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Welcome to Parksville ...

The town of Parksville is located in McCormick County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Parksville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1882.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parksville has a population of 110 people<2> (see below for details).

Parksville is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Parksville: (864)

The ZIP code for Parksville: 29845<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parksville had an population of 110 people. This is a decrease of 5.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parksville had a population of 117 people. This makes Parksville the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 117 people, the population of Parksville decreased 2.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 120 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Parksville.

Communities Also Named Parksville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Parksville - they are located in British Columbia, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, New York and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Parksville ...

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

  • Snead
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snead
    • Snead is located in Columbia County (GA)
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,077 people
  • Edgefield
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • McCormick
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Lincolnton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Troy
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy is located in Greenwood County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy <6>
  • Plum Branch
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Clarks Hill
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Colliers
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colliers
    • Colliers is located in Edgefield County
  • Liberty Hill
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Hill
    • Liberty Hill is located in McCormick County
  • Loce
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loce
    • Loce is located in Lincoln County (GA)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parksville ...

Looking for more information about Parksville? 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 Parksville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Parksville.

Adding Parksville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Parksville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Parksville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Parksville post office opened in 1882.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Parksville.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including McCormick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Parksville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parksville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Parksville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Parksville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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