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Welcome to Tatum ...

The town of Tatum is located in Marlboro County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tatum has a population of 68 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Tatum is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Tatum is located in the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Tatum: 29594<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tatum had an population of 68 people. This is a decrease of 9.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tatum had a population of 75 people. This makes Tatum the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 75 people, the population of Tatum increased 8.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 69 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tatum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Tatum - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Tatum ...

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

  • Laurinburg [Scotland County]
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    • Laurinburg [Scotland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Tatum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurinburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurinburg<7>
  • Bennettsville [Marlboro County]
  • Hamlet [Richmond County]
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    • Hamlet [Richmond County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Tatum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlet<7>
  • Dillon [Dillon County]
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    • Dillon [Dillon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Tatum
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillon<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cheraw [Chesterfield County]
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      • Cheraw [Chesterfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Tatum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,554 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheraw<7>
    • Maxton [Robeson County]
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      • Maxton [Robeson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Tatum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,332 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maxton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maxton<7>
    • Rowland [Robeson County]
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      • Rowland [Robeson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Tatum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 985 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rowland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rowland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rowland<7>
    • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County]
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      • Dobbins Heights [Richmond County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Tatum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobbins Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dobbins Heights
    • Clio [Marlboro County]
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      • Clio [Marlboro County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tatum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 645 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<7>
    • Society Hill [Darlington County]
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      • Society Hill [Darlington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Tatum
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Society Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Society Hill<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tatum ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Marlboro County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marlboro County: www.marlborocounty.sc.gov/

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 Marlboro, 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 Tatum.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tatum - 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 Tatum). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tatum 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tatum) 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 Tatum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TatumOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tatum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6440, Longitude: -79.5866    
<6>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.
<7>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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