Historic Abbeville County South Carolina is rich in history and rich in natural
Abbeville County is 508 square miles and encompasses the natural resources of Calhoun
Falls State Park and Marina, Richard Russell Dam, and Sumter National Forest. Historically
Abbeville County includes the Abbeville Opera House and historic district, the Burk-Stark
Mansion circa 1841, and Erskine College located in the town of Due West.
Founded in 1785, Abbeville County is the “Birthplace and Deathbed of
the Confederacy” and claims John C. Calhoun as a native son. Abbeville County:
A Great Place to Live.