Florence, South Carolina






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A Taste of Florence, South Carolina

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT FLORENCE?
  1. Florence  is a city in Florence County, South Carolina, United States. It is the county seat of Florence County and the primary city within the Florence metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the population of Florence was 37,056, and the estimated population in 2015 was 38,228.

  2. As of 2013, the city retains its status as a major hub, both for industry and infrastructure, while establishing itself as a regional center for business, medicine, culture and finance.

  3. In 2010, the city of Florence began a massive redevelopment of Downtown Florence. The city has completed several notable projects and has several more planned.

Radio Stations

WLGI 90.9 FM 40.9 mi. Hemingway, SC Variety
W250BJ (WJMX) 97.9 FM 3.5 mi. Florence, SC News/Talk
WBZF 98.5 FM 26.7 mi. Hartsville, SC Gospel Music
WWFN 100.1 FM 14.5 mi. Lake City, SC Sports
WWDM 101.3 FM 52.7 mi. Sumter, SC Urban Contemporary
WYNN 540 AM 3.1 mi. Florence, SC Gospel Music
WDSC 800 AM 24.6 mi. Dillon, SC Gospel Music
WJAY 1280 AM 26.2 mi. Mullins, SC Gospel Music
WDKD 1310 AM 33.3 mi. Kingstree, SC Religious
WWRK 1400 AM 11.2 mi. Darlington, SC Gospel Music
WJMX 970 AM 3.5 mi. Florence, SC News/Talk
WOLH 1230 AM 3.5 mi. Florence, SC Talk
WHYM 1260 AM 22.4 mi. Lake City, SC Talk
WZTF 102.9 FM 12.0 mi. Scranton, SC Urban Contemporary
W283AB (WJMX) 104.5 FM 1.1 mi. Florence, SC News/Talk
WPDT 105.1 FM 18.9 mi. Coward, SC Gospel Music
W290CD (WWRK) 105.9 FM 11.2 mi. Darlington, SC Gospel Music
WYNN 106.3 FM 3.1 mi. Florence, SC Hip Hop

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Demographics of Florence, South Carolina

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

50.0%

46.0%

0.18%

1.16%

0.76%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Florence, South Carolina

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Businesses in Florence, South Carolina


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Black Images Hair & Nail Station -  Category: Hair Salons -   503 West Palmetto St, Florence, SC. (843) 472-7921 (843) 472-7922   - (visit website)

  2. You'Nique Images -  Category: Hair Salons -   1904 Fairfield Circle Florence, SC. (843) 676-0206

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Florence County Library -  Category: Library -  The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library to offer a Free genealogy program showcasing Black History Month, on Saturday, February 18 @ 10:00 a.m. Wevonneda Minis will present a program Digging Your Roots: Basic Research and Tips for Tracing African American Ancestors. Minis has over 25 years of experience in genealogy and research. Her expertise includes researching the histories of African-American and Caucasian families in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, as well as the Bahamas, England, Scotland, and the Republic of Guinea.To register for this program please call the Reference Desk at 843-413-7074. Information about other upcoming programs can be found on our website: florencelibrary.org. The library is located at 509 S. Dargan St. Florence, SC 29506. This program is for ages 18 years old and up. -   509 S. Dargan St. Florence SC (843) 413-7074  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Artie Mac's Grill Catering Co. -  Category: Seafood, Sandwiches, Subs, Southern, Soul Food -   2632 Pamplico Hwy. Florence, SC 29505 (843) 621-1928

  2. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store -  Category: American, Southern, Breakfast -   1824 W Lucas St. Florence, SC 29501 (843) 662-9023

  3. Neciey's Kitchen -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1105 Oakland Avenue Florence SC (843) 260-7248

  4. Thunderbird Country Buffet -  Category: Brunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Soul Food, Southern -   2004 W Lucas St. Florence, SC 29501 (843) 664-0082

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CHURCHES



  1. Mt Zion Ame Church -  1305 East Cheves Street Florence, SC (843) 662-2316  - (visit website)

  2. St Paul Ame Church -  4810 Francis Marion Road Florence, SC (843) 665-5190

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