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Welcome to Oakhurst ...

Oakhurst is located in Lancaster County<1>.

The location of Oakhurst has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Oakhurst is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Oakhurst is within the (803) area code.

Communities Also Named Oakhurst ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Oakhurst - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Maryland (2), Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Oakhurst ...

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

  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Oakhurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,156 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
  • Pageland [Chesterfield County]
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    • Pageland [Chesterfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Oakhurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,535 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pageland<5>
  • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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    • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Oakhurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<5>
  • Great Falls [Chester County]
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    • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Oakhurst
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fort Lawn [Chester County]
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      • Fort Lawn [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Oakhurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Lawn<5>
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
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      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Oakhurst
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
    • Primus [Lancaster County]
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      • Primus [Lancaster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Oakhurst
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    • Elgin [Lancaster County]
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      • Elgin [Lancaster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Oakhurst
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    • Westville [Kershaw County]
    • Union [Lancaster County]
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      • Union [Lancaster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Oakhurst
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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 Oakhurst. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oakhurst.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oakhurst ...

Looking for more information about Oakhurst? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oakhurst, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oakhurst.

Adding Oakhurst to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Oakhurst on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lancaster County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancastercountysc.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 Lancaster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oakhurst - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oakhurst) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakhurst. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5802, Longitude: -80.6467       In this case, the coordinates for Oakhurst have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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