Aiken County, South Carolina

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Aiken County, South Carolina
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Aiken County Courthouse
Seal of Aiken County, South Carolina
Seal
Location within South Carolina
Location within South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1871
Named forWilliam Aiken
SeatAiken
Largest cityAiken
Area
 • Total1,081 sq mi (2,800 km2)
 • Land1,071 sq mi (2,774 km2)
 • Water9.6 sq mi (25 km2), 0.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2013)164,176
 • Density149/sq mi (58/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Mary Morgan (19 March 2007). "History". Archived from the original on 2008-02-20. Retrieved 2008-03-29.