Marlboro County

Marlboro County, South Carolina

PO Box 419
Bennettsville, SC 29512
Phone: (843) 479-5600
Fax: (843) 479-5639

On northeastern border of SC, north of Florence; organized 1798 from Cheraws District. Name Origin: For John Churchill (1650-1722), Duke of Marlborough

Area (sq mi):: 485.28 (land 479.71; water 5.57) Population per square mile: 58.40
Population 2005: 28,021 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 -1.80% Population 2000: 28,818 (White 44.30%; Black or African American 50.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,385; median household $26,598; Population below poverty level: 21.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,841-$18,676
Unemployment (2004): 13.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In Marlboro County, unemployment dipped from 8.7% in February to 4.9% in March.
"We are excited about Hanson and Carolina Waterfowl's project," said Ron Munnerlyn, county administrator and economic developer for Marlboro County. "The Waterfowl Rescue site will quickly become an eco-tourism destination benefiting both the wildlife and local economy here in Marlboro County.
Carolina Waterfowl Rescue: To restore and enhance the habitat of a previous mining site in Marlboro County by providing refuge for protected and endangered wildlife.
According to county health rankings by the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute, Beaufort County has the highest health outcomes ranking in South Carolina and Marlboro County the lowest.
I'm just taking it day by day," Garcia said Tuesday as she returned to the middle school where more than 30 people remained in a disaster shelter in rural Marlboro County in northeast South Carolina.
Bornstein, a professional poker player, was arrested by Marlboro County Sheriff's deputies after failing to show up in court for traffic violations.
Under coach Mark Klotz, the head pro at the Marlboro County Club, the Marlboro High golf team is pointing toward Thursday's important Mid-Wach B match at home against Hudson.
The bordello continued to operate, and it was busted again recently, netting charges against Marlboro County's former coroner for running the place and other arrests.
'The settlers who migrated to South Carolina between the years 1736 and 1746 were primarily Calvinist Baptists who settled in the upper Pee Dee River Region of present day Marlboro County.'
Marlboro County: Marian Wright Edelman Public Library, 203 Fayetteville Ave., Bennettsville
For one thing, Kinney says that the crash, among the most wrenching highway accidents in recent history in South Carolina and the worst road mishap ever in Marlboro County, had already devastated the local community where it occurred.