Georgetown County, South Carolina

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Georgetown County, South Carolina
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Georgetown County Courthouse
Location within South Carolina
Location within South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1769
SeatGeorgetown
Largest cityGeorgetown
Area
 • Total1,035 sq mi (2,681 km2)
 • Land814 sq mi (2,108 km2)
 • Water221 sq mi (572 km2), 21%
Population
 • (2010)60,158
 • Density74/sq mi (29/km2)
Congressional district7th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.georgetowncountysc.org

Georgetown County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, 60,158 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Georgetown.[2] The county was formed in 1769. It is named for George III of the United Kingdom.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 136.