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Peak, South Carolina

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Welcome to Peak ...

The town of Peak is located in Newberry County<1> (at the time of its founding, Peak was located in Lexington County).

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Peak has a population of 63 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Peak.

Peak is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Peak is located in the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Peak: 29122<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Peak had an population of 63 people. This is a decrease of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Peak had a population of 64 people. This makes Peak the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 64 people, the population of Peak increased 4.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 61 people).

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

Communities Also Named Peak ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Peak - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, North Dakota, Oregon and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Peak ...

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

  • Lexington [Lexington County]
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    • Lexington [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Peak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,716 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
  • Irmo [Lexington County]
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    • Irmo [Lexington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Peak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,734 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irmo<6>
  • Newberry [Newberry County]
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    • Newberry [Newberry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Peak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,141 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newberry<6>
  • Blythewood [Richland County]
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    • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Peak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<6>
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    • Winnsboro [Fairfield County]
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      • Winnsboro [Fairfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Peak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,130 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<6>
    • Chapin [Lexington County]
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      • Chapin [Lexington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Peak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,664 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapin<6>
    • Prosperity [Newberry County]
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      • Prosperity [Newberry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Peak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prosperity<6>
    • Little Mountain [Newberry County]
    • Pomaria [Newberry County]
    • Monticello [Fairfield County]
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      • Monticello [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Peak
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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 Peak. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Peak.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peak ...

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

Adding Peak to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Peak. 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 Newberry, 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 Peak.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Peak - 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 Peak). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Peak or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Peak) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Peak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PeakOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2418, Longitude: -81.3237    
<6>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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