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Welcome to Wedgefield (aka 'Wedgewood') ...

Wedgefield is located in Sumter County<1>.

The community of Wedgefield has also been called Wedgewood.

Wedgefield is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Wedgefield is located in the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Wedgefield: 29168<3>

Communities Also Named Wedgefield ...

While we believe that this Wedgefield is located in Sumter County, we know of another 2 South Carolina communities named Wedgefield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Florence and Greenville County.

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

Communities near Wedgefield ...

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

  • Sumter [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumter
    • Sumter [Sumter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Wedgefield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumter<5>
  • Eastover [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastover
    • Eastover [Richland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Wedgefield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 850 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastover<5>
  • Mayesville [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayesville
    • Mayesville [Sumter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Wedgefield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayesville<5>
  • Pinewood [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinewood
    • Pinewood [Sumter County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Wedgefield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinewood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paxville [Clarendon County]
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      • Paxville [Clarendon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Wedgefield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 176 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxville<5>
    • Stateburg [Sumter County]
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      • Stateburg [Sumter County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Wedgefield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stateburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stateburg
    • Cherryvale [Sumter County]
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      • Cherryvale [Sumter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Wedgefield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherryvale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherryvale
    • Oakland [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Sumter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Wedgefield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Ashley Creek Village [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashley Creek Village
      • Ashley Creek Village [Sumter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Wedgefield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashley Creek Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashley Creek Village
    • Privateer [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Privateer
      • Privateer [Sumter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Wedgefield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Privateer have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Privateer

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wedgefield ...

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

Adding Wedgefield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Sumter County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sumter County: www.sumtercountysc.org/

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 Sumter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wedgefield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Wedgefield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wedgefield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wedgefield) 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 Wedgefield. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WedgefieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wedgefield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8927, Longitude: -80.5181    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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