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

The community of Abbeville is the Seat for Abbeville County.

Abbeville County was founded in 1785.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Abbeville had a population of 25,098 people. This is a decrease of 4.09% since the last Census (which gave a population of 26,167 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Abbeville represented 0.65% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 35th most populous county (out of 46 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201025,417-2.87%+1.27% since 2009
200925,098-4.09%-0.55% since 2008
200825,236-3.56%-0.32% since 2007
200026,167The Last Census

More information can be found on the Abbeville County Census Page for Abbeville County.


Below are some of the communities located in Abbeville County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Abbeville County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Abbeville   5,4765,8406.23% decrease  
Honea Path   3,7133,5045.96% increase  
Ware Shoals   2,3702,3630.3% increase  
Calhoun Falls   2,1642,3036.04% decrease  
Due West   1,2611,2094.3% increase  

Websites for Abbeville County

Official Website:   www.abbevillecountygovernment.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census. For more information, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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