Smyrna in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Town of Smyrna
This town was named for Smyrna Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, organized ca. 1842. An academy was established here by 1870, and in 1888 the Charleston, Cincinnati, and Chicago Railroad completed its line here. Four years later the post office was established. The town was incorporated in 1895, its limits extending one-half mile in every direction from the railroad depot.
Erected 1981 by York County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 46-25.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, York County Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 2.554′ N, 81° 24.456′ W. Marker is in Smyrna, South Carolina, in York County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles west of Nimitz Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 84 East Main Street, Smyrna SC 29743, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unity Academy (approx. 4.2 miles away); Hickory Grove (approx. 4½ miles away); Hickory Grove Schools (approx. 4½ miles away); Americans in Redcoats (approx. The Battle of Kings Mountain Monument (approx. 6.9 miles away); Drive the Enemy (approx. 6.9 miles away); Presidential Recognition (approx. 6.9 miles away); President Hoover (approx. 6.9 miles away); Col. Asbury Coward (approx. 6.9 miles away); "Huzzah for Liberty!" (approx. 6.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Smyrna, South Carolina. Smyrna is a town in Cherokee and York counties in the U.S. state of South Carolina. (Submitted on February 2, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Smyrna, South Carolina. Smyrna is South Carolina's smallest city, with a population of 59 (2000 Census). (Submitted on February 2, 2010, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Notable Places • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 765 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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