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Pelion, South Carolina
Welcome to Pelion ...
The pronunciation of Pelion: PEEL-yun<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pelion has a population of 713 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Pelion.
Pelion is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Pelion lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Pelion lies within the (803) area code.
The ZIP code for Pelion: 29123<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pelion had an population of 713 people. This is an increase of 5.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.93% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pelion had a population of 674 people. This makes Pelion the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Pelion represents 0.01% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 177th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 674 people, the population of Pelion increased 21.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 553 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pelion.
Communities near Pelion ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pelion.
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 Pelion. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pelion.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pelion. 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 Pelion.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pelion. See our Newspapers Page for Pelion.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pelion ...
Looking for more information about Pelion? 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 Pelion, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pelion.
Adding Pelion to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pelion 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 Pelion was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Pelion on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for South Carolina (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pelion on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.com/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022