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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Charleston County.

The location of Avondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Avondale is near sea level<2>.

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

Avondale lies within the (843) area code.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

While we believe that this Avondale is located in Charleston County, we know of another 3 South Carolina communities named Avondale. Those communities are located in the following counties: Greenwood, Oconee and Sumter County.

Beyond South Carolina, there are 61 communities that are also named Avondale - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (8), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Tennessee (5), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Avondale ...

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

  • North Charleston [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Charleston
    • North Charleston [Berkeley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 113,237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Charleston
  • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County]
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    • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 89,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant
  • Summerville [Dorchester County]
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    • Summerville [Dorchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 51,692 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerville
  • Goose Creek [Berkeley County]
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    • Goose Creek [Berkeley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 42,841 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goose Creek
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hanahan [Berkeley County]
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      • Hanahan [Berkeley County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 25,765 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanahan
    • James Island [Charleston County]
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      • James Island [Charleston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 12,068 people
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    • Hollywood [Charleston County]
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      • Hollywood [Charleston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,180 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood
    • Isle-of-Palms [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isle-of-Palms
      • Isle-of-Palms [Charleston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isle-of-Palms
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Isle-of-Palms
    • Ravenel [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenel
      • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,674 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel
    • Folly Beach [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Folly Beach
      • Folly Beach [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folly Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Folly Beach

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 Avondale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Avondale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Avondale. 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 Avondale.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Avondale. See our Newspapers Page for Avondale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Avondale ...

Looking for more information about Avondale? 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.

Looking for more information about Avondale? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Avondale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Avondale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Charleston County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Charleston County: www.charlestoncounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Avondale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Avondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7882, Longitude: -79.9898       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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