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Welcome to Parnassus ...

Parnassus is located in Marlboro County<1>.

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

Parnassus is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Parnassus is within the (843) area code.

Communities Also Named Parnassus ...

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

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

Communities near Parnassus ...

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

  • Bennettsville [Marlboro County]
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    • Bennettsville [Marlboro County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Parnassus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,455 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bennettsville<5>
  • Dillon [Dillon County]
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    • Dillon [Dillon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Parnassus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillon<5>
  • Darlington [Darlington County]
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    • Darlington [Darlington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Parnassus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,901 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darlington<5>
  • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
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    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Parnassus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McColl [Marlboro County]
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      • McColl [Marlboro County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Parnassus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,943 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McColl<5>
    • Latta [Dillon County]
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      • Latta [Dillon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Parnassus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,273 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Latta<5>
    • Quinby [Florence County]
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      • Quinby [Florence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Parnassus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 913 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quinby<5>
    • Clio [Marlboro County]
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      • Clio [Marlboro County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Parnassus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 645 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<5>
    • Society Hill [Darlington County]
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      • Society Hill [Darlington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Parnassus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Society Hill<5>
    • Gibson [Scotland County]
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      • Gibson [Scotland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Parnassus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibson<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 Parnassus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Parnassus.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parnassus ...

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

Adding Parnassus to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Parnassus in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Parnassus was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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About Marlboro County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marlboro County: www.marlborocounty.sc.gov/

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 Marlboro, 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 Parnassus - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Parnassus) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parnassus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4927, Longitude: -79.6423       In this case, the coordinates for Parnassus 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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