Pickens County, South Carolina

Coordinates: 34°53′07″N 82°43′24″W / 34.885368°N 82.723377°W / 34.885368; -82.723377
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Pickens County
Pickens County Courthouse
Pickens County Courthouse
"Adventure Starts Here"
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′07″N 82°43′24″W / 34.885368°N 82.723377°W / 34.885368; -82.723377
Country United States
State South Carolina
Named forAndrew Pickens
Largest communityEasley
 • Total512.75 sq mi (1,328.0 km2)
 • Land496.94 sq mi (1,287.1 km2)
 • Water15.81 sq mi (40.9 km2)  3.67%
 • Total131,404
 • Density264.43/sq mi (102.10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd

Pickens County is a county in the northwest part of the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2020 census, its population was 131,404.[1] Its county seat is Pickens.[2] The county was created in 1826.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Pickens County, South Carolina". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2024.
  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. Archived from the original on January 3, 2017. Retrieved March 21, 2015.