Edgefield County

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Edgefield County, South Carolina

129 Courthouse Sq Suite 205
Edgefield, SC 29824
Phone: (803) 637-4080
Fax: (803) 637-4007
www.edgefieldcounty.sc.gov

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 maker of thermal bonded nonwoven materials said it is expanding its existing operations in Edgefield County, SC.