About Florence, Sc

Let's have a look around into background of Florence, Sc

County: Florence County
State: South Carolina
Country: United States
Latitude: 34.1952778
Longitude: -79.7627778
Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Florence, Sc

Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: April and October-November


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. The area forms the core of the historical "Pee Dee" region of South Carolina, which includes the eight counties of northeastern South Carolina, along with sections of southeastern North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population of Florence was 37,056.

Distance from Florence, Sc center to Airport

The closest major airport to Florence, South Carolina is Florence Regional Airport (FLO / KFLO). This airport is 5 miles from the center of Florence, SC.
Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km
Driving Time: 10 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: Florence Regional Airport
Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
Road: Bus: Greyhound lines and Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in Florence, Sc city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245
Airport: +1 843-669-5001 (Florence Regional Airport)
Hospital: +1 843-674-5000 (Carolinas Hospital System)


SC Pecan Festival 
FMU Arts International Festival 
Downtown Florence Heart Walk 

Tourist Attractions

Florence Civic Center
Florence National Cemetery
Florence Public Library

Theatre & Concerts

Julia 4 Cinemas
Florence Little Theatre
South Carolina Dance Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Florence, Sc

Julia Belle's
Tubb's Shrimp & Fish Co
Wholly Smokin' BBQ and Ribs

Top Shopping Centers in Florence, Sc

Magnolia Mall
Florence Mall
The Plaza at Magnolia

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Florence County Museum
War Between the States Museum
Florence Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Calabash Chicken – Fatz Cafe
Pizza – Rebel Pie
Shrimp and Grits – Red Bone Alley Restaurant & Bar

Sports Club

American Indoor Football – Football 
Twin City Cyclones – Hockey
 Coastal Plain League Florence Red Wolves – Baseball

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 5.00
Taxi: $ 3.00 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,400.00  
Cheap meal: $ 12.00
Gasoline: $ 0.57 / litre
3 course meal: $ 52.50

Information about Anaktuvuk Pass

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Anaktuvuk Pass Airport 

  • Rail: N.A.

  • Road: Bus – N.A; Taxi – Arcticab.


Anaktuvuk Pass Airport is a public use airport located in Anaktuvuk Pass

Driving Distance: 1 mile, 2 kms

Driving Time: 2 minutes, 5 seconds

Languages: Other Native North American, French,French Creole

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

  • For Hotels:

Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill

    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day

    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

  • Valet Parking:

    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2