Beaufort, South Carolina

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Beaufort, South Carolina
City
Homes in the Historic District
Homes in the Historic District
Location of Beaufort, South Carolina
Location of Beaufort, South Carolina
Coordinates: 32°26′N 80°41′W / 32.433°N 80.683°W / 32.433; -80.683Coordinates: 32°26′N 80°41′W / 32.433°N 80.683°W / 32.433; -80.683
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Beaufort
Incorporated 1711
Named for Henry Somerset, 2nd Duke of Beaufort
Government
 • Mayor Billy Keyserling
Area
 • City 33.6 sq mi (87.0 km2)
 • Land 27.6 sq mi (71.5 km2)
 • Water 6.0 sq mi (15.5 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 12,361
 • Density 448/sq mi (172.9/km2)
 • Metro 187,010
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 29901-29907
Area code(s) 843
FIPS code 45-04690[1]
GNIS feature ID 1245003[2]
Website www.cityofbeaufort.org

Beaufort is a city in Beaufort County, South Carolina. In 2010, 12,261 people lived there.

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