Lancaster County, South Carolina

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Lancaster County, South Carolina
Lancaster County Courthouse (Built 1828), Lancaster, South Carolina.jpg
Lancaster 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.
Founded1785
SeatLancaster
Largest cityLancaster
Area
 • Total555 sq mi (1,437 km2)
 • Land549 sq mi (1,422 km2)
 • Water6.0 sq mi (16 km2), 1.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)92,550
 • Density140/sq mi (50/km2)
Congressional district5th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitemylancastersc.org

Lancaster County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 76,652 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Lancaster.[2] The county was formed in 1785.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 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.