Historic Abbeville County South Carolina is rich in both history and natural resources.
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. In addition to Abbeville, other towns included in this historic county are Lowndesville, Calhoun Falls, Donalds, and Due West. Also, parts of Honea Path & Ware Shoals.
Founded in 1785, Abbeville County is the “Birthplace and Deathbed of the Confederacy” and claims John C. Calhoun as a native son.