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Welcome to Olanta ...

The town of Olanta is located in Florence County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Olanta has a population of 565 people<1> (see below for details).

Olanta is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Olanta: (843)

The ZIP code for Olanta: 29114<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Olanta had a population of 563 people. This makes Olanta the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Olanta represents 0.01% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 563 people, the population of Olanta decreased 8.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 613 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Olanta had an population of 565 people. This is an increase of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Olanta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Olanta and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Coward   [Map]   766   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hobbs Crossroads   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Kingstree   [Map]   3,096   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lake City   [Map]   6,670   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lamar   [Map]   943   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lynchburg   [Map]   348   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Olanta.

Communities Also Named Olanta ...

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

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Olanta. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Olanta. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Olanta.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Olanta:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olanta ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Florence County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Olanta.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Olanta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Olanta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Olanta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Olanta) 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 Olanta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Olanta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olanta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9370, Longitude: -79.9320     [Map].

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