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Welcome to Primus ...

Primus is located in Lancaster County<1>.

Primus is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Primus is located in the (803) area code.

Communities near Primus ...

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

  • Waxhaw [Union County]
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    • Waxhaw [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Primus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,987 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waxhaw<4>
  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Primus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,156 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<4>
  • Mineral Springs [Union County]
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    • Mineral Springs [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Primus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,171 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Springs<4>
  • Pageland [Chesterfield County]
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    • Pageland [Chesterfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Primus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,535 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pageland<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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      • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Primus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<4>
    • Great Falls [Chester County]
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      • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Primus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<4>
    • Van Wyck [Lancaster County]
    • Heath Springs [Lancaster County]
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      • Heath Springs [Lancaster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Primus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,054 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heath Springs<4>
    • Fort Lawn [Chester County]
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      • Fort Lawn [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Primus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Lawn<4>
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
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      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Primus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Primus ...

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

Adding Primus to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Lancaster County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancastercountysc.net/

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 Lancaster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Primus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Primus) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Primus. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PrimusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Primus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6810, Longitude: -80.6390    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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