Effingham, South Carolina

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Effingham, South Carolina
Effingham is located in South Carolina
Effingham
Effingham
Effingham is located in the United States
Effingham
Effingham
Coordinates: 34°03′29″N 79°45′11″W / 34.05806°N 79.75306°W / 34.05806; -79.75306Coordinates: 34°03′29″N 79°45′11″W / 34.05806°N 79.75306°W / 34.05806; -79.75306
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyFlorence County
Elevation
62 ft (19 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29541
Area code(s)843
GNIS feature ID1231263[1]

Effingham is an unincorporated community in Florence County, South Carolina, United States.[1] Located at the intersection of US 52, US 301 and SC 327, It is a farming community along the northern banks of the Lynches River.

McCall Farms is located in Effingham. Founded in 1838, McCall Farms owns the Margaret Holmes, Glory Foods, Bruce's Yams and Glory Farms canned and frozen foods brands. Their canning facility in Effingham employs 800. In 2006, the company added a frozen foods manufacturing facility.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Effingham, South Carolina". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.margaretholmes.com