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Welcome to Shiloh ...

Shiloh is located in Sumter County<1>.

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

Shiloh is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Shiloh: (803)

Communities Also Named Shiloh ...

While we believe that this Shiloh is located in Sumter County, we know of another 6 South Carolina communities named Shiloh. Those communities are located in the following counties: Abbeville, Charleston, Chesterfield, Lancaster, Oconee and Spartanburg County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 101 communities that are also named Shiloh - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (10), California, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, Mississippi (4), Missouri, New Jersey (2), North Carolina (5), Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (11), Texas (10), Utah, Virginia (6) and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Shiloh ...

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

  • Sumter [Sumter County]
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    • Sumter [Sumter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Shiloh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumter<5>
  • Lake City [Florence County]
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    • Lake City [Florence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Shiloh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,445 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City<5>
  • Manning [Clarendon County]
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    • Manning [Clarendon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Shiloh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,854 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manning<5>
  • Timmonsville [Florence County]
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    • Timmonsville [Florence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Shiloh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Timmonsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timmonsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lamar [Darlington County]
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      • Lamar [Darlington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Shiloh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lamar<5>
    • Scranton [Florence County]
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      • Scranton [Florence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Shiloh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<5>
    • Turbeville [Clarendon County]
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      • Turbeville [Clarendon County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Shiloh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 783 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turbeville<5>
    • Coward [Florence County]
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      • Coward [Florence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Shiloh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 766 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coward
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coward<5>
    • Mayesville [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayesville
      • Mayesville [Sumter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Shiloh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 715 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayesville<5>
    • Olanta [Florence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olanta
      • Olanta [Florence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Shiloh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 551 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olanta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olanta<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 Shiloh. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shiloh.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shiloh ...

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

Adding Shiloh to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Sumter County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sumter County: www.sumtercountysc.org/

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 Sumter, 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 Shiloh - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shiloh) 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 Shiloh. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShilohOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shiloh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9402, Longitude: -80.0409       In this case, the coordinates for Shiloh 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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