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Welcome to Barnwell ...

The city of Barnwell is located in Barnwell County<1> and is the County Seat for Barnwell County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Barnwell has a population of 4,305 people<2> (see below for details).

Barnwell was established in 1798.

The community of Barnwell is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Barnwell is within the (803) area code.

The ZIP codes for Barnwell: 29812, 29813<4>

Websites for Barnwell ...

Official Website: www.cityofbarnwell.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barnwell had an population of 4,305 people. This is a decrease of 9.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barnwell had a population of 4,750 people (or 21% of the total population of Barnwell County). This makes Barnwell the county's most populous community.

The population of Barnwell represents 0.1% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,750 people, the population of Barnwell decreased 5.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,035 people).

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

Communities Also Named Barnwell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Barnwell - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, California and Colorado.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Barnwell.

Communities near Barnwell ...

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

  • Bamberg [Bamberg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bamberg
    • Bamberg [Bamberg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Barnwell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,160 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bamberg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bamberg<6>
  • Williston [Barnwell County]
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    • Williston [Barnwell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Barnwell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,912 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williston<6>
  • Denmark [Bamberg County]
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    • Denmark [Bamberg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Barnwell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denmark<6>
  • Allendale [Allendale County]
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    • Allendale [Allendale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Barnwell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,829 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allendale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blackville [Barnwell County]
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      • Blackville [Barnwell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Barnwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackville<6>
    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
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      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Barnwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
    • Hilda [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilda
      • Hilda [Barnwell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Barnwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 408 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilda<6>
    • Norway [Orangeburg County]
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      • Norway [Orangeburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Barnwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norway<6>
    • Snelling [Barnwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snelling
      • Snelling [Barnwell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Barnwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snelling have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snelling
    • Olar [Bamberg County]
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      • Olar [Bamberg County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Barnwell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 228 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olar<6>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barnwell. 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 Barnwell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barnwell. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Barnwell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barnwell ...

Looking for more information about Barnwell? 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 Barnwell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Barnwell.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Barnwell County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Barnwell: www.cityofbarnwell.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 Barnwell, 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 Barnwell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barnwell - 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 city (such as Barnwell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Barnwell 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barnwell) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barnwell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BarnwellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barnwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2447, Longitude: -81.3589    
<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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