Beaufort County


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Beaufort County, South Carolina

102 Ribaut Rd
Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone: (843) 470-5218
Fax: (843) 470-5248
www.co.beaufort.sc.us

On southern border of SC, southwest of Charleston; original county; organized 1768 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the town

Area (sq mi):: 922.88 (land 586.86; water 336.03) Population per square mile: 234.90
Population 2005: 137,849 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 14.00%; 1990-2000 39.90% Population 2000: 120,937 (White 67.40%; Black or African American 24.00%; Hispanic or Latino 6.80%; Asian 0.80%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 6.30%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $25,377; median household $46,992; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $32,456-$34,814
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hilton Head Island (34,371)
  • Beaufort County seat (12,289)

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    Beaufort County, North Carolina

    121 W 3rd St
    Washington, NC 27889
    Phone: (252) 946-0079
    Fax: (252) 946-7722
    www.co.beaufort.nc.us

    On central eastern border of NC, east of Goldsboro; organized as Pamptecough Precinct Dec 3, 1705 (prior to statehood) from Bath County, which was organized in 1696 and abolished in 1739; name changed about 1712. Name Origin: For Henry Somerset (1684-1714), Duke of Beaufort, a Lord Proprietor of the colony of SC. Originally for the Pamptecough (Pamlico) River

    Area (sq mi):: 958.69 (land 827.97; water 130.72) Population per square mile: 55.60
    Population 2005: 46,018 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 6.30% Population 2000: 44,958 (White 66.80%; Black or African American 29.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 40.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,722; median household $31,066; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,439-$23,324
    Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.50% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Bob Bromage, the public information officer for the Sheriff's Department in Beaufort County, southwest of Charleston.
    We hope this will be the first of many fundraisers in Beaufort County for this devastating disease.”
    The State of North Carolina and FEMA are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in the city of Washington located in Beaufort County. Other centers will be opening soon in the affected areas.
    Despite Florida governor Rick Scott (http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2016/10/06/florida-gas-supply/91662690/) insisting his state had plenty of gas as Floridians fled Matthew, many local news sources reported the scramble for gasoline had sucked service stations dry - notably, at least (http://www.orlandosentinel.com/weather/hurricane/os-hurricane-matthew-gas-station-shortages-20161006-story.htmlhttp://www.orlandosentinel.com/weather/hurricane/os-hurricane-matthew-gas-station-shortages-20161006-story.html) 135 in Florida and (http://www.islandpacket.com/news/weather/hurricane/article106088637.html) 14 in Beaufort County , South Carolina alone.
    Beaufort County, SC, October 31, 2013 --(PR.com)-- DayBreak Adult Care Services, the leading provider of in-home senior care, has announced an exclusive partnership agreement between DayBreak of the Lowcountry and VetserV.
    Beaufort County will receive a total $5,858,517 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to offset costs for debris removal following Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.
    Kenneth Hodges and Ron Busby are scheduled to deliver educational and motivational messages for the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce Business Conference & Expo November 4-5 at the Sea Island Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort.
    The community colleges participating in the RIBN program include: Beaufort County Community College, Carteret Community College, College of the Albemarle, Craven Community College, Lenoir Community College, Pitt Community College and Roanoke-Chowan Community College.
    Beaufort, SC, October 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce Business Conference & Expo is set for November 4-5 at the Sea Island Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort.
    Notes: questions concerning the plans and drawings should be directed to colin kinton at: beaufort county traffic engineering department email: ckinton@bcgov.Net.
    Major organization : BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
    Tenders are invited for artificial reef program of the is seeking bids for artificial reef construction off of beaufort county through the deployment of surplus concrete materials of various shapes and sizes.