Orangeburg County, South Carolina

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Orangeburg County
Historic Orangeburg County Jail
Map of South Carolina highlighting Orangeburg 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: 33°26′N 80°48′W / 33.44°N 80.8°W / 33.44; -80.8
Country United States
State South Carolina
Named forWilliam III of England aka "William of Orange"
Largest cityOrangeburg
 • Total1,128 sq mi (2,920 km2)
 • Land1,106 sq mi (2,860 km2)
 • Water22 sq mi (60 km2)  1.9%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density84/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts2nd, 6th

Orangeburg County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, 92,501 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Orangeburg.[2] The county was formed in 1769.[3]

Orangeburg County comprises Orangeburg, SC Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Columbia-Orangeburg-Newberry Combined Statistical Area. It is located in the Midlands region of South Carolina.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 10, 2015. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "South Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Archived from the original on January 3, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2015.