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Welcome to Monetta ...

The town of Monetta is primarily located in Aiken County<1> (at the time of its founding, Monetta was located in Edgefield County). A portion of Monetta extends into Saluda County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Monetta has a population of 240 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Monetta is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Monetta: (803)

The ZIP code for Monetta: 29105<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monetta had an population of 240 people. This is an increase of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Monetta had a population of 236 people. This makes Monetta the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 236 people, the population of Monetta increased 7.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 220 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Monetta.

Communities near Monetta ...

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

  • Batesburg-Leesville [Lexington County]
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    • Batesburg-Leesville [Lexington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Monetta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesburg-Leesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesburg-Leesville
  • Edgefield [Edgefield County]
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    • Edgefield [Edgefield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Monetta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,825 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgefield<7>
  • Batesburg [Lexington County]
  • Saluda [Saluda County]
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    • Saluda [Saluda County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Monetta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,566 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saluda
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Johnston [Edgefield County]
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      • Johnston [Edgefield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Monetta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston<7>
    • Leesville [Lexington County]
    • Wagener [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wagener
      • Wagener [Aiken County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Monetta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wagener
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagener<7>
    • Gilbert [Lexington County]
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      • Gilbert [Lexington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Monetta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<7>
    • Summit [Lexington County]
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      • Summit [Lexington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Monetta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Trenton [Edgefield County]
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      • Trenton [Edgefield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Monetta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monetta ...

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

Adding Monetta to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Aiken County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Aiken County: www.aikencounty.net/

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 Aiken, 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 Monetta.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monetta - 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 Monetta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Monetta 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 '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- Monetta) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Monetta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MonettaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monetta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8501, Longitude: -81.6097    
<6>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.
<7>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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