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Awendaw, South Carolina

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Welcome to Awendaw ...

The town of Awendaw is located in Charleston County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Awendaw has a population of 1,553 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Awendaw.

Awendaw is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Awendaw: (843)

The ZIP code for Awendaw: 29429<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Awendaw had an population of 1,553 people. This is an increase of 20.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.96% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 1,195 people).

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

Communities near Awendaw ...

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

  • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County]
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    • Mount Pleasant [Charleston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Awendaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<6>
  • Isle-of-Palms [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isle-of-Palms
    • Isle-of-Palms [Charleston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Awendaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isle-of-Palms
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Isle-of-Palms<6>
  • McClellanville [Charleston County]
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    • McClellanville [Charleston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Awendaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClellanville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClellanville<6>
  • Jamestown [Berkeley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamestown
    • Jamestown [Berkeley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Awendaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 83 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jamestown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Huger [Berkeley County]
    • Wando [Berkeley County]
    • Bethera [Berkeley County]
    • Cordesville [Berkeley County]
    • Wrangle Town [Berkeley County] - Historic
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      • Wrangle Town [Berkeley County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Awendaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wrangle Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Island-of-Palms [Charleston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island-of-Palms
      • Island-of-Palms [Charleston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Awendaw
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island-of-Palms have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island-of-Palms

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Awendaw.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Awendaw. See our Newspapers 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>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Charleston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Awendaw.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Awendaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AwendawOur 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    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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