Allendale County, South Carolina

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Allendale County
Allendale County Courthouse in July 2012
Map of South Carolina highlighting Allendale County
Location within the U.S. state of South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°59′N 81°21′W / 32.99°N 81.35°W / 32.99; -81.35
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1919
Named forPaul H. Allen, early postmaster of Allendale[1]
SeatAllendale
Largest townAllendale
Government
 • County Council[2]
  • Theresa H. Taylor
  • H. Carl Gooding
  • Matthew Connelly
  • William Robinson
  • Charles R. Gooding
Area
 • Total412 sq mi (1,070 km2)
 • Land408 sq mi (1,060 km2)
 • Water4.3 sq mi (11 km2)  1.0%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total8,039
 • Density20/sq mi (7.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
  • 29827, 29810, 29836, 29932, 29849, 29846
Area code(s)803
Congressional district6th
Websitewww.allendalecounty.com

Allendale County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2020 census, 8,039 people live here.[3] Its county seat is Allendale.[4] The county was formed in 1919.

References[change | change source]

  1. Federal Writers' Project (1941). Palmetto Place Names. Sloane Printing Co. p. 11.
  2. "Welcome to Allendale County, SC". www.allendalecounty.com. Retrieved June 9, 2022.
  3. "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. US Government. Retrieved June 9, 2022.
  4. "How much do you know about your county?". County Explorer. Retrieved June 9, 2022.