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Welcome to Whitmire ...

The town of Whitmire is located in Newberry County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Whitmire has a population of 1,451 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Whitmire is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Whitmire lies within the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Whitmire: 29178<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Whitmire had an population of 1,451 people. This is an increase of 0.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whitmire had a population of 1,441 people. This makes Whitmire the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Whitmire represents 0.03% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,441 people, the population of Whitmire decreased 4.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,512 people).

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

Communities Also Named Whitmire ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Whitmire - they are located in Georgia and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Whitmire ...

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

  • Newberry [Newberry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newberry
    • Newberry [Newberry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Whitmire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newberry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newberry<6>
  • Clinton [Laurens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Laurens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Whitmire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,304 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Union [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Whitmire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,535 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<6>
  • Carlisle [Union County]
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    • Carlisle [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Whitmire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pomaria [Newberry County]
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      • Pomaria [Newberry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitmire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 178 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomaria
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomaria<6>
    • Sartor Town [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sartor Town
      • Sartor Town [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Whitmire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sartor Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sartor Town
    • Red Town [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Town
      • Red Town [Union County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Whitmire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Tuckertown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckertown
      • Tuckertown [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Whitmire
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuckertown
    • Renno [Laurens County]
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      • Renno [Laurens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Whitmire
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renno
    • Bishop Town [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishop Town
      • Bishop Town [Union County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Whitmire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bishop Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Whitmire. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Whitmire.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitmire ...

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

Adding Whitmire to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Newberry County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Newberry County: www.newberrycounty.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 Newberry, 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 Whitmire.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitmire - 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 Whitmire). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Whitmire 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Whitmire) 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 Whitmire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitmireOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitmire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5029, Longitude: -81.6113    
<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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