"Florence.... our first time in South Carolina...." Florence by davecallahan

Florence Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 24 photos

Florence was our first stop in South Carolina as we headed down the east coast on I-95 from New England to Florida.

one good website for up-to-date Florence info is:
http://www.florenceweb.com/

the visitors page for Florence is:
http://www.florencescchamber.com/

wikipedia info:
30000 people in downtown Florence, 67000 in the greater Florence area

ZIPCODE 29501 thru 29506 is Florence which is the county seat of Florence County
034-11-50N 079-45-10W
34.196, -79.755
Area Code 843

County Seat at 034-03-01N 079-39-59W

interesting facts

As we entered South Carolina in the early morning we were greeted with a wall of white. This condition (fog) lasted a good 20-25 miles on the April day. It finally burned off about 10am and it was cloudy bright right in to Florence.

Melvin Purvis (FBI agent) was a Florencian

  • Last visit to Florence: Apr 2003
  • Intro Updated Jul 5, 2007
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