Cherokee County, South Carolina

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Cherokee County
Limestone College at Limestone Springs Historic District in Gaffney.
Map of South Carolina highlighting Cherokee 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: 35°03′N 81°37′W / 35.05°N 81.62°W / 35.05; -81.62
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1897
SeatGaffney
Largest cityGaffney
Area
 • Total397 sq mi (1,030 km2)
 • Land393 sq mi (1,020 km2)
 • Water4.5 sq mi (12 km2)  1.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
56,194
 • Density141/sq mi (54/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.cherokeecountysc.com

Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,342.[1] The county seat is Gaffney.[2] The county was formed in 1897.

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 2015-05-10. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)