McCormick County

McCormick County, South Carolina

133 S Mine St Rm 102
McCormick, SC 29835
Phone: (864) 465-2195
Fax: (864) 465-0071

On the central western border of SC, northwest of Augusta, GA; established Feb 19, 1916 from Edgefield, Greenwood, and Abbeville counties. Name Origin: For Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-84), inventor of farm implements and local landowner

Area (sq mi):: 393.85 (land 359.56; water 34.29) Population per square mile: 28.10
Population 2005: 10,108 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 12.30% Population 2000: 9,958 (White 44.40%; Black or African American 53.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $14,770; median household $31,577; Population below poverty level: 17.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,308-$18,338
Unemployment (2004): 10.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 33.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The sheriff of McCormick County can hold onto his badge.
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His dedication to regional economic growth culminated in the development of Savannah Lake Village, which has grown from an "idea" for the use of 4,000 acres of once-federal land, for the construction of a thriving retirement/recreational community that now comprises close to half of McCormick County's tax base.