Pageland, Chesterfield County, South Carolina

Pageland: City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America

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Pageland is a city located in the county of Chesterfield in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,760 and a population density of 244 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,535 inhabitants.

The city was created 114 years ago in 1908.

If you're looking for a place to raise your family, look no further than Pageland, South Carolina.

The town is located in Chesterfield County, about 30 minutes from the city of Columbia and just over an hour from Charlotte and Atlanta. It's known as "The Watermelon Capital of World" because of the importance of watermelons to the town and its economy.

There are several excellent schools in the area, including Chesterfield County High School, which has been ranked among the top 50 high schools in South Carolina. The school has been named a Bronze Medalist by U.S. News & World Report, and was rated 4th best public high school in South Carolina by Niche.

There are also plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation here: hiking trails through beautiful natural areas like Lake Wateree State Park or camping at one of many lakes nearby (like Lake Wateree). You can even try your hand at fishing or boating at Lake Wateree!

Quick Facts about Pageland

Population : 2,535 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Chesterfield County
Postal code : 29728
Phone Area Codes : 843
Area : 11.31 km2
Altitude : 656 feet / 200 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1908 (114 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 22:04:48 (9th December 2022)
Density : 224 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.88% (2010-2020)
Pageland locator map
Location of Pageland on South Carolina map.
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Geography

Pageland is located at 34°46'24"N 80°23'30"W (34.7732100, -80.3917300).

Pageland map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Pageland decreased by 8.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,760 - census
2011 2,689 -2.64% estimation process
2012 2,665 -0.9% estimation process
2013 2,669 0.15% estimation process
2014 2,673 0.15% estimation process
2015 2,678 0.19% estimation process
2016 2,677 -0.04% estimation process
2017 2,664 -0.49% estimation process
2018 2,653 -0.41% estimation process
2019 2,636 -0.64% estimation process
2020 2,535 -3.98% estimation process

Pageland zip code is 29728. County name: Chesterfield, County fips: 45025

Old Store, Pageland

People born in Pageland (6)

People born in Pageland, including football player Corey Miller, nurse and University Professor Eloise Lewis, actress and singer Patina Miller, .

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Schools in Pageland

College & universities near Pageland, SC

Code Name City ZIP
199962 Wingate University Wingate (NC) 28174-0159

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pageland, SC

Code Name Address Type
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL

Post offices near Pageland

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pageland Post Office Pageland (SC) 29728

Other cities in Chesterfield County

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

City Name Population Title
Cheraw 5,554 Town of the United States
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

Pageland distances to largest South Carolina cities