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Welcome to Saxon ...

Saxon is located in Spartanburg County<1>.

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

Saxon is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Saxon lies within the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Saxon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Saxon - they are located in California, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Saxon ...

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

  • Greer [Greenville County]
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    • Greer [Greenville County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Saxon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,316 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greer<5>
  • Gaffney [Cherokee County]
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    • Gaffney [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Saxon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,695 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaffney<5>
  • Woodruff [Spartanburg County]
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    • Woodruff [Spartanburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Saxon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,507 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodruff<5>
  • Lyman [Spartanburg County]
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    • Lyman [Spartanburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Saxon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,796 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Duncan [Spartanburg County]
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      • Duncan [Spartanburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Saxon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duncan<5>
    • Wellford [Spartanburg County]
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      • Wellford [Spartanburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Saxon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,774 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellford<5>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Saxon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Pacolet [Spartanburg County]
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      • Pacolet [Spartanburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Saxon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,604 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacolet<5>
    • Inman [Spartanburg County]
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      • Inman [Spartanburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Saxon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,480 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<5>
    • Cowpens [Spartanburg County]
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      • Cowpens [Spartanburg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Saxon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowpens<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saxon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Spartanburg County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Spartanburg County: www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/

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 Spartanburg, 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 Saxon - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saxon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saxon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SaxonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saxon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9612, Longitude: -81.9673       In this case, the coordinates for Saxon 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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