Colleton County, South Carolina
Colleton County Courthouse
Location within the U.S. state of South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Sir John Colleton, 1st Baronet|
|• Total||1,133 sq mi (2,930 km2)|
|• Land||1,056 sq mi (2,740 km2)|
|• Water||77 sq mi (200 km2) 6.8%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||33/sq mi (13/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||1st, 6th|
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. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. 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. Archived from the original on January 3, 2017. Retrieved March 20, 2015.