Pickens County, South Carolina

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Pickens County
Pickens County Courthouse
Pickens County Courthouse
Map of South Carolina highlighting Pickens 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°53′N 82°43′W / 34.89°N 82.72°W / 34.89; -82.72
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1826
Named forAndrew Pickens
SeatPickens
Largest cityEasley
Area
 • Total512 sq mi (1,330 km2)
 • Land496 sq mi (1,280 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  3.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
123,479
 • Density240/sq mi (90/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.co.pickens.sc.us

Pickens County is a county in the northwest part of the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 119,224.[1] Its county seat is Pickens.[2] The county was created in 1826.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "South Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Retrieved March 21, 2015.