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Welcome to Wagener ...

The town of Wagener is located in Aiken County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wagener has a population of 839 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Wagener is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wagener is within the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Wagener: 29164<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wagener had an population of 839 people. This is an increase of 5.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wagener had a population of 797 people. This makes Wagener the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Wagener represents 0.02% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 797 people, the population of Wagener decreased 7.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 863 people).

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

Communities near Wagener ...

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

  • Williston [Barnwell County]
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    • Williston [Barnwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Wagener
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,912 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williston<6>
  • Gaston [Lexington County]
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    • Gaston [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Wagener
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Wagener
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 986 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swansea<6>
  • Pelion [Lexington County]
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    • Pelion [Lexington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Wagener
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelion<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North [Orangeburg County]
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      • North [Orangeburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Wagener
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 699 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North<6>
    • Gilbert [Lexington County]
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      • Gilbert [Lexington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Wagener
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 657 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbert<6>
    • Summit [Lexington County]
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      • Summit [Lexington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Wagener
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
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      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Wagener
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
    • Salley [Aiken County]
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      • Salley [Aiken County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Wagener
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salley<6>
    • Neeses [Orangeburg County]
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      • Neeses [Orangeburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Wagener
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neeses<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 Wagener. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wagener.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wagener ...

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

Adding Wagener to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Aiken County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Aiken County: www.aikencounty.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 Aiken, 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 Wagener.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wagener - 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 Wagener). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wagener 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Wagener) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wagener. 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 WagenerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wagener. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6525, Longitude: -81.3614    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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