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Swansea, South Carolina
Welcome to Swansea ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Swansea has a population of 972 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Swansea.
Swansea is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Swansea lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Swansea: (803)
The ZIP code for Swansea: 29160<4>
Websites for Swansea ...
Official Website: www.ci.swansea.sc.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Swansea had an population of 972 people. This is an increase of 17.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 82.36% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Swansea had a population of 827 people. This makes Swansea the county's 11th most populous community.
The population of Swansea represents 0.02% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 827 people, the population of Swansea increased 55.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 533 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Swansea.
Communities Also Named Swansea ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Swansea - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Swansea.
Communities near Swansea ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Swansea.
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 Swansea. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Swansea.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Swansea. 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 Swansea.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Swansea. See our Newspapers Page for Swansea.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swansea ...
Looking for more information about Swansea? 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 Swansea, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Swansea.
Adding Swansea to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Swansea 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 Swansea was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Swansea on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Swansea on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Swansea: www.ci.swansea.sc.us/
The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.com/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022