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Welcome to Old Town ...

Old Town is located in Charleston County<1>.

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

Old Town is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Old Town: (843)

Communities Also Named Old Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Old Town - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (5), Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana (2), Iowa, Maine, Maryland (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina (2), Northwest Territories, Ohio (2), Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Old Town ...

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

  • North Charleston [Berkeley County]
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    • North Charleston [Berkeley County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 118,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Charleston<5>
  • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County]
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    • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<5>
  • Summerville [Dorchester County]
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    • Summerville [Dorchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,301 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville<5>
  • Goose Creek [Berkeley County]
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    • Goose Creek [Berkeley County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Old Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,972 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goose Creek<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hanahan [Berkeley County]
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      • Hanahan [Berkeley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,280 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanahan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanahan<5>
    • James Island [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Island
      • James Island [Charleston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
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    • Hollywood [Charleston County]
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      • Hollywood [Charleston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,268 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<5>
    • Isle-of-Palms [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isle-of-Palms
      • Isle-of-Palms [Charleston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,371 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isle-of-Palms
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Isle-of-Palms<5>
    • Ravenel [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenel
      • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel<5>
    • Folly Beach [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Folly Beach
      • Folly Beach [Charleston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Old Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folly Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Folly Beach<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Town ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Charleston, 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 Old Town - 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 things 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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).
<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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