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Olar, South Carolina
Welcome to Olar ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Olar has a population of 231 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Olar.
Olar is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Olar lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Olar is within the boundaries of the (803) area code.
The ZIP code for Olar: 29843<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Olar had an population of 231 people. This is a decrease of 10.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.53% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Olar had a population of 257 people. This makes Olar the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 257 people, the population of Olar increased 8.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 237 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Olar.
Communities near Olar ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Olar.
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 Olar. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Olar.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Olar. 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 Olar.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Olar. See our Newspapers Page for Olar.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olar ...
Looking for more information about Olar? 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 Olar, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Olar.
Adding Olar to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Olar 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 Olar was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Olar on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Carolina (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Olar on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Aug 2022