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Welcome to Rion ...

Rion is located in Fairfield County<1>.

Rion is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Rion: (803)

Websites for Rion ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fairfieldchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Rion, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Rion ...

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

  • Irmo [Lexington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irmo
    • Irmo [Lexington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Rion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,734 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irmo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irmo<4>
  • Blythewood [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythewood
    • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Rion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<4>
  • Winnsboro [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnsboro
    • Winnsboro [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Rion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<4>
  • Chapin [Lexington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapin
    • Chapin [Lexington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Rion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapin<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia Lakes
      • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Rion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia Lakes
    • Little Mountain [Newberry County]
    • Ridgeway [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Fairfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Rion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<4>
    • Pomaria [Newberry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomaria
      • Pomaria [Newberry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Rion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 178 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomaria
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomaria<4>
    • Peak [Newberry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peak
      • Peak [Newberry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Rion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peak<4>
    • Jenkinsville [Fairfield 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 Rion. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rion.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rion ...

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

Adding Rion to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Fairfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rion - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rion) 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 Rion. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rion. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3073, Longitude: -81.1252    
<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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