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Yemassee, South Carolina
Welcome to Yemassee ...
The pronunciation of Yemassee: 'YAM-uh-see' or 'YEM-uh-SEE'<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Yemassee has a population of 1,142 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Yemassee.
Yemassee is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Yemassee lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Yemassee: (843)
The ZIP code for Yemassee: 29945<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yemassee had an population of 1,142 people. This is an increase of 11.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Yemassee had a population of 1,027 people. This makes Yemassee the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Yemassee represents 0.02% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,027 people, the population of Yemassee increased 27.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 807 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Yemassee.
Communities near Yemassee ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Yemassee.
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 Yemassee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Yemassee.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yemassee. 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 Yemassee.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yemassee. See our Newspapers Page for Yemassee.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yemassee ...
Looking for more information about Yemassee? 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 Yemassee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Yemassee.
Adding Yemassee to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Yemassee 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 Yemassee was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Yemassee on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Beaufort County: www.co.beaufort.sc.us/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022