Cherokee County, South Carolina

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Cherokee County, South Carolina
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Location within South Carolina
Location within South Carolina
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South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Largest cityGaffney
 • Total397 sq mi (1,028 km2)
 • Land393 sq mi (1,018 km2)
 • Water4.5 sq mi (12 km2), 1.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)56,194
 • Density141/sq mi (54/km2)
Congressional district5th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

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.