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Dillon County, South Carolina

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  • Francis Guy Hamilton, Jr. (1935 - 2014)
    From Francis Guy Hamilton, Jr., 78, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Services will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with burial i...
  • Margaret Parker, co-founder of Cheraw, MS (1791 - 1860)
    Biography Margaret Parker Pounds /Co founder of Cheraw, MS was born circa 1791 in Cheraw, SC, SC, United States. Her parents were Old Cheraw Simon Parker, Jr, Marion's Raider and Cheraw Margit Parker o...
  • William Haselden Ellerbe, Governor (1862 - 1899)
    William Haselden Ellerbe (April 7, 1862 – June 2, 1899) was the 86th Governor of South Carolina from 1897 to 1899. Born in Marion, South Carolina, he was raised in the Pee Dee region of South Caroli...
  • George Pratt Blue (1929 - 2009)

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Founded in 1910 from a portion of Marion County, both Dillon County and the city of Dillon were named for prosperous local citizen James W. Dillon (1826-1913), an Irishman who settled there and led a campaign to bring the railroad into the community.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Dillon (County Seat)
  • Lake View
  • Latta

Other Communities: Bass Crossroads, Berry's Crossroads, Bingham, Bronson Crossroads, Bunker Hill, Carmichael Crossroads, Carolina, Carter Landing, Centerville, Cotton Valley, Dalcho, Dothan, Dunbarton, Five Forks, Floydale, Fork, Forrest Hills, Gaddy's Crossroads, Gaddy's Mill, Galavon, Hamer, Hayestown, High Hill Crossroads, Judson, Kemper, Kentyre, Linkside, Little Rock, Mallory, Mallory Beach, Manning Crossroads, May Hilltop, McCormick Crossroads, Mintum, Mount Calvary, Newtown, Oak Grove, Oakland Crossroads, Oliver Crossroads, Pittman Corner, Riverdale, Selma, Sinclair Crossroads, South of the Border, Squires, Squires Curve and Temperance Hill



National Register of Historic Places

South of the Border

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