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Welcome to Pendleton ...

The town of Pendleton is located in Anderson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pendleton has a population of 3,280 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Pendleton is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pendleton lies within the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Pendleton: 29670<4>

Websites for Pendleton ...

Official Website: www.townofpendleton.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pendleton had an population of 3,280 people. This is an increase of 10.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.59% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 2,966 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Pendleton ...

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

  • Anderson [Anderson County]
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    • Anderson [Anderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Pendleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,701 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anderson<6>
  • Easley [Pickens County]
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    • Easley [Pickens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Pendleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,626 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easley<6>
  • Seneca [Oconee County]
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    • Seneca [Oconee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Pendleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,564 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<6>
  • Central [Pickens County]
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    • Central [Pickens County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Pendleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belton [Anderson County]
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      • Belton [Anderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Pendleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,484 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belton<6>
    • Walhalla [Oconee County]
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      • Walhalla [Oconee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Pendleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,460 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walhalla<6>
    • Williamston [Anderson County]
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      • Williamston [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Pendleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamston<6>
    • Pickens [Pickens County]
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      • Pickens [Pickens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Pendleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,185 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<6>
    • Liberty [Pickens County]
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      • Liberty [Pickens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Pendleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,150 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<6>
    • Westminster [Oconee County]
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      • Westminster [Oconee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Pendleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,598 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<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 Pendleton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pendleton.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pendleton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pendleton. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pendleton.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Adding Pendleton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Pendleton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Anderson County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pendleton: www.townofpendleton.org/

The official website for Anderson County: www.andersoncountysc.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 Anderson, 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 Pendleton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pendleton - 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 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).
<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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PendletonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pendleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6518, Longitude: -82.7839    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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