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1890 Communities Near Old Town ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Old Town in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Old Town.

  • Belvedere [Berkeley County]
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    • Belvedere [Berkeley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Old Town
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Belvedere had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belvedere have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvedere
  • Bethera [Berkeley County]
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    • Bethera [Berkeley County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the north of Old Town
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bethera had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethera<4>
  • Charleston [Charleston County]
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    • Charleston [Charleston County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Old Town
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 54,955 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 139,714 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Charleston had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<4>
  • Huger [Berkeley County]
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    • Huger [Berkeley County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Old Town
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Huger had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huger<4>
  • Jacksonboro [Colleton County]
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    • Jacksonboro [Colleton County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the west of Old Town
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 176 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Jacksonboro had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonboro<4>
  • James Island [Charleston County]
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    • James Island [Charleston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, James Island had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Ladson [Berkeley County]
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    • Ladson [Berkeley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Old Town
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 388 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Ladson had railroad service and no post office
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ladson<4>
  • Lincolnville [Charleston County]
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    • Lincolnville [Charleston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Old Town
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 388 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,624 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lincolnville had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Long Ridge [Berkeley County]
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      • Long Ridge [Berkeley County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Old Town
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Long Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County]
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      • Moncks Corner [Berkeley County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Old Town
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 188 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,497 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Moncks Corner had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moncks Corner<4>
    • Mount Holly [Berkeley County]
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      • Mount Holly [Berkeley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Old Town
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mount Holly had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Old Town
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,138 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,799 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<4>
    • Otranto [Charleston County]
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      • Otranto [Charleston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Old Town
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Otranto had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otranto have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ridgeville [Dorchester County]
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      • Ridgeville [Dorchester County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Old Town
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 212 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,841 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ridgeville had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeville<4>
    • Strawberry [Berkeley County]
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      • Strawberry [Berkeley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of Old Town
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Strawberry had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strawberry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
    • Summerville [Dorchester County]
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      • Summerville [Dorchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Old Town
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 2,219 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,301 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Summerville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville<4>
    • Wando [Berkeley County]
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      • Wando [Berkeley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Old Town
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wando had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wando
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wando<4>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Charleston County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Charleston County: www.charlestoncounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Old Town, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Old Town) 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 Old Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Old TownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8046, Longitude: -79.9845       In this case, the coordinates for Old Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>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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