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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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.
On June 3 an alert neighbor called authorities about a suspected burglary in progress in Edgefield County, South Carolina, according to EdgefieldDaily.
com were able to trace the lineage of the Reverend Sharpton to his great-grandfather, Coleman Sharpton, a slave in 1835 Edgefield County, 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.