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Welcome to White Oak ...

White Oak is located in Fairfield County<1>.

White Oak is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

White Oak lies within the (803) area code.

Websites for White Oak ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.fairfieldchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to White Oak, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named White Oak ...

While we believe that this White Oak is located in Fairfield County, we know of another 3 South Carolina communities named White Oak. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarendon, Greenville and Horry County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 62 communities that are also named White Oak - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (4), Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (3), Michigan (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri, North Carolina (7), Ohio (4), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Virginia (5), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near White Oak ...

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

  • Chester [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
    • Chester [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of White Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,363 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<4>
  • Blythewood [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythewood
    • Blythewood [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of White Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blythewood<4>
  • Winnsboro [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnsboro
    • Winnsboro [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of White Oak
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnsboro<4>
  • Great Falls [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Falls
    • Great Falls [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of White Oak
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ridgeway [Fairfield County]
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      • Ridgeway [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<4>
    • Richburg [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richburg
      • Richburg [Chester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richburg<4>
    • Peak [Newberry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peak
      • Peak [Newberry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peak<4>
    • Jenkinsville [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jenkinsville
      • Jenkinsville [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of White Oak
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jenkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jenkinsville<4>
    • Blackstock [Chester County]
    • Winnsboro Mills [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnsboro Mills
      • Winnsboro Mills [Fairfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of White Oak
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnsboro Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnsboro Mills

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Oak ...

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

Adding White Oak to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Oak. 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 Fairfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Oak - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- White Oak) 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 White Oak. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White OakOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Oak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4742, Longitude: -81.1169    
<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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