Marlboro County

Marlboro County, South Carolina

PO Box 419
Bennettsville, SC 29512
Phone: (843) 479-5600
Fax: (843) 479-5639

On northeastern border of SC, north of Florence; organized 1798 from Cheraws District. Name Origin: For John Churchill (1650-1722), Duke of Marlborough

Area (sq mi):: 485.28 (land 479.71; water 5.57) Population per square mile: 58.40
Population 2005: 28,021 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 -1.80% Population 2000: 28,818 (White 44.30%; Black or African American 50.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,385; median household $26,598; Population below poverty level: 21.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,841-$18,676
Unemployment (2004): 13.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Notes: a pre bid meeting will be held on 10/06/16, 1:00 pm at marlboro county high school.
Bornstein, a professional poker player, was arrested by Marlboro County Sheriff's deputies after failing to show up in court for traffic violations.
Under coach Mark Klotz, the head pro at the Marlboro County Club, the Marlboro High golf team is pointing toward Thursday's important Mid-Wach B match at home against Hudson.
The settlers who migrated to South Carolina between the years 1736 and 1746 were primarily Calvinist Baptists who settled in the upper Pee Dee River Region of present day Marlboro County.
SCAGO Educational Facilities Corporation (SC), $10,000,000 (School District of Marlboro County Project) revenue bonds, ser 2007 (insured: Radian Asset Assurance Inc.
For one thing, Kinney says that the crash, among the most wrenching highway accidents in recent history in South Carolina and the worst road mishap ever in Marlboro County, had already devastated the local community where it occurred.
Kinney's newspaper included, among other things, the story of the crash and deaths, a photo of six crosses at the intersection where the van and truck collided, a photo of the van and truck (but of no bodies) at the crash site, and an editorial about how Wallace and the rest of Marlboro County could begin to heal.
Attending that funeral and seeing other expressions of caring and support in Marlboro County, "a typical southern rural community" which is 50% black and 50% white, convinced Kinney that when it comes to grieving, racial differences don't matter.
A representative from Aiken County is not the best arbiter in determining whether a hog factory is a good idea in Marlboro County.