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Welcome to Moncks Corner ...

The town of Moncks Corner is located in Berkeley County<1> and is the County Seat for Berkeley County.

A typical abbreviation for Moncks Corner: Moncks Cor. (or less commonly used: Moncks Crn.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Moncks Corner for more information about variations on the name of Moncks Corner.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moncks Corner has a population of 11,986 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Moncks Corner.

Moncks Corner is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Moncks Corner: (843)

The ZIP codes for Moncks Corner: 29430, 29461<4>

Websites for Moncks Corner ...

Official Website:   townofmonckscorner.sc.gov/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bcoc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moncks Corner had an population of 11,986 people. This is an increase of 52.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 101.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moncks Corner had a population of 7,885 people. This makes Moncks Corner the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Moncks Corner represents 0.17% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,885 people, the population of Moncks Corner increased 32.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,952 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Moncks Corner.

Adding Moncks Corner to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities near Moncks Corner ...

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

  • Summerville [Dorchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerville
    • Summerville [Dorchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Moncks Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 52,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville<6>
  • Goose Creek [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goose Creek
    • Goose Creek [Berkeley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Moncks Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goose Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goose Creek<6>
  • Hanahan [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanahan
    • Hanahan [Berkeley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Moncks Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanahan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanahan<6>
  • Lincolnville [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnville
    • Lincolnville [Charleston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Moncks Corner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Stephen [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Stephen
      • Saint Stephen [Berkeley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Moncks Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,814 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Stephen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Stephen<6>
    • Ridgeville [Dorchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeville
      • Ridgeville [Dorchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Moncks Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeville<6>
    • Bonneau [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonneau
      • Bonneau [Berkeley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Moncks Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 486 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonneau
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonneau<6>
    • Jamestown [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
      • Jamestown [Berkeley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Moncks Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 82 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
    • Cordesville [Berkeley County]
    • Tarry Town [Berkeley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarry Town
      • Tarry Town [Berkeley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Moncks Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tarry Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarry Town

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 Moncks Corner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Moncks Corner.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moncks Corner ...

Looking for more information about Moncks Corner? 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 Moncks Corner, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Moncks Corner.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Berkeley County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Moncks Corner: townofmonckscorner.sc.gov/

The official website for Berkeley County: www.co.berkeley.sc.us/

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 Berkeley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moncks Corner.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moncks Corner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Moncks Corner). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moncks Corner or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moncks Corner) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moncks Corner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moncks CornerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moncks Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1960, Longitude: -80.0131    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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