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Scranton, South Carolina
Welcome to Scranton ...
When the people of Scranton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Scrantonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Scranton has a population of 837 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Scranton.
Scranton is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Scranton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Scranton is located in the (843) area code.
The ZIP code for Scranton: 29591<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scranton had an population of 837 people. This is a decrease of 10.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Scranton had a population of 932 people. This makes Scranton the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Scranton represents 0.02% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 932 people, the population of Scranton decreased 1.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 942 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Scranton.
Communities Also Named Scranton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Scranton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scranton.
Communities near Scranton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Scranton.
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 Scranton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scranton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scranton. 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 Scranton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scranton. See our Newspapers Page for Scranton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scranton ...
Looking for more information about Scranton? 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 Scranton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scranton.
Adding Scranton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Scranton 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 Scranton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Scranton on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Florence County: www.florenceco.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022