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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Oconee County<1>.

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

Avondale is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Avondale lies within the (864) area code.

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

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

  • Clemson [Pickens County]
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    • Clemson [Pickens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,501 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemson<5>
  • Seneca [Oconee County]
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    • Seneca [Oconee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,533 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<5>
  • Central [Pickens County]
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    • Central [Pickens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<5>
  • Walhalla [Oconee County]
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    • Walhalla [Oconee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walhalla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walhalla<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jarrett [Stephens County]
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      • Jarrett [Stephens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarrett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarrett
    • Pendleton [Anderson County]
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      • Pendleton [Anderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,285 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<5>
    • Liberty [Pickens County]
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      • Liberty [Pickens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,154 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<5>
    • Westminster [Oconee County]
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      • Westminster [Oconee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<5>
    • Norris [Pickens County]
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      • Norris [Pickens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 824 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris<5>
    • Six Mile [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Six Mile
      • Six Mile [Pickens County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 672 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Six Mile
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Six Mile<5>

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Oconee 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 Oconee County: www.oconeesc.com/

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 Oconee, 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 34.7159, Longitude: -83.0140       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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