Kershaw County

Kershaw County, South Carolina

1121 Broad St Rm 202
Camden, SC 29020
Phone: (803) 425-1500
Fax: (803) 425-6044

In north-central SC, northeast of Columbia; organized 1798 from old Craven County. Name Origin: For Col. Joseph Kershaw, SC army officer during the Revolutionary War and SC legislator

Area (sq mi):: 740.25 (land 726.26; water 14.00) Population per square mile: 77.80
Population 2005: 56,486 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 7.30%; 1990-2000 20.80% Population 2000: 52,647 (White 70.70%; Black or African American 26.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,360; median household $38,804; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,355-$26,159
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 27.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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After owning the property for nearly nine years, Timbervest sold 2,416 acres in Kershaw County to a timberland investment group.
In 2011, students successfully petitioned the local Kershaw Gounty Council to recognize National Travel and Tourism Week in Kershaw County.
He was born in Kershaw County, South Carolina, son of the late Joseph and Geneva (Wood) Jackson.
After receiving more than 1,000 of the votes, the United Way of Kershaw County has been given $7,000; the American Red Cross, $2,000; and the SC Mountains to Midlands Affiliate of Susan G.
Both are former presidents of the Kershaw County Historical Society.
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He thought he'd get help once he reached the highway near his farm in Kershaw County, South Carolina.
Case in point: Kershaw County School District in Camden, SC, which numbers 10,200 students, 733 teachers, and 418 staff.
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