Marlboro County, South Carolina

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Marlboro County
Marlboro County Courthouse, Bennettsville
Marlboro County Courthouse, Bennettsville
Map of South Carolina highlighting Marlboro 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°36′N 79°41′W / 34.6°N 79.68°W / 34.6; -79.68
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1785
Named forJohn Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
SeatBennettsville
Largest cityBennettsville
Area
 • Total485 sq mi (1,260 km2)
 • Land480 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Water5.6 sq mi (15 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)
26,945
 • Density60/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district7th
Websitewww.marlborocounty.sc.gov

Marlboro County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 28,933 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Bennettsville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.