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Welcome to Summerton ...

The town of Summerton is located in Clarendon County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Summerton has a population of 926 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Summerton is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Summerton: (803)

The ZIP code for Summerton: 29148<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Summerton had an population of 926 people. This is a decrease of 7.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Summerton had a population of 1,000 people. This makes Summerton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Summerton represents 0.02% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 147th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,000 people, the population of Summerton decreased 5.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,061 people).

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

Communities Also Named Summerton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Summerton - it's located in Michigan.

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

Communities near Summerton ...

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

  • Manning [Clarendon County]
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    • Manning [Clarendon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Summerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,854 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manning<6>
  • Holly Hill [Orangeburg County]
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    • Holly Hill [Orangeburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Summerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,162 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Hill<6>
  • Santee [Orangeburg County]
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    • Santee [Orangeburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Summerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santee<6>
  • Elloree [Orangeburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elloree
    • Elloree [Orangeburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Summerton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elloree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elloree<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pinewood [Sumter County]
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      • Pinewood [Sumter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Summerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinewood<6>
    • Eutawville [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eutawville
      • Eutawville [Orangeburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Summerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eutawville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eutawville<6>
    • Paxville [Clarendon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paxville
      • Paxville [Clarendon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Summerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 176 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxville<6>
    • Vance [Orangeburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vance
      • Vance [Orangeburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Summerton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vance<6>
    • Davis Station [Clarendon County]
    • Silver [Clarendon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver
      • Silver [Clarendon County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Summerton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summerton ...

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

Adding Summerton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in South Carolina

About Clarendon County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Summerton. 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 Clarendon, 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 Summerton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summerton - 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 Summerton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Summerton 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 from Point A (ie- Summerton) 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 Summerton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SummertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summerton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6083, Longitude: -80.3511    
<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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