Charleston County


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Charleston County, South Carolina

4045 Bridge View
Charleston, SC 29405
Phone: (843) 958-4030
Fax: (843) 958-4035
www.charlestoncounty.org

On the southeastern border of SC; original district; organized Mar 12, 1785 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Charles II (1630-85), king of Great Britian, with whose help the American colonies grew vigorously

Area (sq mi):: 1358.11 (land 918.51; water 439.61) Population per square mile: 359.70
Population 2005: 330,368 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 6.60%; 1990-2000 5.10% Population 2000: 309,969 (White 60.80%; Black or African American 34.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 1.10%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 34.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,393; median household $37,810; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,722-$30,951
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Charleston County seat (104,883)
  • North Charleston (84,271)
  • Mount Pleasant (56,350)
  • Hanahan (13,376)

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    Lanna Wright, Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission,861 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC 29412 or by e-mail to prcprocurement@ccprc.
    On behalf of the Charleston County Aviation Authority, we are proud to welcome Alaska Airlines to the Lowcountry and look forward to a long and prosperous partnership," said Billy Swails, Charleston County Aviation Authority chairman.
    Surveillance video showed the gunman entering the church, without appearing threatening, Charleston County coroner Rae Wilson said.
    Two months after the legacy-to-Web conversion from the 3270 remote public access system (RPAS) screens to ScreenSurfer, Charleston County is averaging 3,000 screen views a day.
    He is due for a bail hearing on Friday but will appear by video link from the Charleston-area detention center where he was jailed, said Major Eric Watson, a Charleston County Sheriff's Office spokesman.
    Michael Jordan is also a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, Charleston County Bar Association, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, and South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division.
    The Charleston County Sheriff's office said that deputies found a man covered with blood when they arrived at Helen Williams' North Charleston home early Wednesday.
    Before being elected to Congress, Scott spent 13 years on the Charleston County Council, including four terms as chairman.
    But they're a far cry from the frigid reception she felt starting in 2007, during her first few years as superintendent of the expansive, racially and socio-economically diverse Charleston County (S.
    Sean Tracey, Charleston County Aviation Authority, who spoke on the future of Charleston area airports and their impact on the transportation industry; and Mr.
    The relationship between Head Start and the Charleston County School District represents a positive interagency collaboration.
    He was a member of the Charleston County Council from 1995 to 2007 and served a two-year term in the South Carolina House of Representatives.

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