Lancaster County, South Carolina

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Lancaster County
Lancaster County Courthouse
Lancaster County Courthouse
Map of South Carolina highlighting Lancaster 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°41′N 80°42′W / 34.69°N 80.7°W / 34.69; -80.7
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1785
SeatLancaster
Largest cityLancaster
Area
 • Total555 sq mi (1,440 km2)
 • Land549 sq mi (1,420 km2)
 • Water6.0 sq mi (16 km2)  1.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
92,550
 • Density140/sq mi (50/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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.