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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 2016, Allendale has a population of 3,046 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

The telephone area code for Allendale: (803)

The ZIP code for Allendale: 29810<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Allendale had a population of 3,482 people (or 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 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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Allendale had an population of 3,046 people. This is a decrease of 12.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Allendale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Allendale and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Barnwell   [Map]   4,542   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brunson   [Map]   517   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ehrhardt   [Map]   499   E   18 miles [29 km]
Estill   [Map]   1,932   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairfax   [Map]   1,745   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Gifford   [Map]   271   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Allendale. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Allendale. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Allendale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Allendale.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Allendale. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allendale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Allendale. 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, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0082, Longitude: -81.3084     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Allendale.