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Welcome to Ware Shoals ...

The town of Ware Shoals is primarily located in Abbeville County<1>. A portion of Ware Shoals extends into Greenwood County and Laurens County.

A typical abbreviation for Ware Shoals: Ware Shls.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ware Shoals has a population of 2,156 people<2> (see below for details).

Ware Shoals was established in 1902.

The community of Ware Shoals is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Ware Shoals: (864)

The ZIP code for Ware Shoals: 29692<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ware Shoals had an population of 2,156 people. This is a decrease of 0.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ware Shoals had a population of 2,170 people (which is 8.54% of the total population of Abbeville County). This makes Ware Shoals the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ware Shoals represents 0.05% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,170 people, the population of Ware Shoals decreased 8.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,363 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ware Shoals.

Communities near Ware Shoals ...

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

  • Greenwood [Greenwood County]
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    • Greenwood [Greenwood County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Ware Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,356 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<6>
  • Laurens [Laurens County]
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    • Laurens [Laurens County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ware Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,852 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurens<6>
  • Abbeville [Abbeville County]
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    • Abbeville [Abbeville County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Ware Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,958 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<6>
  • Belton [Anderson County]
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    • Belton [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ware Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,484 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Honea Path [Abbeville County]
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      • Honea Path [Abbeville County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Ware Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,851 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honea Path<6>
    • Ninety Six [Greenwood County]
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      • Ninety Six [Greenwood County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ware Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,043 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ninety Six<6>
    • Due West [Abbeville County]
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      • Due West [Abbeville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Ware Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,198 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Due West<6>
    • Gray Court [Laurens County]
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      • Gray Court [Laurens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Ware Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray Court<6>
    • Cross Hill [Laurens County]
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      • Cross Hill [Laurens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ware Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 517 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cross Hill<6>
    • Donalds [Abbeville County]
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      • Donalds [Abbeville County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Ware Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donalds<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 Ware Shoals. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ware Shoals.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ware Shoals ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of South Carolina

About Abbeville County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Abbeville County: www.abbevillecountygovernment.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 Abbeville, 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 Ware Shoals.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ware Shoals - 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 Ware Shoals). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ware Shoals 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ware Shoals) 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 Ware Shoals. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ware ShoalsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ware Shoals. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3986, Longitude: -82.2466    
<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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