Abbeville County


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Abbeville County, South Carolina

Courthouse PO Box 99
Abbeville, SC 29620
Phone: (864) 366-5312
Fax: (864) 366-4595
www.sccounties.org/counties/Abbeville.htm

On northwestern coast of SC, south of Greenville; established Mar 12, 1785 from Ninety Six District. (In 1868 all districts were renamed counties.) Name Origin: For the city in Somme, France

Area (sq mi):: 511.05 (land 508.03; water 3.02) Population per square mile: 51.40
Population 2005: 26,133 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 9.70% Population 2000: 26,167 (White 68.00%; Black or African American 30.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,370; median household $32,635; Population below poverty level: 13.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,966-$20,289
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Abbeville Community Federal Credit Union in South Carolina, founded in 1971 and federally chartered in 2011, serves all of Abbeville County.
According to GAFCU CEO Faye Crocker, Hall always has the best interest of the membership and Abbeville County in mind.
It includes essays on South Carolina nineteenth-century tourism (mineral water, dancing and amusements), the rise of Reidville Schools (1857 to 1905), the first Little Big Horn (the Seventh US Cavalry in the South Carolina upcountry), freedmen and schools in Abbeville County from 1865 to 1875, African Americans in Spartanburg following the civil war, African Americans and the Clinton Presbyterian Church and Sloan's Chapel, reputation and retribution in nineteenth-century Spartanburg, the Woodrow evolution controversy and the actions of the 1884 Presbyterian Synod of South Carolina.
Steve Bowles, development services director for Abbeville County said that in 2009, the $46 million plant in Abbeville opened with a 373-foot tower that was described as the state s tallest building.
Abbeville County sheriff's deputies say a test proctor employed by the college helped people pass the test, which could help them become eligible for a Pell Grant.
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The boys of Diamond Hill; the lives and Civil War letters of the Boyd family of Abbeville County, South Carolina.