Beaufort County


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Beaufort County, South Carolina

102 Ribaut Rd
Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone: (843) 470-5218
Fax: (843) 470-5248
www.co.beaufort.sc.us

On southern border of SC, southwest of Charleston; original county; organized 1768 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the town

Area (sq mi):: 922.88 (land 586.86; water 336.03) Population per square mile: 234.90
Population 2005: 137,849 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 14.00%; 1990-2000 39.90% Population 2000: 120,937 (White 67.40%; Black or African American 24.00%; Hispanic or Latino 6.80%; Asian 0.80%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 6.30%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $25,377; median household $46,992; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,456-$34,814
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hilton Head Island (34,371)
  • Beaufort County seat (12,289)

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    Beaufort County, North Carolina

    121 W 3rd St
    Washington, NC 27889
    Phone: (252) 946-0079
    Fax: (252) 946-7722
    www.co.beaufort.nc.us

    On central eastern border of NC, east of Goldsboro; organized as Pamptecough Precinct Dec 3, 1705 (prior to statehood) from Bath County, which was organized in 1696 and abolished in 1739; name changed about 1712. Name Origin: For Henry Somerset (1684-1714), Duke of Beaufort, a Lord Proprietor of the colony of SC. Originally for the Pamptecough (Pamlico) River

    Area (sq mi):: 958.69 (land 827.97; water 130.72) Population per square mile: 55.60
    Population 2005: 46,018 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 6.30% Population 2000: 44,958 (White 66.80%; Black or African American 29.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 40.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,722; median household $31,066; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,439-$23,324
    Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.50% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    An award-winning Beaufort County, SC organization that provides day care and support services to dementia sufferers and their caregivers, Memory Matters is one of the first organizations in the United States to join forces with The Purple Angel program, an international movement to make our world dementia-friendly.
    The Beaufort County coroner's office said 28-year-old Justin Miller of Port Royal was killed by the careening fire truck.
    Daniel Van Hoven, son of James and Jill Doon of Holden, was recently stationed at Parris Island, Beaufort County, S.
    Kenneth Hodges and Ron Busby are scheduled to deliver educational and motivational messages for the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce Business Conference & Expo November 4-5 at the Sea Island Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort.
    Ofner was booked for felony indecent exposure and taken to the Beaufort County Detention Center to await a bond hearing, police said.
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    Carolina Door & millwork, a new manufacturing company, has acquired nearly 28 acres in Beaufort County, SC, to build a manufacturing facility, according to Savannah Now.
    Fifteen-year-old Rose Frampton has grown up in Beaufort County, South Carolina, where her family's plantation was spared Sherman's "March to the Sea" but not the financial impact of the Civil War.
    Four involved middle school students--statewide programs in Michigan and Maine; a district-wide program in Beaufort County, S.
    Major Kit Campbell, and Investigator Royce Hamm from the Beaufort County, North Carolina, Sheriff's Office responded to an emergency call involving three swimmers who were missing in a nearby river.
    Betty Gray, a faculty member at Beaufort County Community College in Washington, N.