Aiken County

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Aiken County, South Carolina

828 Richland Ave W
Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: (803) 642-2012
Fax: (803) 642-2124

On the central western border of SC, east of Augusta, GA; organized Mar 10, 1871 from Edgefield, Barnwell, Lexington, and Orangeburg counties. Name Origin: For William Aiken (1806-87), SC governor (1844-46)

Area (sq mi):: 1080.46 (land 1072.66; water 7.79) Population per square mile: 140.00
Population 2005: 150,181 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 142,552 (White 70.40%; Black or African American 25.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,772; median household $37,889; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,832-$27,350
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Aiken County seat (27,299)
  • North Augusta (19,095)

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    Any and all information or addenda to this proposal will be posted on the Aiken County website.
    The Aiken dental office, located in Aiken County, is one of 16 Aspen Dental-branded locations in South Carolina, a state where 44 of 46 counties, including Aiken, have dental health professional shortage areas as designated by the U.
    The Aiken County Plant Manager Ron Brooks emceed the ceremony, which included speeches from Kazuhisa Nishigai, COO, Bridgestone Corp.
    Approximately 350 people now work at the new Aiken County Off Road Radial Tire Plant, and Bridgestone expects to create an additional 200 positions when the location reaches full production in the next two to three years.
    But it was stolen from their home in June, the second burglary in less than a year, according to Aiken County Sheriff's Office reports.
    This study examines JAP's success rate in Aiken County, South Carolina, by seeking to learn: (1) whether or not the program is effective in reducing the financial burden of prosecuting first-time juvenile offenders to the criminal justice system; (2) the rate of successful completion of the program; and, (3) victim accountability through financial and community service restitution.
    Aiken County, where Breezy Hill is located, is an area with "a thin water table," meaning that the aquifer could not supply the necessary amount of water to make the area viable for future investment from developers and industrial clients.
    The Perry campaign has scheduled three events in Aiken County, South Carolina, for the next day.
    Long term, the only impact it will have is for her possibly being a nominee for vice president," Aiken County Tea Party founder Colen Lindell said.
    Global Banking News-July 25, 2011--Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Expands Passenger and Light Truck Tire Production at Aiken County Plant(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
    Anyone with information about the crime may call the ATF Columbia Field Office at (803) 251-4600, the ATF Gun Hotline at 1-800-ATF-GUNS or 1-800-283-4867 or the Aiken County Sheriff's Office at (803) 642-1763.
    DARLEY has purchased 360 acres in Aiken County, South Carolina upon which a training facility will be built in the near future.