4 S. C. Places Have New Names

WASHINGTON (AP) – Four places in South Carolina have new names approved this year by the United States Board on Geographic Names. The new names:

Elgin – for a town formerly called Blaney in Kershaw County, 12 miles southwest of Camden and 18.5 miles northeast of the center of Columbia.

Ocella Creek – for a tidal stream about four miles long, heading in a marsh and flowing generally eat-northeastward to South Carolina, 22 miles southwest of Charleston.

South Creek – for a channel about 2.4 miles long between the North Edisto Island, instead of Townsend River or Townsend’s River.

Store Creek – for a stream about six miles long, on Edisto Island about .6 miles southeast of the village of Edisto Island of Charleston County.

December 18, 1964  State (published as The State) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
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