Florence.... our first time in South Carolina....
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:
the visitors page for Florence is:
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
Area Code 843
County Seat at 034-03-01N 079-39-59W
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