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Welcome to Walhalla ...

The city of Walhalla is located in Oconee County<1> and is the County Seat for Oconee County.

The pronunciation of Walhalla: 'WAH-HALL-uh' or 'WAHL-HALL-uh'<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walhalla has a population of 4,434 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Walhalla is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Walhalla is within the boundaries of the (864) area code.

The ZIP code for Walhalla: 29691<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walhalla had an population of 4,434 people. This is an increase of 4.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walhalla had a population of 4,263 people (or 5.74% of the total population of Oconee County). This makes Walhalla the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Walhalla represents 0.09% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,263 people, the population of Walhalla increased 12.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,801 people).

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

Communities Also Named Walhalla ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Walhalla - they are located in Michigan, North Dakota and Texas.

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

Communities near Walhalla ...

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

  • Clemson [Pickens County]
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    • Clemson [Pickens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Walhalla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,780 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemson<7>
  • Seneca [Oconee County]
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    • Seneca [Oconee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Walhalla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,564 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca<7>
  • Toccoa [Stephens County]
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    • Toccoa [Stephens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Walhalla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,300 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccoa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toccoa<7>
  • Central [Pickens County]
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    • Central [Pickens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Walhalla
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,452 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jarrett [Stephens County]
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      • Jarrett [Stephens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Walhalla
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jarrett have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarrett
    • Pendleton [Anderson County]
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      • Pendleton [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Walhalla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pendleton<7>
    • Westminster [Oconee County]
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      • Westminster [Oconee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Walhalla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<7>
    • Norris [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris
      • Norris [Pickens County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Walhalla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris<7>
    • Six Mile [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Six Mile
      • Six Mile [Pickens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Walhalla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 675 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Six Mile
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Six Mile<7>
    • Avalon [Stephens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avalon
      • Avalon [Stephens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Walhalla
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avalon have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avalon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walhalla ...

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

Adding Walhalla to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Oconee County: www.oconeesc.com/

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 Oconee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Walhalla. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Walhalla.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walhalla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Walhalla). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walhalla or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Walhalla) 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 Walhalla. 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 WalhallaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walhalla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7649, Longitude: -83.0649    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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