Abbeville Abbeville County, South Carolina

Abbeville: Town in Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA


Abbeville is a town located in the county of Abbeville in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,237. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,958 inhabitants.

The town was created 258 years ago in 1763.

Abbeville Quick Facts

Population : 4,958 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Abbeville County
Postal code : 29620
Phone Area Codes : 864
Water as percent of area : 0.19%
Land as percent of area : 99.81%
Altitude : 591 feet / 180 meters
Capital city : Abbeville is capital of Abbeville County
Establishment : January 01, 1764 (258 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone, UTC−05:00
Local time : 09:28:05 (7th October 2022)
Population growth : -5.63% (2010-2020)
Abbeville locator map
Location of Abbeville on South Carolina map.
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Abbeville is located at 34°10'41"N 82°22'44"W (34.1781700, -82.3790100).

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According to census records, the population of Abbeville decreased by 5.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,237 - census
2011 5,178 -1.14% estimation process
2012 5,162 -0.31% estimation process
2013 5,131 -0.6% estimation process
2014 5,109 -0.43% estimation process
2015 5,089 -0.39% estimation process
2016 5,051 -0.75% estimation process
2017 5,035 -0.32% estimation process
2018 5,032 -0.06% estimation process
2019 5,014 -0.36% estimation process
2020 4,958 -1.13% estimation process

Abbeville zip code is 29620. County name: Abbeville, County fips: 45001

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People born in Abbeville (19)

People born in Abbeville, including 7th Vice President of the United States John C. Calhoun, politician Benjamin Glover Shields, politician Joshua Hill, .


  • Christie Benet (American politician, college football player and coach (1879-1951)) he was born in 26/12/1879
  • Davenia McFadden (American actress) she was born in 21/02/1961
  • Emmet Reid Blake (American zoologist) he was born in 29/11/1908
  • Curtis Crider (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 07/10/1930
  • John McLaren McBryde (American academic) he was born in 01/01/1841
  • Leomont Evans (American football player) he was born in 12/07/1974
  • Thomas D. Howie (United States Army officer) he was born in 12/04/1908
  • Eugene Gary (American politician) he was born in 22/08/1854
  • Julia Tarrant Barron (American philanthropist) she was born in 18/12/1805
  • Hannah St. Clair Lind Hemphill Coleman (American suffragist) she was born in 17/04/1872
  • James Thompson (American surveyor) he was born in 01/01/1789
  • Janie Marshall (manslaughter victim) she was born in 30/01/1934
  • Kennan Gilchrist (professional gridiron football linebacker) he was born in 13/09/1994
  • James D. Waddell (lawyer and Civil War colonel) he was born in 22/12/1832
  • Jim Lander (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1930
  • Mary Grace Wilson (American academic administrator, first women's dean of Duke University (1900–1992)) she was born in 13/11/1900

Schools in Abbeville

College & universities near Abbeville, SC

Code Name City ZIP
217998 Erskine College Due West (SC) 29639

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Abbeville, SC

Code Name Address Type
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL

Post offices near Abbeville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Abbevill Post Office Abbeville (SC) 29620

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Abbeville County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Abbeville County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Calhoun Falls 1,883 Town in Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States
Due West 1,198 City in Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States of America
Sharon 641 Human settlement in York County, South Carolina, United States of America
Donalds 330 Human settlement in Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States of America
Lowndesville 119 Town in Abbeville County, South Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Abbeville distances to largest South Carolina cities