Kershaw County, South Carolina

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Kershaw County
Kershaw County, South Carolina, original courthouse in Camden by Robert Mills built about 1827, now home of the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center
Kershaw County, South Carolina, original courthouse in Camden by Robert Mills built about 1827, now home of the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center
Map of South Carolina highlighting Kershaw 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°20′N 80°35′W / 34.34°N 80.59°W / 34.34; -80.59
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1791
Named forJoseph Kershaw
SeatCamden
Largest cityCamden
Area
 • Total740 sq mi (1,900 km2)
 • Land727 sq mi (1,880 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (40 km2)  1.9%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total61,697
 • Density85/sq mi (33/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.kershaw.sc.gov

Kershaw County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 61,697.[1] Its county seat is Camden.[2] The county was created in 1791.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "South Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Retrieved March 21, 2015.