Lobeco, South Carolina

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Lobeco
unincorporated community
Lobeco is located in South Carolina
Lobeco
Lobeco
Location within the state of South Carolina
Coordinates: 32°33′10″N 80°44′36″W / 32.55278°N 80.74333°W / 32.55278; -80.74333
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Beaufort
Elevation 17 ft (5 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 29931
Area code(s) 843

Lobeco (pronounced luh-BEE-co) is an unincorporated community located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States.[1] Situated about 10 miles (12 km) north of Beaufort, it is a predominantly agricultural area that has retained its rural character. A small community area consisting of a library, post office, and produce market serve as an anchor for the surrounding community. It is served by U.S. Highway 21. Nearby communities include Dale, Seabrook, and Sheldon. Its zipcode is: 29931.[2]

The community name comes from an acronym of Long, Bellamy, and Company.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Lobeco, South Carolina". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  3. ^ Stewart, George R. (1970). American place-names; a concise and selective dictionary for the continental United States of America. New York: Oxford University Press.