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Welcome to Union ...

Union is located in Lancaster County<1>.

Union is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Union: (803)

Communities Also Named Union ...

While we believe that this Union is located in Lancaster County, we know of another 3 South Carolina communities named Union. Those communities are located in the following counties: Fairfield, Newberry and Union County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 121 communities that are also named Union - they are located in Alabama (10), Arizona, Arkansas (5), California (3), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (10), Illinois (5), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (6), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee (6), Texas (9), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington (2), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Union ...

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

  • Waxhaw [Union County]
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    • Waxhaw [Union County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Union
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,987 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waxhaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waxhaw<4>
  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Union
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,156 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<4>
  • Mineral Springs [Union County]
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    • Mineral Springs [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Union
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,171 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Springs<4>
  • Pageland [Chesterfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pageland
    • Pageland [Chesterfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Union
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,535 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pageland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pageland<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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      • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kershaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<4>
    • Great Falls [Chester County]
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      • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<4>
    • Van Wyck [Lancaster County]
    • Heath Springs [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heath Springs
      • Heath Springs [Lancaster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heath Springs<4>
    • Fort Lawn [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Lawn
      • Fort Lawn [Chester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Lawn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Lawn<4>
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Union
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Lancaster County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancastercountysc.net/

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 Lancaster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union) 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 Union. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from UnionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7157, Longitude: -80.6210    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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