Dorchester County, South Carolina

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Dorchester County, South Carolina
Old Dorchester Info Sign.jpg
Location within South Carolina
Location within South Carolina
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South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1897
Named forDorchester, Massachusetts
SeatSt. George
Largest CityNorth Charleston
Area
 • Total576 sq mi (1,492 km2)
 • Land573 sq mi (1,484 km2)
 • Water2.6 sq mi (7 km2), 0.4%
Population
 • (2010)136,555
 • Density238/sq mi (92/km2)
Congressional districts1st, 6th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.