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Beaufort County, South Carolina

102 Ribaut Rd
Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone: (843) 470-5218
Fax: (843) 470-5248

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

    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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    She is a resident of Beaufort County, South Carolina.
    The golfer, who is in his 70s, got away when his playing partners rushed to help at the Ocean Creek course in Beaufort County, South Carolina.
    Fifteen-year-old Rose Frampton has grown up in Beaufort County, South Carolina, where her family's plantation was spared Sherman's "March to the Sea" but not the financial impact of the Civil War.
    The first volume of the History of Beaufort County, South Carolina ends at 1861 with a description of one of the state's well-known Baptist pastors, William Henry Brisbane: "He became, to the white population, the most hated man in the Beaufort District.
    Newcomers and tourists poured into places like Beaufort County, South Carolina, home of Hilton Head Island, which had a population increase of just over 40% in the 1990s.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following general obligation (GO) bonds for Beaufort County, South Carolina (the county):
    Danzell, General Partner of both partnerships in Beaufort County, South Carolina and filed a motion seeking to remove the General Partner, freeze Silver Star assets, dissolve the Partnership, and appoint a Receiver.
    Helena Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina, it is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization funded through grants and donations only.
    Fitch revises the Rating Outlook on Beaufort County, South Carolina (the county) to Stable from Negative.
    3 million from Beaufort County, South Carolina for its GRM(R) suite of Property Management software, related professional services and the first year of annual software maintenance.
    Today, the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) awarded Superintendent Herman Gaither from Beaufort County, South Carolina the 2002 Frank Withrow Outstanding Achievement in Education Leadership Award.
    The Foundation will continue to work in three communities where the Blank family has deep community roots: Atlanta; Maricopa County, Arizona; and Beaufort County, South Carolina.