Newberry County, South Carolina

Coordinates: 34°17′24″N 81°35′59″W / 34.289881°N 81.599676°W / 34.289881; -81.599676
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Newberry County
Newberry County Courthouse
Newberry County Courthouse
Map of South Carolina highlighting Newberry 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°17′24″N 81°35′59″W / 34.289881°N 81.599676°W / 34.289881; -81.599676
Country United States
State South Carolina
Named forNo records exist but likely named after a settler in the area or a suburb of London named Newberry.[1][2][3]
Largest communityNewberry
 • Total647.28 sq mi (1,676.4 km2)
 • Land630.29 sq mi (1,632.4 km2)
 • Water16.99 sq mi (44.0 km2)  2.62%
 • Total37,719
 • Density59.84/sq mi (23.10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd

Newberry County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2020 census, 37,719 people lived there.[4] Its county seat is Newberry.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Newberry County". Retrieved June 14, 2022.
  2. Lawson, Walker (April 13, 2023). "How did Newberry get its name?". WLTX. Columbia, South Carolina: Tegna, Inc. Retrieved April 14, 2023.
  3. Haven, Elyssa (May 1, 2023). "Shealy shares theory on the history of the name 'Newberry'". Newberry Observer. Newberry, South Carolina: Champion Media. Retrieved May 8, 2023.
  4. "QuickFacts: Newberry County, South Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.