Dorchester County, South Carolina

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Dorchester County
Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site
Map of South Carolina highlighting Dorchester 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: 33°05′N 80°24′W / 33.08°N 80.4°W / 33.08; -80.4
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1897
Named forDorchester, Massachusetts
SeatSt. George
Largest CityNorth Charleston
Area
 • Total576 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Land573 sq mi (1,480 km2)
 • Water2.6 sq mi (7 km2)  0.4%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total136,555
 • Density238/sq mi (92/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 6th
Websitewww.dorchestercounty.net

Dorchester County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 136,555.[1] Its county seat is St. George.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved November 23, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)