Edgefield County

Edgefield County, South Carolina

129 Courthouse Sq Suite 205
Edgefield, SC 29824
Phone: (803) 637-4080
Fax: (803) 637-4007

On the central western border of SC, north of Augusta, GA; established Mar 12, 1785 from Ninety Six District. Name Origin: Said to be so named because the old district of Edgefield was bordered by the Savannah River and by Indian lands, and thus was the edge of SC

Area (sq mi):: 506.54 (land 501.89; water 4.64) Population per square mile: 50.90
Population 2005: 25,528 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 33.90% Population 2000: 24,595 (White 55.50%; Black or African American 41.50%; Hispanic or Latino 2.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 35.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,415; median household $35,146; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,921-$20,345
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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A birder, naturalist, and distinguished professor of wildlife ecology at Clemson University, Lanham recounts his childhood on his family's pristine multigenerational ranch in Edgefield County, South Carolina.
In the mid-1960s at age 65, when some settled into retirement, she learned to drive a car for the first time and started volunteering for an Edgefield County program that had her driving to the end of remote rural roads to find children whose parents were keeping them home from school, Sara Rearden said.
Bondex Inc., a maker of thermal bonded nonwoven materials said it is expanding its existing operations in Edgefield County, SC.
Colonel Burt, a native of Edgefield County, South Carolina, had moved to Mississippi with his wife and their first two children in 1844, settling in Oktibbeha County.
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On June 3 an alert neighbor called authorities about a suspected burglary in progress in Edgefield County, South Carolina, according to EdgefieldDaily.
The Aiken and Edgefield County Economic Development Partnership recently announced that construction has commenced on Aiken County's Center for Hydrogen Research on the Savannah River Research Campus in South Carolina.
[14] The 1873 Colfax War in Grant Parish, Louisiana, the 1876 Hamburg Riot or War in Edgefield County, South Carolina, the 1899 insurrection in Wilmington, North Carolina in the United States, and also the 1914 Rebellion in South Africa fit this pattern.
His career in public service actually began in 1929, when he became superintendent of education of Edgefield County, South Carolina.
Finally, one wishes she had concluded her book with sentiments like those of Orville Vernon Burton's In My Father's House Are Many Mansions, a 1985 study of black and white communities in Edgefield County, South Carolina, that reaches from antebellum times through Reconstruction: