Georgetown County, South Carolina

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Georgetown County
Georgetown County Courthouse
Georgetown County Courthouse
Map of South Carolina highlighting Georgetown 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°25′N 79°18′W / 33.41°N 79.3°W / 33.41; -79.3
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1769
SeatGeorgetown
Largest cityGeorgetown
Area
 • Total1,035 sq mi (2,680 km2)
 • Land814 sq mi (2,110 km2)
 • Water221 sq mi (570 km2)  21%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total60,158
 • Density74/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th
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. 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)
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 136.