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Welcome to Wadmalaw Island ...

Wadmalaw Island is located in Charleston County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Wadmalaw Island: Wadmalaw Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Wadmalaw Island is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Wadmalaw Island: (843)

The ZIP code for Wadmalaw Island: 29487<3>

Communities near Wadmalaw Island ...

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

  • Charleston [Charleston County]
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    • Charleston [Charleston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Wadmalaw Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 139,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<5>
  • North Charleston [Berkeley County]
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    • North Charleston [Berkeley County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Wadmalaw Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 118,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Charleston<5>
  • James Island [Charleston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Island
    • James Island [Charleston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Wadmalaw Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,226 people
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  • Hollywood [Charleston County]
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    • Hollywood [Charleston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Wadmalaw Island
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,268 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ravenel [Charleston County]
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      • Ravenel [Charleston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Wadmalaw Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenel<5>
    • Folly Beach [Charleston County]
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      • Folly Beach [Charleston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Wadmalaw Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,682 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Folly Beach<5>
    • Seabrook Island [Charleston County]
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      • Seabrook Island [Charleston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Wadmalaw Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seabrook Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seabrook Island<5>
    • Kiawah Island [Charleston County]
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      • Kiawah Island [Charleston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Wadmalaw Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,765 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiawah Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kiawah Island<5>
    • Meggett [Charleston County]
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      • Meggett [Charleston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Wadmalaw Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,304 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meggett<5>
    • Edisto Beach [Colleton County]
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      • Edisto Beach [Colleton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Wadmalaw Island
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edisto Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edisto Beach

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wadmalaw Island ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of South Carolina

About Charleston County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Charleston County: www.charlestoncounty.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 Charleston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wadmalaw Island - 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 community (such as Wadmalaw Island). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wadmalaw Island 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wadmalaw Island) 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 Wadmalaw Island. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wadmalaw IslandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wadmalaw Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6664, Longitude: -80.1705    
<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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