Anderson County, South Carolina

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Anderson County
Anderson County Courthouse in Anderson, South Carolina
Anderson County Courthouse in Anderson, South Carolina
Map of South Carolina highlighting Anderson 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: 34°31′N 82°38′W / 34.52°N 82.64°W / 34.52; -82.64
Country United States
State South Carolina
FoundedDecember 20, 1826
Named forRobert Anderson
Largest cityAnderson
 • Total757 sq mi (1,960 km2)
 • Land715 sq mi (1,850 km2)
 • Water42 sq mi (110 km2)  5.5%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density262/sq mi (101/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd

Anderson County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 187,126 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Anderson.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)