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Elloree, South Carolina
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Motto(s): 
"A Small Slice of Southern Living"
Location of Elloree, South Carolina
Location of Elloree, South Carolina
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Orangeburg
Incorporated 1886
Area
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.63 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.63 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
164 ft (50 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 692
 • Estimate 
(2019)
641
 • Density 632.15/sq mi (243.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29047
Area code(s) 803, 839
FIPS code 45-23470
GNIS feature ID 1247661

Elloree is a town in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 692 at the 2010 census.

History

Trinity Lutheran Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

Geography

Elloree is located at 33°32′N 80°34′W / 33.533°N 80.567°W / 33.533; -80.567 (33.5321, -80.5718).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 311
1900 413 32.8%
1910 540 30.8%
1920 925 71.3%
1930 1,098 18.7%
1940 1,123 2.3%
1950 1,127 0.4%
1960 1,031 −8.5%
1970 940 −8.8%
1980 909 −3.3%
1990 939 3.3%
2000 742 −21.0%
2010 692 −6.7%
Est. 2019 641 −7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Elloree racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 279 48.95%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 241 42.28%
Asian 8 1.4%
Other/Mixed 30 5.26%
Hispanic or Latino 12 2.11%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 570 people, 264 households, and 144 families residing in the town.

Education

Elloree has a public library, a branch of the Orangeburg County Library.

Notable people

  • Chris Antley, champion American jockey
  • William H. Brandenburg, retired Major General
  • James Hampton, outsider artist who created the Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations' Millennium General Assembly
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