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Welcome to Ninety Six ...

The town of Ninety Six is located in Greenwood County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ninety Six has a population of 2,043 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Ninety Six is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ninety Six lies within the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Ninety Six: 29666<4>

Websites for Ninety Six ...

Official Website: www.townofninetysixsc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ninety Six had an population of 2,043 people. This is an increase of 2.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ninety Six had a population of 1,998 people. This makes Ninety Six the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ninety Six represents 0.04% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 120th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,998 people, the population of Ninety Six increased 3.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,936 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ninety Six.

Communities near Ninety Six ...

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

  • Greenwood [Greenwood County]
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    • Greenwood [Greenwood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Ninety Six
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,356 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<6>
  • Saluda [Saluda County]
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    • Saluda [Saluda County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ninety Six
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,566 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saluda<6>
  • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County]
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    • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Ninety Six
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,152 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ware Shoals<6>
  • Cross Hill [Laurens County]
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    • Cross Hill [Laurens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Ninety Six
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Hill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterloo [Laurens County]
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      • Waterloo [Laurens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Ninety Six
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 170 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<6>
    • Silverstreet [Newberry County]
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      • Silverstreet [Newberry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ninety Six
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 166 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silverstreet<6>
    • Hodges [Greenwood County]
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      • Hodges [Greenwood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ninety Six
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 150 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hodges<6>
    • Chappells [Newberry County]
    • Fairforest [Greenwood County]
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      • Fairforest [Greenwood County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Ninety Six
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    • Anglers Haven [Laurens County]
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      • Anglers Haven [Laurens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ninety Six
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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 Ninety Six. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ninety Six.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ninety Six. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ninety Six.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ninety Six ...

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

Adding Ninety Six to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Greenwood County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ninety Six: www.townofninetysixsc.com/

The official website for Greenwood County: www.co.greenwood.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 Greenwood, 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 Ninety Six.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ninety Six - 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 Ninety Six). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ninety Six 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- Ninety Six) 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 Ninety Six. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ninety SixOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ninety Six. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1751, Longitude: -82.0238    
<6>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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