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Welcome to South Congaree ...

The town of South Congaree is located in Lexington County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for South Congaree: S. Congaree

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Congaree has a population of 2,487 people<3> (see below for details).

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

South Congaree is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

South Congaree lies within the (803) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Congaree had an population of 2,487 people. This is an increase of 7.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Congaree had a population of 2,306 people. This makes South Congaree the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of South Congaree represents 0.05% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,306 people, the population of South Congaree increased 1.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,266 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Congaree.

Communities near South Congaree ...

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

  • Columbia [Richland County]
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    • Columbia [Richland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of South Congaree
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 132,130 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Lexington [Lexington County]
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    • Lexington [Lexington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of South Congaree
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,716 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
  • West Columbia [Lexington County]
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    • West Columbia [Lexington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of South Congaree
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,109 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Columbia<6>
  • Cayce [Lexington County]
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    • Cayce [Lexington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of South Congaree
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,994 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayce<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Irmo [Lexington County]
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      • Irmo [Lexington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of South Congaree
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,734 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irmo<6>
    • Forest Acres [Richland County]
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      • Forest Acres [Richland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of South Congaree
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,269 people
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    • Gaston [Lexington County]
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      • Gaston [Lexington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of South Congaree
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,712 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaston<6>
    • Swansea [Lexington County]
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      • Swansea [Lexington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of South Congaree
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swansea<6>
    • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County]
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      • Arcadia Lakes [Richland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of South Congaree
      • 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.
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    • Pelion [Lexington County]
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      • Pelion [Lexington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of South Congaree
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelion<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 South Congaree. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Congaree.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Congaree ...

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

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About Lexington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.com/

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 Lexington, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Congaree.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Congaree - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- South Congaree) 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 South Congaree. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South CongareeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Congaree. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9094, Longitude: -81.1375       In this case, the coordinates for South Congaree have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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