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Welcome to Milton ...

Milton is located in Laurens County<1>.

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

Milton is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Milton is within the boundaries of the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Milton ...

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

  • Greenwood [Greenwood County]
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    • Greenwood [Greenwood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,356 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<5>
  • Newberry [Newberry County]
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    • Newberry [Newberry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,141 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newberry<5>
  • Laurens [Laurens County]
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    • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<5>
  • Clinton [Laurens County]
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    • Clinton [Laurens County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Milton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,304 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ninety Six [Greenwood County]
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      • Ninety Six [Greenwood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,043 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ninety Six<5>
    • Whitmire [Newberry County]
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      • Whitmire [Newberry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,449 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitmire<5>
    • Cross Hill [Laurens County]
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      • Cross Hill [Laurens County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Hill<5>
    • Waterloo [Laurens County]
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      • Waterloo [Laurens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 170 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<5>
    • Silverstreet [Newberry County]
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      • Silverstreet [Newberry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Milton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 166 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silverstreet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silverstreet<5>
    • Chappells [Newberry 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 Milton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

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

Adding Milton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Laurens County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscountysc.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 Laurens, 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 Milton - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Milton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3524, Longitude: -81.8898       In this case, the coordinates for Milton 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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