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Allendale, South Carolina
(Allendale County)

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Welcome to Allendale ...

The town of Allendale is located in Allendale County (at the time of its founding, Allendale was located in Barnwell County) and is the County Seat for Allendale County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Allendale has a population of 2,979 people<1> (see below for details).

Allendale is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Allendale is within the boundaries of the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Allendale: 29810<3>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Allendale had an population of 2,979 people. This is a decrease of 14.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allendale had a population of 3,482 people (which is 33.42% of the total population of Allendale County). This makes Allendale the county's most populous community.

The population of Allendale represents 0.08% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,482 people, the population of Allendale decreased 14.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,052 people).

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

Communities Also Named Allendale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Allendale: This one is located in Allendale County and the other is located in Anderson County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 39 communities that are also named Allendale - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas (3), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Allendale ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Allendale.

  • Barnwell [Barnwell County]
  • Hampton [Hampton County]
  • Varnville [Hampton County]
  • Estill [Hampton County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairfax [Allendale County]
    • Brunson [Hampton County]
    • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County]
    • Hilda [Barnwell County]
    • Gifford [Hampton County]
    • Snelling [Barnwell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snelling have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snelling
      • Snelling [Barnwell County] lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest of Allendale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snelling

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allendale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Allendale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Allendale. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Allendale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Allendale. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Allendale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allendale ...

Looking for more information about Allendale? 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 Allendale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Allendale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Allendale County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Allendale.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allendale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 town (such as Allendale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Allendale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allendale) 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 Allendale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Allendale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allendale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0082, Longitude: -81.3084    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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