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Welcome to North ...

The town of North is located in Orangeburg County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North has a population of 709 people<2> (see below for details).

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

North is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

North is located in the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for North: 29112<4>

Websites for North ...

Official Website: www.townofnorth-sc.gov/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North had an population of 709 people. This is a decrease of 5.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North had a population of 754 people. This makes North the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of North represents 0.02% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 754 people, the population of North decreased 7.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 813 people).

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

Communities Also Named North ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named North - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Virginia (4).

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

Communities near North ...

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

  • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County]
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    • Orangeburg [Orangeburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of North
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,460 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orangeburg<6>
  • Saint Matthews [Calhoun County]
  • Gaston [Lexington County]
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    • Gaston [Lexington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of North
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaston<6>
  • Swansea [Lexington County]
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    • Swansea [Lexington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of North
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swansea<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wagener [Aiken County]
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      • Wagener [Aiken County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of North
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wagener<6>
    • Pelion [Lexington County]
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      • Pelion [Lexington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of North
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelion<6>
    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
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      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of North
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
    • Salley [Aiken County]
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      • Salley [Aiken County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of North
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salley<6>
    • Neeses [Orangeburg County]
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      • Neeses [Orangeburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of North
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neeses<6>
    • Norway [Orangeburg County]
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      • Norway [Orangeburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of North
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 304 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norway<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North ...

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

Adding North to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Orangeburg County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North: www.townofnorth-sc.gov/

The official website for Orangeburg County: www.orangeburgcounty.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 Orangeburg, 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 North.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North - 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 North). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North 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 from Point A (ie- North) 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 North. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6154, Longitude: -81.1029    
<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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