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Welcome to Mount Carmel ...

The town of Mount Carmel is located in McCormick County<1> (at the time of its founding, Mount Carmel was located in Abbeville County).

A typical abbreviation for Mount Carmel: Mt. Carmel

Mount Carmel is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Mount Carmel: (864)

The ZIP code for Mount Carmel: 29840<3>

Communities Also Named Mount Carmel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 57 communities that are also named Mount Carmel - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Mississippi (2), Missouri, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario (6), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mount Carmel ...

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

  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,958 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
  • McCormick [McCormick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCormick
    • McCormick [McCormick County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Carmel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,320 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCormick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCormick<5>
  • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun Falls
    • Calhoun Falls [Abbeville County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
    • 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<5>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnton
    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Mount Carmel
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,504 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Edinburg [Elbert County] - Historic
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      • Edinburg [Elbert County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County]
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      • Hesters Ferry [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesters Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesters Ferry
    • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowman Ferry
      • Bowman Ferry [Elbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 808 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowman Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Carmel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tignall have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tignall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tignall<5>
    • Lowndesville [Abbeville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowndesville
      • Lowndesville [Abbeville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowndesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowndesville<5>
    • Troy [Greenwood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
      • Troy [Greenwood County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Carmel ...

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

Adding Mount Carmel to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 McCormick, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Carmel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Mount Carmel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Carmel or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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- Mount Carmel) 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 Mount Carmel. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount CarmelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Carmel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0073, Longitude: -82.5072    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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