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Welcome to Avondale ...

Avondale is located in Sumter County<1>.

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

Avondale is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Avondale: (803)

Communities Also Named Avondale ...

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

  • Sumter [Sumter County]
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    • Sumter [Sumter County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 39,656 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumter
  • Manning [Clarendon County]
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    • Manning [Clarendon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,941 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manning
  • Eastover [Richland County]
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    • Eastover [Richland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 831 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eastover
  • Mayesville [Sumter County]
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    • Mayesville [Sumter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
    • Estimated population for 2018: 718 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayesville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pinewood [Sumter County]
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      • Pinewood [Sumter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 533 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinewood
    • Paxville [Clarendon County]
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      • Paxville [Clarendon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
      • Estimated population for 2018: 179 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxville
    • Cherryvale [Sumter County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherryvale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherryvale
      • Cherryvale [Sumter County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Avondale
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    • Lakewood [Sumter County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
      • Lakewood [Sumter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Avondale
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    • Mulberry [Sumter County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Sumter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Avondale
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    • Privateer [Sumter County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Privateer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Privateer
      • Privateer [Sumter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Avondale
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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.

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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 Sumter County: www.sumtercountysc.org/

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 Sumter, 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 '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: 33.9113, Longitude: -80.4059       In this case, the coordinates for Avondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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