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Welcome to Pendleton ...

The town of Pendleton is located in Anderson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pendleton has a population of 3,197 people<1> (see below for details).

Pendleton is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Pendleton: (864)

The ZIP code for Pendleton: 29670<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pendleton had a population of 2,964 people. This makes Pendleton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Pendleton represents 0.06% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,964 people, the population of Pendleton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,966 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pendleton had an population of 3,197 people. This is an increase of 7.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pendleton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Anderson   [Map]   27,293   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Belton   [Map]   4,370   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Central   [Map]   5,179   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Easley   [Map]   21,053   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Liberty   [Map]   3,174   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pickens   [Map]   3,164   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Pendleton.

Communities Also Named Pendleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Pendleton - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pendleton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pendleton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pendleton. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pendleton:

Websites for Pendleton ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pendleton ...

Looking for more information about Pendleton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pendleton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pendleton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Pendleton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pendleton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pendleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Pendleton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pendleton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Pendleton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pendleton) 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 Pendleton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pendleton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pendleton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6518, Longitude: -82.7839     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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