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Welcome to Simpson ...

Simpson is located in Fairfield County<1>.

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

Simpson is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Simpson: (803)

Websites for Simpson ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fairfieldchamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Simpson ...

While we believe that this Simpson is located in Fairfield County, we know of another 2 South Carolina communities named Simpson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Horry and Laurens County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 39 communities that are also named Simpson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Colorado (3), Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (4), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Simpson ...

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

  • Irmo [Lexington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irmo
    • Irmo [Lexington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Simpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,734 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irmo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irmo<5>
  • Blythewood [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythewood
    • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Simpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<5>
  • Winnsboro [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnsboro
    • Winnsboro [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Simpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<5>
  • Chapin [Lexington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapin
    • Chapin [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Simpson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elgin [Kershaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
      • Elgin [Kershaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,585 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<5>
    • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia Lakes
      • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia Lakes
    • Ridgeway [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Fairfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<5>
    • Peak [Newberry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peak
      • Peak [Newberry County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peak<5>
    • Jenkinsville [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenkinsville
      • Jenkinsville [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Simpson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkinsville<5>
    • Rion [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 Simpson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Simpson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Simpson ...

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

Adding Simpson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Simpson. 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 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 Simpson - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Simpson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simpson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3085, Longitude: -81.0454       In this case, the coordinates for Simpson 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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