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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following the acquisitions of Stephens Industries in Atlanta and Willow Oak Quarry in Kershaw County, S.C.
Luck Stone, the crushed stone and aggregates division of Richmond, Va.-based Luck Companies, has extended its footprint into new areas of the Southeast after closing on deals for Stephens Industries, Atlanta, and Willow Oak Quarry in Kershaw County, S.C.
Youngren of Elgin, South Carolina, died Sunday when a pickup truck hit a bridge piling in Kershaw County, said Coroner David West, who added that weather "played a big part" in the death.
Andrews at $8.15/SF and the lowest is in Kershaw County at $2.53/SF.
Business partners and agencies that supported the bill included AARP, CVS Pharmacy, Michelin, The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care, the Small Business Chamber, the New Morning Foundation, the SC Department of Mental Health, Agape, The Free Clinic of Columbia, the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, Eau Claire Cooperative Health Centers, and the Deans/Directors of Nurse Practitioner programs in SC.
Sammie was a stray dog in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States, after he was shot in the head, dragged behind a car, and spray-painted by his former lady owner.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 28, 2015-Motorola Solutions implements fully integrated text-to-911 solution in Kershaw county, South Carolina
After owning the property for nearly nine years, Timbervest sold 2,416 acres in Kershaw County to a timberland investment group.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, S.C., helped bring Bryant and her fellow musicians to LCI to perform and teach inmates music in the BLIC unit.
After eight years of employing a 1:1 laptop initiative, the team at Kershaw County Schools in Camden, S.C., chose to investigate alternate options for the 2012-2013 school year.
In 2011, students successfully petitioned the local Kershaw Gounty Council to recognize National Travel and Tourism Week in Kershaw County. The students wanted the county lawmakers to see the importance of the tourism industry on the local, state and national economies.