Place:Johnsonville, Florence, South Carolina, United States

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NameJohnsonville
TypeCity
Coordinates33.818°N 79.448°W
Located inFlorence, South Carolina, United States
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Johnsonville is a city in Florence County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 1,418 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Florence Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The city was founded in 1913 above the spot of the former Witherspoon's Ferry, where General Francis Marion received his commission for the Revolutionary War.

J. Stevens Dukes has served as mayor since 2004.

Johnsonville is also home to the Heritage Festival, which began in 2011 to celebrate the area's ties to the American Revolution.

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