Richland County, South Carolina

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Richland County, South Carolina
Richland County, SC Courthouse IMG 4801.JPG
The Richland County Justice Center is located across from Columbia City Hall.
Location within South Carolina
Location within South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1785
SeatColumbia
Largest cityColumbia
Area
 • Total772 sq mi (1,999 km2)
 • Land757 sq mi (1,961 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (39 km2), 1.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)409,549
 • Density508/sq mi (196/km2)
Congressional districts2nd, 6th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.richlandonline.com

Richland County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, 384504 people lived there,[1] making it the second-most populous county in South Carolina, after Greenville County. The county seat and largest city is Columbia,[2] the state capital. The county was created in 1785.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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