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Awendaw, South Carolina

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Welcome to Awendaw ...

The town of Awendaw is located in Charleston County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Awendaw has a population of 1,423 people<1> (see below for details).

Awendaw is near sea level<2>.

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

Awendaw lies within the (843) area code.

The ZIP code for Awendaw: 29429<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Awendaw had a population of 1,294 people. This makes Awendaw the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Awendaw represents 0.03% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,294 people, the population of Awendaw increased 8.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,195 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Awendaw had an population of 1,423 people. This is an increase of 9.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.08% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Awendaw ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Awendaw and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Bethera   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cordesville   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Huger   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Island-of-Palms   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Isle-of-Palms   [Map]   4,363   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jamestown   [Map]   80   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Awendaw. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Awendaw. 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 Awendaw.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Awendaw:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Awendaw ...

Looking for more information about Awendaw? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Awendaw, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Awendaw.

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 Awendaw. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Charleston County:

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Awendaw.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Awendaw - 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 Awendaw). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Awendaw 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 '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- Awendaw) 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 Awendaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Awendaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Awendaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0351, Longitude: -79.6197     [Map].

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