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Welcome to Oats ...

Oats is located in Darlington County<1>.

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

Oats is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Oats: (843)

Communities Also Named Oats ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Oats - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Oats ...

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

  • Florence [Florence County]
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    • Florence [Florence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Oats
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,467 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<5>
  • Hartsville [Darlington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartsville
    • Hartsville [Darlington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Oats
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartsville<5>
  • Darlington [Darlington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darlington
    • Darlington [Darlington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Oats
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,901 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darlington<5>
  • Bishopville [Lee County]
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    • Timmonsville [Florence County]
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      • Timmonsville [Florence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Oats
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timmonsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timmonsville<5>
    • Pine Ridge [Darlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Ridge
      • Pine Ridge [Darlington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Oats
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    • Lamar [Darlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lamar
      • Lamar [Darlington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Oats
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lamar<5>
    • Quinby [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quinby
      • Quinby [Florence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Oats
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quinby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinby<5>
    • McBee [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McBee
      • McBee [Chesterfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Oats
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McBee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McBee<5>
    • Mayesville [Sumter County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oats ...

Looking for more information about Oats? 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 Oats, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oats.

Adding Oats to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Darlington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Darlington County: www.darcosc.com/

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 Darlington, 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 Oats - 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' (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- Oats) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oats. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2535, Longitude: -80.0776       In this case, the coordinates for Oats 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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