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Welcome to Privateer ...

Privateer is located in Sumter County<1>.

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

Privateer is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Privateer is within the (803) area code.

Communities near Privateer ...

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

  • Sumter [Sumter County]
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    • Sumter [Sumter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Privateer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,439 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumter<5>
  • Manning [Clarendon County]
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    • Manning [Clarendon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Privateer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,854 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manning<5>
  • Summerton [Clarendon County]
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    • Summerton [Clarendon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Privateer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 916 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerton<5>
  • Eastover [Richland County]
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    • Eastover [Richland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Privateer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastover<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mayesville [Sumter County]
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      • Mayesville [Sumter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Privateer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayesville<5>
    • Pinewood [Sumter County]
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      • Pinewood [Sumter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Privateer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinewood<5>
    • Paxville [Clarendon County]
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      • Paxville [Clarendon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Privateer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 176 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxville<5>
    • Cane Savannah [Sumter County]
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      • Cane Savannah [Sumter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Privateer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cane Savannah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Millwood [Sumter County]
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      • Millwood [Sumter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Privateer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Sumter [Sumter County]
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      • South Sumter [Sumter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Privateer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Sumter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Sumter

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Privateer ...

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

Adding Privateer to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sumter County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sumter County: www.sumtercountysc.org/

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 Sumter, 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 Privateer - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Privateer) 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 Privateer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PrivateerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Privateer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8332, Longitude: -80.4142       In this case, the coordinates for Privateer 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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