Pickens, South Carolina

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Pickens, South Carolina
Top, left to right: Downtown Pickens, Hagood Mill, Pickens City Hall, Old Pickens Jail, Pickens County Courthouse
Top, left to right: Downtown Pickens, Hagood Mill, Pickens City Hall, Old Pickens Jail, Pickens County Courthouse
Nickname(s): 
Where The Mountains Begin
Location of Pickens, South Carolina
Location of Pickens, South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°52′54″N 82°42′27″W / 34.88167°N 82.70750°W / 34.88167; -82.70750Coordinates: 34°52′54″N 82°42′27″W / 34.88167°N 82.70750°W / 34.88167; -82.70750
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
CountyPickens
Area
 • Total2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Land2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,093 ft (333 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,126
 • Density1,227.1/sq mi (473.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29671
Area code(s)864
FIPS code45-56140[1]
GNIS feature ID1250078[2]
Websitewww.cityofpickens.com

Pickens, formerly called Pickens Courthouse, is a city in Pickens County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 3,126 at the 2010 census.[3] It is the county seat of Pickens County.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. Population Estimates Boundary Changes Archived 2006-02-06 at the Wayback Machine, United States Census Bureau, 2007-07-01. Accessed 2008-11-06.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.