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Welcome to Ravenel ...

The town of Ravenel is located in Charleston County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ravenel has a population of 2,734 people<2> (see below for details).

Ravenel is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Ravenel: (843)

The ZIP code for Ravenel: 29470<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ravenel had an population of 2,734 people. This is an increase of 10.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ravenel had a population of 2,465 people. This makes Ravenel the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Ravenel represents 0.05% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,465 people, the population of Ravenel increased 11.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,214 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ravenel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Ravenel - it's located in Georgia.

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

Communities near Ravenel ...

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

  • Charleston
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • North Charleston
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Summerville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Goose Creek
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Hanahan
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • James Island
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Island
    • James Island is located in Charleston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
  • Folly Beach
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Lincolnville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincolnville
    • Lincolnville is located in Charleston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,624 people
  • Seabrook Island
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Kiawah Island
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ravenel ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Charleston, 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 Ravenel.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ravenel - 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 Ravenel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ravenel 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.


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