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Centenary, South Carolina is located in South Carolina
Centenary, South Carolina
Centenary, South Carolina
Location in South Carolina
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Marion County
56 ft (17 m)
 • Total 191
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 843, 854
GNIS feature ID 1221471

Centenary is an unincorporated community in Marion County, South Carolina, United States. Located along SC 41 Alt, 10.5 miles (16.9 km) south of Marion. Along the CSX Seaboard Air Line, the area is a predominantly farming community.

The community took its name from the local Centenary Methodist Church, which itself was named in commemoration of a centenary milestone in Methodism.

It was first listed as a CDP prior to the 2020 census with a population of 191.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 191
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Centenary CDP, South Carolina – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2020 % 2020
White alone (NH) 47 24.61%
Black or African American alone (NH) 140 73.30%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 1 0.52%
Asian alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 1 0.52%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 2 1.05%
Total 191 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

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