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Welcome to New Ellenton ...

The town of New Ellenton is located in Aiken County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of New Ellenton, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1963.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Ellenton has a population of 2,165 people<2> (see below for details).

New Ellenton is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

New Ellenton is located in the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for New Ellenton: 29809<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Ellenton had an population of 2,165 people. This is an increase of 5.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Ellenton had a population of 2,052 people. This makes New Ellenton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of New Ellenton represents 0.04% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 114th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,052 people, the population of New Ellenton decreased 8.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,250 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Ellenton.

Communities near New Ellenton ...

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

  • Augusta
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Aiken
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • North Augusta
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Fairvale
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairvale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairvale
    • Fairvale is located in Richmond County (GA)
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,769 people
  • Williston
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Burnettown
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnettown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnettown
    • Burnettown is located in Aiken County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,769 people
  • Jackson
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Snelling
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snelling have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snelling
    • Snelling is located in Barnwell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
  • Elko
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elko
    • Elko is located in Barnwell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elko <5>
  • Windsor
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Ellenton ...

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

Adding New Ellenton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for New Ellenton was on a map titled Road Map for South Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

We also found New Ellenton in the book titled .<7> From that list, the New Ellenton post office opened in 1963.

For more details, see References and Mentions for New Ellenton.

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

The official website for Aiken County:

The official website for State of South Carolina:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Aiken, 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 New Ellenton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Ellenton - 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 New Ellenton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether New Ellenton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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