Cheraw Chesterfield County, South Carolina

Cheraw: Town of the United States


Cheraw is a town located in the county of Chesterfield in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,851. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,554 inhabitants.

Cheraw Quick Facts

Population : 5,554 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Chesterfield County
Postal code : 29520
Phone Area Codes : 843
Water as percent of area : 0.64%
Land as percent of area : 99.36%
Altitude : 167 feet / 51 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:38:49 (1st October 2022)
Population growth : -5.35% (2010-2020)
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Cheraw is located at 34°41'52"N 79°53'0"W (34.6976600, -79.8834000).

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According to census records, the population of Cheraw decreased by 5.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,851 - census
2011 5,848 -0.05% estimation process
2012 5,778 -1.21% estimation process
2013 5,770 -0.14% estimation process
2014 5,759 -0.19% estimation process
2015 5,732 -0.47% estimation process
2016 5,702 -0.53% estimation process
2017 5,661 -0.72% estimation process
2018 5,623 -0.68% estimation process
2019 5,562 -1.1% estimation process
2020 5,554 -0.14% estimation process

Cheraw zip code is 29520. County name: Chesterfield, County fips: 45025

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People born in Cheraw (22)

People born in Cheraw, including politician William P. Pollock, actor David Thornton, football player Andrew Gachkar, .


Schools in Cheraw

College & universities near Cheraw, SC

Code Name City ZIP
217837 Northeastern Technical College Cheraw (SC) 29520

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cheraw, SC

Code Name Address Type
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL
DIL Dillon 100 North Railroad Avenue RAIL
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL
SOP Southern Pines 235 Northwest Broad Street RAIL
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL

Post offices near Cheraw

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cheraw Post Office Cheraw (SC) 29520

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Cheraw , Colorado human settlement in Otero County, Colorado, United States of America with a population of 245 people.

Other cities in Chesterfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Chesterfield County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Pageland 2,535 City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America
Chesterfield 1,452 Town in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States
McBee 838 City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America
Jefferson 704 Town in South Carolina, United States
Ruby 334 Town in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
Patrick 329 City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America
Mount Croghan 184 City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Cheraw distances to largest South Carolina cities