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Welcome to Smoaks ...

The town of Smoaks is located in Colleton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Smoaks has a population of 118 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Smoaks.

Smoaks is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Smoaks is within the boundaries of the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Smoaks: 29481<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Smoaks had an population of 118 people. This is a decrease of 6.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smoaks had a population of 126 people. This makes Smoaks the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 126 people, the population of Smoaks decreased 10% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 140 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Smoaks.

Communities near Smoaks ...

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

  • Walterboro [Colleton County]
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    • Walterboro [Colleton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Smoaks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,343 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walterboro<6>
  • Bamberg [Bamberg County]
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    • Bamberg [Bamberg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Smoaks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,160 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bamberg<6>
  • Saint George [Dorchester County]
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    • Saint George [Dorchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Smoaks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,194 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint George<6>
  • Branchville [Orangeburg County]
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    • Branchville [Orangeburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Smoaks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 944 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Branchville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bowman [Orangeburg County]
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      • Bowman [Orangeburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Smoaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 878 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowman<6>
    • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County]
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      • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Smoaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ehrhardt<6>
    • Rowesville [Orangeburg County]
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      • Rowesville [Orangeburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Smoaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowesville<6>
    • Reevesville [Dorchester County]
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      • Reevesville [Dorchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Smoaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 204 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reevesville<6>
    • Lodge [Colleton County]
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      • Lodge [Colleton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Smoaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lodge<6>
    • Williams [Colleton County]
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      • Williams [Colleton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Smoaks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 108 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williams<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smoaks ...

Looking for more information about Smoaks? 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 Smoaks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Smoaks.

Adding Smoaks to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Smoaks 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 Smoaks was on a map titled Map of South Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Colleton County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colleton County: www.colletoncounty.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 Colleton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Smoaks.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smoaks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Smoaks). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Smoaks or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smoaks) 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 Smoaks. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SmoaksOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smoaks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0894, Longitude: -80.8136    
<6>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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