Laurens County, South Carolina
Laurens County Courthouse in February 2012
Location within the U.S. state of South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
|• Total||724 sq mi (1,880 km2)|
|• Land||714 sq mi (1,850 km2)|
|• Water||10 sq mi (30 km2) 1.4%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||93/sq mi (36/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Laurens County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 66,537 people lived there. Its county seat is Laurens. The county was formed in 1785 and named after Henry Laurens, the fifth president of the Continental Congress.