Berkeley County, South Carolina

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Berkeley County
Historic Berkeley County Courthouse in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Historic Berkeley County Courthouse in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Map of South Carolina highlighting Berkeley 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: 33°12′N 79°57′W / 33.2°N 79.95°W / 33.2; -79.95
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1882
SeatMoncks Corner
Largest cityCharleston
Area
 • Total1,229 sq mi (3,180 km2)
 • Land1,099 sq mi (2,850 km2)
 • Water130 sq mi (300 km2)  11%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2013)
194,020
 • Density162/sq mi (63/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 6th
Websitewww.berkeleycountysc.gov

Berkeley County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, 177,843 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Moncks Corner.[2] The county was formed in 1882.[3]

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 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "South Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Retrieved March 20, 2015.