Fairfield County, South Carolina

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Fairfield County
Fairfield County Courthouse
Fairfield County Courthouse
Map of South Carolina highlighting Fairfield 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: 34°24′N 81°08′W / 34.4°N 81.13°W / 34.4; -81.13
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1785
SeatWinnsboro
Largest cityWinnsboro
Area
 • Total710 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land686 sq mi (1,780 km2)
 • Water24 sq mi (60 km2)  3.3%%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total20,948
 • Density31/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.fairfieldsc.com

Fairfield County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2020 census, 20,948 people live here.[1]

Its county seat is Winnsboro.[2] Fairfield County is part of the Columbia, South Carolina metropolitan area

References[change | change source]

  1. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Fairfield County, South Carolina". census.gov. U.S. Government. Archived from the original on June 10, 2022. Retrieved June 10, 2022.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.