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Classification of SC Place Names

All of the places listed below are located in South Carolina. Some of the classifications are serious, and some are a play on words that we hope will make you smile. Our intent is to make learning about our state's geography more interesting to students of all ages. Please send comments, questions, and additions to service@sciway.net.

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Africa

  • Utica

Agriculture

  • Clover, Millett, Oates, Oatland, Cane Island, Cainhoy, Fairfield, Richland, Garden City Beach, Gardens Corner, Cowpens, Goose Creek, Goat Island, Bull Island, Plantersville, Barnwell

Animals

  • Buffalo, Bull Island, Cat Island, Cowpens, Dovesville, Elko, Goat Island, Goose Creek, Swansea, Tigerville

Asia

  • Hebron, India Hook, Sardis, Shiloh, Smyrna, Troy

Business

  • Southern Shops, Tradesville, Sellers, New Prospect, Red Bank, Owings, Prosperity

Colleges

  • Converse, Furman, Princeton

Colors

  • Blacksburg, Blackstock, Blackville, Brownsville, Gray Court, Grays, Bowling Green, Garnett, Green Pond, Green Sea, Greenville, Greenwood, Orangeburg, Red Bank, Red Hill, Ruby, White Oak, White Pond, White Rock, Whitehall Terrace, Silverstreet

Distances

  • Rodman, Six Mile, Miley, Longs, Longtown, Distant Island, Wide Awake (now Stratford)

Europe

  • Denmark, La France, New Holland, Norway, Scotia, Switzerland, Bath, Lancaster, Windsor, York, Waterloo, Warsaw Island, Florence, Rome, Sardinia, New Bordeaux, Parris Island

Food

  • Ketchuptown, Pumpkintown

Forts

  • Fort Fremont, Fort Jackson, Fort Lawn, Fort Mill, Fort Motte

Fruits

  • Appleton, Cherryvale, Cherry Grove Beach, Plum Branch

Generals

  • Marion, Pickens, Sumter, Hagood, Lee County, McClellanville, Hampton, Wade Hampton

Government

  • Gray Court, Taxahaw

Governors

  • Lowndesville, Pinckney Island, Williams, Pickens, Manning, Aiken, Seabrook, Seabrook Island, Adams Run, Adamsburg, Perry, Hampton, Wade Hampton, Simpsonville, Hagood, Tillman, Hodges

Heavenly Bodies

  • Starr, Lone Star, Startex, Mars Bluff, Sunset, Crescent Beach

Heavy Places

  • Ashton, Bluffton, Darlington, Charleston, Johnston, New Ellenton, Trenton, Williamston, Willington, Williston, and especially Rockton

High Places

  • Mars Bluff, Silver Bluff, Valencia Heights, Wilkinson Heights, Clarks Hill, Cross Hill, Horrell Hill, Liberty Hill, Rock Hill, Stoney Hill, Piedmont, Mount Carmel, Mount Croghan, Mountville, Little Mountain, Mountain Rest, Peak, Summit ... but not Bluffton, Holly Hill, Red Hill, Society Hill, Windy Hill Beach, or Mount Pleasant

Homes

  • Cave, Cottageville, Lodge, Monticello

Human Bodies

  • Caesars Head, Brittons Neck, Waccamaw Neck, Fingerville, Rocky Bottom

Hunting

  • Bucksport, Hunting Island, Bowman, Powdersville, Dovesville, Elko, Buffalo, Tigerville

Jewels

  • Garnett, Ruby

Letters

  • Cayce, Round O

Low Places

  • Rocky Bottom, Sampit

Men

  • Allendale, Charleston, Chester, Clyde, Dale, Daniel Island, Donalds, Drunken Jack Island, Edmund, Elliott, Floyd, Georgetown, Gilbert, Glenn Springs, Jamestown, James Island, Johns Island, Lewis, Patrick, Perry, Richburg, Robertville, Russellville, Vance, Walterboro, Woodrow ... and Bowman, Rodman, Steedman, Tillman, Manning, Manville

