Beaufort County, South Carolina

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Beaufort County, South Carolina
The Arsenal - Beaufort, SC.jpg
The Arsenal at Beaufort Historic District.
Location within South Carolina
Location within South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1769
SeatBeaufort
Largest townHilton Head Island
Area
 • Total923 sq mi (2,391 km2)
 • Land576 sq mi (1,492 km2)
 • Water347 sq mi (899 km2), 38%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)186,844
 • Density282/sq mi (109/km2)
Congressional districts1st, 6th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
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.