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      • Quinby [Florence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Mars Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinby<5>
    • Coward [Florence County]
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      • Coward [Florence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Mars Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coward<5>
    • Sellers [Marion County]
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      • Sellers [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mars Bluff
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sellers<5>
    • Siesta Village [Florence County]
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      • Siesta Village [Florence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mars Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Siesta Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Mars Bluff. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mars Bluff.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mars Bluff ...

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

Adding Mars Bluff to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Florence County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.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 Florence, 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 Mars Bluff - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mars Bluff) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mars Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2054, Longitude: -79.6553       In this case, the coordinates for Mars Bluff 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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