Jacksonboro, South Carolina

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Jacksonboro, South Carolina
Jacksonboro is located in South Carolina
Jacksonboro
Jacksonboro
Jacksonboro is located in the United States
Jacksonboro
Jacksonboro
Coordinates: 32°46′13″N 80°27′16″W / 32.77028°N 80.45444°W / 32.77028; -80.45444Coordinates: 32°46′13″N 80°27′16″W / 32.77028°N 80.45444°W / 32.77028; -80.45444
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyColleton
Area
 • Total14.465 sq mi (37.46 km2)
 • Land14.465 sq mi (37.46 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
23 ft (7 m)
Population
 • Total478
 • Density33/sq mi (12.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29446
Area code(s)843
GNIS feature ID1246146[3]

Jacksonboro is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in southeastern Colleton County, South Carolina, United States, along the west side of the Edisto River.[3] Jacksonboro serves as a primary junction along U.S. Highway 17 between Charleston 32 miles (51 km) to the east and Beaufort 41 miles (66 km) to the southwest. Walterboro, the Colleton County seat, is 16 miles (26 km) to the northwest via South Carolina Highway 64. The population of Jacksonboro was 478 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Jacksonboro was founded in the 1730s, and named after John Jackson, the original owner of the town site.[4] The Pon Pon Chapel was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Jacksonboro town, South Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 2, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Jacksonboro, South Carolina". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). The Ocean Highway: New Brunswick, New Jersey to Jacksonville, Florida. Works Progress Administration. p. 136.
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.