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Welcome to Owings ...

Owings is located in Laurens County<1>.

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

Owings is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Owings lies within the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Owings ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Owings - they are located in Maryland and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Owings ...

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

  • Mauldin [Greenville County]
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    • Mauldin [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Owings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mauldin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mauldin<5>
  • Simpsonville [Greenville County]
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    • Simpsonville [Greenville County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Owings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,272 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simpsonville<5>
  • Fountain Inn [Greenville County]
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    • Fountain Inn [Greenville County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Owings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,905 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Inn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fountain Inn<5>
  • Laurens [Laurens County]
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    • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Owings
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Laurens County]
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      • Clinton [Laurens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Owings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,304 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<5>
    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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      • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Owings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<5>
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Owings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<5>
    • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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      • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Owings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honea Path
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<5>
    • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County]
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      • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Owings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,152 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ware Shoals<5>
    • Pelzer [Anderson County]
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      • Pelzer [Anderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Owings
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,413 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelzer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelzer<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 Owings. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Owings.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Owings ...

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

Adding Owings to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Owings 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 Owings was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Owings on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Owings on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Laurens County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Laurens County: www.laurenscountysc.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 Laurens, 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 Owings - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Owings) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Owings. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6310, Longitude: -82.1334       In this case, the coordinates for Owings 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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