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Welcome to Westville ...

Westville is located in Kershaw County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Westville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

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 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
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Kershaw
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Great Falls
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Heath Springs
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • McBee
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Jefferson
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Bethune
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Oakhurst
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakhurst
    • Oakhurst is located in Lancaster County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Oakhurst
  • Lafayette Village
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette Village
    • Lafayette Village is located in Kershaw County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lafayette Village
  • Cassatt
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Westville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Westville post office opened in 1890.

We also found Westville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Westville.

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

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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>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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