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Richburg, South Carolina

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Welcome to Richburg ...

The town of Richburg is located in Chester County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Richburg has a population of 261 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Richburg is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Richburg lies within the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Richburg: 29729<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richburg had an population of 261 people. This is a decrease of 5.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Richburg had a population of 275 people. This makes Richburg the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 275 people, the population of Richburg decreased 17.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 332 people).

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

Communities Also Named Richburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Richburg - they are located in Alabama, Mississippi (2) and New York.

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

Communities near Richburg ...

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

  • Rock Hill [York County]
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    • Rock Hill [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Richburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,318 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Hill<6>
  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Richburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,156 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<6>
  • Chester [Chester County]
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    • Chester [Chester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Richburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,363 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
  • Great Falls [Chester County]
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    • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Richburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Van Wyck [Lancaster County]
    • Fort Lawn [Chester County]
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      • Fort Lawn [Chester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Richburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Lawn<6>
    • McConnells [York County]
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      • McConnells [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Richburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnells<6>
    • Lowrys [Chester County]
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      • Lowrys [Chester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Richburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 195 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowrys have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lando [Chester County]
    • Edgemoor [Chester County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richburg ...

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

Adding Richburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Chester County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Richburg. 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 Chester, 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 Richburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richburg - 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 Richburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Richburg 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Richburg) 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 Richburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RichburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7160, Longitude: -81.0195    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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