Aiken County, South Carolina

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Aiken County
Aiken County Courthouse
Aiken County Courthouse
Official seal of Aiken County
Seal
Map of South Carolina highlighting Aiken County
Location within the U.S. state of South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°33′N 81°38′W / 33.55°N 81.64°W / 33.55; -81.64
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1871
Named forWilliam Aiken
SeatAiken
Largest cityAiken
Area
 • Total1,081 sq mi (2,800 km2)
 • Land1,071 sq mi (2,770 km2)
 • Water9.6 sq mi (25 km2)  0.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2013)
164,176
 • Density149/sq mi (58/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.aikencountysc.gov

Aiken County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, 160,099 people lived there.[1] Its county seat and largest city is Aiken.[2] It was formed in 1871.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. Mary Morgan (19 March 2007). "History". Archived from the original on 2008-02-20. Retrieved 2008-03-29. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)