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Welcome to Abbeville ...

The city of Abbeville is located in Abbeville County and is the County Seat for Abbeville County.

The pronunciation of Abbeville: 'AB-uh-vul' or 'AB-bee-VIL'<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Abbeville has a population of 5,083 people<2> (see below for details).

Abbeville is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Abbeville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Abbeville lies within the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Abbeville: 29620<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Abbeville had a population of 5,237 people (or 20.6% of the total population of Abbeville County). This makes Abbeville the county's most populous community.

The population of Abbeville represents 0.11% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,237 people, the population of Abbeville decreased 10.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,840 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Abbeville had an population of 5,083 people. This is a decrease of 2.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Abbeville.

Communities near Abbeville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Calhoun Falls   [Map]   1,934   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Donalds   [Map]   333   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Due West   [Map]   1,283   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   23,262   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hodges   [Map]   154   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Honea Path   [Map]   3,754   N   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Abbeville.

Communities Also Named Abbeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Abbeville - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Abbeville.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Abbeville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Abbeville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Abbeville. Our list includes 22 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Abbeville:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Abbeville ...

Looking for more information about Abbeville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Abbeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Abbeville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Abbeville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Abbeville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Abbeville County: www.abbevillecountygovernment.org/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Abbeville. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Abbeville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Abbeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Abbeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Abbeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abbeville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abbeville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abbeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1781, Longitude: -82.3793     [Map].

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