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
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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