Mills

  • Eureka Mill, Gayle Mill, Kitchings Mill, Lancaster Mill, Monarch Mill, Inman Mills, Pacolet Mills, Watts Mills, Winnsboro Mills, Millwood and Fort Mill

Mysteries

  • Alcolu, Gluck, Jalapa, Mayucha, Modoc, Olar, Pamplico, Thicketty, Townville, Una, Tirzah, Wisacky

Native Americans

  • Ashepoo, Awendaw, Callawassie Island, Catawba, Cherokee Falls, Chickasaw Point, Coosaw Island, Coosawhatchie, Edisto, Enoree River, Keeowee, Kiawah Island, Oconee, Pontiac, Santee, Seneca, Socastee, Tamassee, Taxahaw, Waccamaw Neck, Wadmalaw Island, Wampee, Wando, Yemassee, Indian Land, Indiantown | See our full guide to SC Indian names

Northern Places

  • Cleveland, Lexington, Oswego, Princeton, Salem, Scranton, Trenton, Utica

Numbers

  • Trio, Six Mile, Nine Times, Ninety Six, Centenary

Presidents

  • Laurens, Adams Run, Adamsburg, Jefferson, Jackson, Jacksonboro, Fort Jackson, Lincolnville, Johnsonville, Nixonville, Cartersville, Clinton

Religion

  • St Andrews, St Charles, St George, St Matthews, St Paul, St Stephen, St Helena Island, St Phillips Island, Providence, Zion, New Zion ... plus Chappells, Bishopville, Abbeville, Moncks Corner

Roads

  • Honea Path, Lane, Silverstreet, Ocean Drive Beach, Fairview Crossroads

Rocks

  • Little Rock, White Rock, Rock Hill, Rockville, Rockton, Rocky Bottom, Graniteville, Stoney Hill, Stoneboro

Seasons

  • Summerton, Summerville (see also Springs and Water Falls)

Sharp Places

  • Chickasaw Point, Fork, Fork Shoals ... Pine Ridge, Ridgeland, Ridge Spring, Ridgeville, Ridgeway ... Edgefield, Folly Beach (the Edge of America)

Springs, Brooks

  • Boiling Springs, Cool Spring, Glenn Springs, Heath Springs, Sandy Springs, West Springs, Springdale, Springfield ... Allsbrook, Broookdale, Brooksville, Forestbrook, Seabrook, Seabrook Island

Things We Want

  • Liberty, Prosperity, Fair Play, Lucknow, Parr, Moore

Tourism

  • Welcome, Travelers Rest, Fountain Inn, Lodge, Bath, Hickory Tavern

Trees

  • Ashwood, Cedar Island, Cherry Grove Beach, Evergreen, Hickory Grove, Hickory Tavern, Holly Hill, Laurel Bay, Magnolia Beach, Myrtle Beach, Mulberry, Oak Grove, Oakland, Oakway, White Oak, Seven Oaks, Isle of Palms, Pine Ridge, Pineland, Pineville, Pinewood, Pinopolis, Sycamore

    Blythewood, Greenwood, Hollywood, Millwood, Smallwood, Woodford, Woodruff, Woodward

    Forest Acres, Forestbrook, Foreston

    Kingstree, Early Branch, Plum Branch, Branchville, Barksdale

Twins

  • Elgin - Kershaw County and Lancaster County
    Springdale - Lancaster County and Lexington County

Urban Places

  • City View, Townville

Vehicles

  • Harleyville, Mitford, Wellford, Pontiac

Water

  • Barnwell, Clearwater, Swansea, Wateree, Wellford, Wells

Water Falls

  • Calhoun Falls, Cherokee Falls, Great Falls, Valley Falls

Women

  • Clio, Florence, Iva, Hannah, Hilda, Joanna, Lena, Lydia, Myrtle Beach, New Ellenton, Pauline, Ruby, Salley, Sharon, Lady's Island

                       
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