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Welcome to Mullins ...

The city of Mullins is located in Marion County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Mullins, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1884.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mullins has a population of 4,211 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Mullins lies within the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Mullins: 29574<4>

Websites for Mullins ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mullins had an population of 4,211 people. This is a decrease of 9.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mullins had a population of 4,663 people (which is 14.1% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Mullins the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Mullins represents 0.1% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,663 people, the population of Mullins decreased 7.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,029 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mullins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Mullins - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Mullins ...

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

  • Dillon
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Marion
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Latta
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Aynor
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Fair Bluff
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Bluff
    • Fair Bluff is located in Columbus County (NC)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 879 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Fair Bluff
  • Lake View
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Nichols
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • Sellers
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Marietta
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
    • Marietta is located in Robeson County (NC)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Marietta
  • Fork
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mullins ...

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

Adding Mullins to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mullins in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mullins was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Mullins post office opened in 1884.

We also found Mullins in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mullins.

The official website for Mullins:

The official website for Marion County:

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Marion, 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 Mullins.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mullins - 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 city (such as Mullins). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mullins or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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