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Welcome to Lowndesville ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lowndesville has a population of 120 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Lowndesville is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Lowndesville: (864)

The ZIP code for Lowndesville: 29659<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lowndesville had an population of 120 people. This is a decrease of 6.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lowndesville had a population of 128 people. This makes Lowndesville the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 128 people, the population of Lowndesville decreased 22.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 166 people).

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

Communities near Lowndesville ...

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

  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Lowndesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<6>
  • Hartwell [Hart County]
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    • Hartwell [Hart County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lowndesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartwell<6>
  • Elberton [Elbert County]
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    • Elberton [Elbert County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Lowndesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,350 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elberton<6>
  • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
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    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Lowndesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,883 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun Falls<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Edinburg [Elbert County] - Historic
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      • Edinburg [Elbert County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Lowndesville
      • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Lowndesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iva<6>
    • Due West [Abbeville County]
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      • Due West [Abbeville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lowndesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Due West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Due West<6>
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
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      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Lowndesville
      • 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.
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    • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowman Ferry
      • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Lowndesville
      • 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.
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    • Dewy Rose [Elbert County]
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      • Dewy Rose [Elbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Lowndesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 562 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dewy Rose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dewy Rose<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 Lowndesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lowndesville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lowndesville ...

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

Adding Lowndesville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lowndesville 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 Lowndesville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in South Carolina

About Abbeville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lowndesville. 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 Lowndesville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lowndesville - 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 Lowndesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lowndesville 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lowndesville) 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 Lowndesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LowndesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lowndesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2101, Longitude: -82.6479    
<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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