Georgetown County

Georgetown County, South Carolina

PO Drawer 421270
Georgetown, SC 29442
Phone: (843) 545-3063
Fax: (843) 545-3292

On the central eastern border of SC, northeast of Charleston; original district; organized 1768 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the county seat

Area (sq mi):: 1035.00 (land 814.83; water 220.16) Population per square mile: 74.80
Population 2005: 60,983 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 9.30%; 1990-2000 20.50% Population 2000: 55,797 (White 59.20%; Black or African American 38.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,805; median household $35,312; Population below poverty level: 17.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,253-$26,614
Unemployment (2004): 9.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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South Carolina: Beaufort County, Berkeley County, Charleston County, Colleton County, Dorchester County, Georgetown County, Horry County, Jasper County
Georgetown County: Waccamaw Regional Recreation Center, 83 Duncan Ave., Pawleys Island
And Florence -- which arrived as a hurricane dumping record rainfall in North Carolina -- is expected to cause record flooding downriver in Georgetown County as its final act.
Horry County, the larger of the two counties in terms of population and land area, has more than doubled in size since 1990 to just over 309,000 in 2015, and is over five times the size of Georgetown County. Perhaps more importantly, the county seat of Georgetown has lost population in the last 25 years as the manufacturing industry as a whole has become more capital-intensive and competitive globally.
When the mill opened nearly 50 years ago, most African Americans in Georgetown County still worked on farms and had little access to higher-paying jobs.
The children were in a raft off in the waters of DeBordieu Beach in Georgetown County when a shark jumped into the raft and began thrashing around inside.
People are being moved from their homes in boats," Georgetown County spokeswoman Jackie Broach said.
Four commercial nurseries were used as research sites, including Tangipahoa Parish (30[degrees]47'30.39"N, 90[degrees]20'37.91"W), Louisiana (LA); Stone County (30[degrees]47'59.92"N, 89[degrees]15'21.64"W), Mississippi (MS); Georgetown County (33[degrees]14'40.78"N, 79[degrees]22'52.80"W), South Carolina (SC); and Pickens County (34[degrees]45'50.34"N, 82[degrees]39'47.75"W), SC.
Teems has served on many HOA Boards, and currently on the Georgetown County Tourism Commission-Vice Chair, Pawleys Island A-Tax Committee-Member and the Litchfield Corridor Beautification Committee-Advisory Committee.
The Antipedo Baptists of Georgetown County, South Carolina, 1710-2010
Besides Haley, an African American Tim Scott secured a Republican nomination for Congressional District after he defeated Paul Thurmond.n the unofficial results for Georgetown County, Scott easily defeated Thurmond, 2,330 to 1,813.

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