Beaufort County, South Carolina

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Beaufort County
The Arsenal at Beaufort Historic District.
The Arsenal at Beaufort Historic District.
Map of South Carolina highlighting Beaufort 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: 32°21′N 80°41′W / 32.35°N 80.69°W / 32.35; -80.69
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1769
SeatBeaufort
Largest townHilton Head Island
Area
 • Total923 sq mi (2,390 km2)
 • Land576 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Water347 sq mi (900 km2)  38%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
186,844
 • Density282/sq mi (109/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 6th
Websitewww.bcgov.net

Beaufort County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 162,233 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Beaufort.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)