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Gadsden, South Carolina
Location in Richland County and the state of South Carolina.
Location in Richland County and the state of South Carolina.
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Richland
 • Total 11.5 sq mi (29.8 km2)
 • Land 11.5 sq mi (29.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
154 ft (47 m)
 • Total 1,632
 • Density 141.84/sq mi (54.77/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 45-27970
GNIS feature ID 1249488

Gadsden is a census-designated place (CDP) in Richland County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 1,632 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina metropolitan area.


The John J. Kaminer House, Magnolia, Oakwood, and Richland Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Gadsden is located at latitude 33.846 North and longitude 80.766 West. The elevation is 148 feet (45 m) above sea level. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has an area of 11.5 square miles (29.8 km2), of which 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.06%, is water. The community is located at the intersection of state highways 48 and 769.


2020 census

Gadsden racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 83 6.38%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 1,154 88.7%
Native American 2 0.15%
Asian 1 0.08%
Other/Mixed 37 2.84%
Hispanic or Latino 24 1.84%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,301 people, 546 households, and 425 families residing in the CDP.

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