Pickens County, South Carolina
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Pickens County Courthouse
Location within the U.S. state of South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Andrew Pickens|
|• Total||512 sq mi (1,330 km2)|
|• Land||496 sq mi (1,280 km2)|
|• Water||16 sq mi (40 km2) 3.1%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||240/sq mi (90/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
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. Its county seat is Pickens. The county was created in 1826.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "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.