Colleton County, South Carolina
|Colleton County, South Carolina|
Colleton County Courthouse
Location within South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Sir John Colleton, 1st Baronet|
|• Total||1,133 sq mi (2,934 km2)|
|• Land||1,056 sq mi (2,735 km2)|
|• Water||77 sq mi (199 km2), 6.8%|
|• Density||33/sq mi (13/km2)|
|Congressional districts||1st, 6th|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC−5/−4|
Colleton County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 38,892 people lived there. Its county seat is Walterboro. The county is named after Sir John Colleton, 1st Baronet, one of the eight Lords Proprietor of the Province of Carolina and was created in 1800.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 87.
- "South Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Retrieved March 20, 2015.