Berkeley County, South Carolina

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Berkeley County, South Carolina
Darby Building (Mt Pleasant, SC) 3.jpg
Historic Berkeley County Courthouse in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Location within South Carolina
Location within South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1882
SeatMoncks Corner
Largest cityCharleston
Area
 • Total1,229 sq mi (3,183 km2)
 • Land1,099 sq mi (2,846 km2)
 • Water130 sq mi (337 km2), 11%
Population (est.)
 • (2013)194,020
 • Density162/sq mi (63/km2)
Congressional districts1st, 6th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
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.
  3. "South Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Retrieved March 20, 2015.