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Aiken County, South Carolina

828 Richland Ave W
Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: (803) 642-2012
Fax: (803) 642-2124

On the central western border of SC, east of Augusta, GA; organized Mar 10, 1871 from Edgefield, Barnwell, Lexington, and Orangeburg counties. Name Origin: For William Aiken (1806-87), SC governor (1844-46)

Area (sq mi):: 1080.46 (land 1072.66; water 7.79) Population per square mile: 140.00
Population 2005: 150,181 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 142,552 (White 70.40%; Black or African American 25.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,772; median household $37,889; Population below poverty level: 13.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,832-$27,350
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 24.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Aiken County seat (27,299)
  • North Augusta (19,095)

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    Headquartered in Augusta, Georgia, Southeastern is the holding company for Georgia Bank & Trust Company of Augusta and also operates as Southern Bank & Trust in Aiken County, South Carolina.
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    Durban's novel opens from the perspective of Howard Aimer, a prominent man from a small town in Aiken County, South Carolina. At the opening of the story, he is on his deathbed, but the novel, like the roots of the tree Durban so often compares to Southern history, twists back to the 1920s, into the heart of the town's brutal past.
    (19) Figure 1 walks a juvenile though the typical criminal process in the Aiken County, South Carolina, Family Court.
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    His Aiken County, South Carolina, records program earned a County Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACO), and was featured in AIIM, the American City and County and the NACo County News.
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