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Welcome to Westville ...

Westville is located in Kershaw County<1>.

Westville is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Westville is located in the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Westville: 29175<3>

Communities Also Named Westville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Westville: This one is located in Kershaw County and the other is located in Greenville County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 28 communities that are also named Westville - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Westville ...

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

  • Camden [Kershaw County]
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    • Camden [Kershaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Westville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camden<5>
  • Kershaw [Kershaw County]
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    • Kershaw [Kershaw County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Westville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,404 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kershaw<5>
  • Great Falls [Chester County]
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    • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Westville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Great Falls<5>
  • Heath Springs [Lancaster County]
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    • Heath Springs [Lancaster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Westville
    • 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McBee [Chesterfield County]
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      • McBee [Chesterfield County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Westville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McBee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McBee<5>
    • Jefferson [Chesterfield County]
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      • Jefferson [Chesterfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Westville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 704 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
    • Bethune [Kershaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethune
      • Bethune [Kershaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Westville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 354 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethune
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethune<5>
    • Lafayette Village [Kershaw County]
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      • Lafayette Village [Kershaw County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Westville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cassatt [Kershaw County]
    • Liberty Hill [Kershaw County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westville ...

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

Adding Westville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Westville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Kershaw, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westville - 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 Westville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Westville 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westville) 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 Westville. 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 WestvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4562, Longitude: -80.5988    
<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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