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Ritter, South Carolina

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Welcome to Ritter ...

Ritter is located in Colleton County<1>.

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

Ritter is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Ritter: (843)

Communities Also Named Ritter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ritter - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Ritter ...

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

  • Walterboro [Colleton County]
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    • Walterboro [Colleton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Ritter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,343 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walterboro<5>
  • Yemassee [Beaufort County]
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    • Yemassee [Beaufort County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Ritter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,133 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yemassee<5>
  • Cottageville [Colleton County]
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    • Cottageville [Colleton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Ritter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 747 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottageville<5>
  • Green Pond [Colleton County]
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    • Drigger Crossroads [Colleton County]
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      • Drigger Crossroads [Colleton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Ritter
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    • Jacksonboro [Colleton County]
    • Round O [Colleton County]
    • Canady Landing [Charleston County] - Historic
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      • Canady Landing [Charleston County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Ritter
    • Sniders Crossroads [Colleton County]
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      • Sniders Crossroads [Colleton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Ritter
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    • Dale [Beaufort 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 Ritter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ritter.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ritter ...

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

Adding Ritter to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Colleton County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colleton County:

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Colleton, 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 Ritter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Ritter) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ritter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7896, Longitude: -80.6304       In this case, the coordinates for Ritter 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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