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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Greenwood County<1>.

The location of Avondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Avondale is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avondale is located in the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

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

  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
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    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,014 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
  • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County]
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    • Ware Shoals [Abbeville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,154 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ware Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ware Shoals<5>
  • Ninety Six [Greenwood County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ninety Six
    • Ninety Six [Greenwood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ninety Six
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ninety Six<5>
  • Due West [Abbeville County]
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    • Due West [Abbeville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,203 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Due West<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cross Hill [Laurens County]
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      • Cross Hill [Laurens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 505 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Hill<5>
    • Donalds [Abbeville County]
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      • Donalds [Abbeville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donalds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donalds<5>
    • Waterloo [Laurens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
      • Waterloo [Laurens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 150 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<5>
    • Hodges [Greenwood County]
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      • Hodges [Greenwood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 148 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hodges<5>
    • Troy [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Greenwood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>
    • Chappells [Newberry County]

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.

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 ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Greenwood 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 Greenwood County: www.co.greenwood.sc.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Greenwood, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Avondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 34.2218, Longitude: -82.1462       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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