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Welcome to Willington ...

Willington is located in McCormick County<1>.

The location of Willington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Willington is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Willington: (864)

Communities Also Named Willington ...

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

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

Communities near Willington ...

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

  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
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    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Willington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
  • McCormick [McCormick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCormick
    • McCormick [McCormick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Willington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,320 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCormick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCormick<5>
  • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Falls
    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Willington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<5>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Willington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
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      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Willington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesters Ferry
    • Tignall [Wilkes County]
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      • Tignall [Wilkes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Willington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tignall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tignall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tignall<5>
    • Lowndesville [Abbeville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowndesville
      • Lowndesville [Abbeville County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Willington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowndesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowndesville<5>
    • Parksville [McCormick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parksville
      • Parksville [McCormick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Willington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parksville<5>
    • Troy [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Greenwood County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Willington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>
    • Plum Branch [McCormick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Branch
      • Plum Branch [McCormick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Willington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Branch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plum Branch<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willington ...

Looking for more information about Willington? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Willington, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Willington.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About McCormick County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Willington. 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 McCormick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Willington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Willington) 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 Willington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WillingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9721, Longitude: -82.4668       In this case, the coordinates for Willington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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