Georgetown County

Georgetown County, South Carolina

PO Drawer 421270
Georgetown, SC 29442
Phone: (843) 545-3063
Fax: (843) 545-3292

On the central eastern border of SC, northeast of Charleston; original district; organized 1768 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the county seat

Area (sq mi):: 1035.00 (land 814.83; water 220.16) Population per square mile: 74.80
Population 2005: 60,983 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 9.30%; 1990-2000 20.50% Population 2000: 55,797 (White 59.20%; Black or African American 38.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,805; median household $35,312; Population below poverty level: 17.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,253-$26,614
Unemployment (2004): 9.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Georgetown County, SC is soliciting sealed bids for the completion of a new community fire station facility.
When the mill opened nearly 50 years ago, most African Americans in Georgetown County still worked on farms and had little access to higher-paying jobs.
The children were in a raft off in the waters of DeBordieu Beach in Georgetown County when a shark jumped into the raft and began thrashing around inside.
People are being moved from their homes in boats," Georgetown County spokeswoman Jackie Broach said.
Teems has served on many HOA Boards, and currently on the Georgetown County Tourism Commission-Vice Chair, Pawleys Island A-Tax Committee-Member and the Litchfield Corridor Beautification Committee-Advisory Committee.
The Antipedo Baptists of Georgetown County, South Carolina, 1710-2010
n the unofficial results for Georgetown County, Scott easily defeated Thurmond, 2,330 to 1,813.
Students from five high schools in Horry County and one high school in Georgetown County participated in Coastal Carolina University's first Chemistry and Physics Science Day on December 7.
They are (in alphabetical order by state): Seward, Alaska; Canoga Park, California; Lauderhill, Florida; Pompano Beach, Florida; Port Huron, Michigan; Willmar, Minnesota; Carrollton, Missouri; Georgetown County, South Carolina; Orangeburg County, South Carolina; Winchester, Virginia.
Christian Missions is a non-denominational organization that assists families throughout the rural areas of Horry County and some portions of Georgetown County.
The Yawkey Wildlife Center is an approximately 20,000-acre preserve located at the mouth of Winyah Bay in Georgetown County, South Carolina.

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