Florence County

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Florence County, South Carolina

180 N Irby
Florence, SC 29501
Phone: (843) 665-3031
Fax: (843) 665-3097

In east-central SC, east of Sumter; organized Dec 22, 1888 from Marion, Darlington, Williamsburg, and Clarendon counties. Name Origin: For Florence Harllee, daughter of Gen. William Harllee, first president of the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad Co

Area (sq mi):: 803.74 (land 799.84; water 3.90) Population per square mile: 163.90
Population 2005: 131,097 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 4.20%; 1990-2000 10.00% Population 2000: 125,761 (White 58.20%; Black or African American 39.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,876; median household $35,144; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,795-$26,088
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Florence County seat (30,883)

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    Florence County, Wisconsin

    PO Box 410
    Florence, WI 54121
    Phone: (715) 528-3201
    Fax: (715) 528-4762

    On northeastern border of WI; organized Mar 18, 1882 from Marinette and Oconto counties. Name Origin: For Florence Terry Hulst, wife of an early developer and mine owner, Dr. N. P. Hulst

    Area (sq mi):: 497.46 (land 488.03; water 9.43) Population per square mile: 10.20
    Population 2005: 4,974 State rank: 71 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.20%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 5,088 (White 97.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 41.90
    Income 2000: per capita $18,328; median household $34,750; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,750-$24,146
    Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    The 20-year-old rapper, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, was indicted on first-degree sexual conduct charges by a grand jury in Florence County, South Carolina, according to Twelfth Circuit Solicitor Ed Clements and reported by ABC-affiliate WPDE.
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    The firm also has expanded its practice in cultural facilities with such major buildings as the Whitney Museum of American Art, and South Carolina's Florence County Museum.
    In neighbouring South Carolina, a vehicle trying to cross a flooded roadway in Florence County was swept away by flood waters, killing one person, Governor Nikki Haley said.
    mBank has pledged USD 3,000 in new aggregate donations to the Niagara, Florence County and Pembine School Districts.
    WMBF reports out of Florence County, South Carolina, that a local gun shop is using some innovative techniques to prepare gun owners.
    The idea for SC LENDS germinated when Florence County Library System Director Ray McBride started looking for a cheaper, user-friendly option for its catalog.
    The newspaper reports the 24-year-old Morehouse University graduate was struck by a car on Interstate 95 in Florence County late Thursday and died early the following day.
    Senior Solutions and Senior Centers of Spartanburg will offer classes in the upstate counties of Anderson, Oconee, Spartanburg, Greenville, Pickens and Cherokee; the Darlington County Council on Aging and the Senior Citizens Association of Florence County will offer classes in the Pee Dee counties of Darlington, Marion, Marlboro, Chesterfield, Florence and Dillon; and Lowcountry Senior Center will offer classes in Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties.
    African American politics in rural America; theory, practice, and case studies from Florence County, South Carolina.
    Cingular Wireless has added sites northeast of Eastover in Richland County, along McCords Ferry Rd (US 601); along US 378 southeast of Gresham; west of Orangeburg along Hwy 4; south of Pamplico; and along US 378 in Florence County.
    Lynda Hawkins, senior director of accountability at Florence County School District Three, says: "The ePortfolio program has taken our teachers a step further into the world of technology integration.