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Otranto, South Carolina
Welcome to Otranto ...
The location of Otranto has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Otranto is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Otranto lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Otranto: (843)
Communities Also Named Otranto ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Otranto: This one is located in Charleston County and the other is located in Barnwell County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Otranto.
Communities near Otranto ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Otranto.
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 Otranto. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Otranto.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Otranto. 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 Otranto.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Otranto. See our Newspapers Page for Otranto.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Otranto ...
Looking for more information about Otranto? 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 Otranto, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Otranto.
Adding Otranto to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Otranto 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 Otranto was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Otranto on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Charleston County: www.charlestoncounty.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022