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Prosperity, South Carolina
Welcome to Prosperity ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Prosperity has a population of 1,303 people<2> (see below for details).
Prosperity was established in 1851.
The community of Prosperity is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Prosperity lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Prosperity: (803)
The ZIP code for Prosperity: 29127<4>
Websites for Prosperity ...
Official Website: www.prosperitysc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prosperity had an population of 1,303 people. This is an increase of 10.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Prosperity had a population of 1,180 people. This makes Prosperity the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Prosperity represents 0.03% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 143rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,180 people, the population of Prosperity increased 12.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,047 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Prosperity.
Communities Also Named Prosperity ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Prosperity - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee (3) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Prosperity.
Communities near Prosperity ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Prosperity.
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 Prosperity. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prosperity.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Prosperity. 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 Prosperity.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Prosperity. See our Newspapers Page for Prosperity.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prosperity ...
Looking for more information about Prosperity? 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 Prosperity, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Prosperity.
Adding Prosperity to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Prosperity 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 Prosperity was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Prosperity on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Prosperity on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Prosperity: www.prosperitysc.com/
The official website for Newberry County: www.newberrycounty.net/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 28 Dec 2021