Union County, South Carolina

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Union County
Union Carnegie Library
Union Carnegie Library
Map of South Carolina highlighting Union 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°41′N 81°37′W / 34.69°N 81.62°W / 34.69; -81.62
Country United States
State South Carolina
Founded1785
SeatUnion
Largest cityUnion
Area
 • Total516 sq mi (1,340 km2)
 • Land514 sq mi (1,330 km2)
 • Water1.9 sq mi (5 km2)  0.4%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
27,777
 • Density56/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.countyofunion.org

Union County is a county in the state of South Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, 28,961 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Union.[2] The county was formed in 1785.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "South Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2009. Retrieved March 21, 2015.