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Welcome to Calhoun Falls ...

The town of Calhoun Falls is located in Abbeville County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Calhoun Falls has a population of 1,902 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Calhoun Falls is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Calhoun Falls lies within the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Calhoun Falls: 29628<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Calhoun Falls had an population of 1,902 people. This is a decrease of 5.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Calhoun Falls had a population of 2,004 people (which is 7.88% of the total population of Abbeville County). This makes Calhoun Falls the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Calhoun Falls represents 0.04% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,004 people, the population of Calhoun Falls decreased 12.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,303 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Calhoun Falls.

Communities near Calhoun Falls ...

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

  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Calhoun Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<6>
  • Elberton [Elbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elberton
    • Elberton [Elbert County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Calhoun Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elberton<6>
  • Edinburg [Elbert County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edinburg
    • Edinburg [Elbert County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Calhoun Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Iva [Anderson County]
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    • Iva [Anderson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Calhoun Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iva<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
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      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Calhoun Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesters Ferry
    • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County]
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      • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Calhoun Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 808 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowman Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowman Ferry
    • Tignall [Wilkes County]
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      • Tignall [Wilkes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Calhoun Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tignall have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tignall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tignall<6>
    • Silk Mills [Elbert County]
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      • Silk Mills [Elbert County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Calhoun Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silk Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silk Mills
    • Lowndesville [Abbeville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowndesville
      • Lowndesville [Abbeville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Calhoun Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowndesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowndesville<6>
    • Troy [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Greenwood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Calhoun Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<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 Calhoun Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Calhoun Falls.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Calhoun Falls. See our Newspapers Page for Calhoun Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calhoun Falls ...

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

Adding Calhoun Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Calhoun Falls in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Calhoun Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Calhoun Falls on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Calhoun Falls on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for South Carolina

About Abbeville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Calhoun Falls. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Abbeville County: www.abbevillecountygovernment.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 Abbeville, 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 Calhoun Falls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Calhoun Falls - 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 Calhoun Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Calhoun Falls 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' (or 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- Calhoun Falls) 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 Calhoun Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Calhoun FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calhoun Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0948, Longitude: -82.5900    
<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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