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Encyclopedia > Fort Mill, South Carolina

Fort Mill is a town in York County, South Carolina, and a suburb of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. The population was 7,587, per the 2000 census. The greater Fort Mill area is the home of several nationally notable businesses, including Jim Bakker's defunct Heritage USA, part of Carowinds theme park, Muzak, and Springs Industries. It is also home to Knights Stadium, the home of the AAA Charlotte Knights since 1990. The town also serves as the headquarters of Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps. The town of Fort Mill was also the site of the last Confederate Cabinet meeting. Fort Mill's Confederate Park contains the nation's only monument to slaves fighting on the Confederate side of the American Civil War. As of 2006 the entire Township of Fort Mills has a total of nearly 35,000 people residing within it. York County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32° 2′ N to 35° 13′ N  - Longitude... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... “Charlotte” redirects here. ... James Orsen Bakker (born January 2, 1939, in Muskegon, Michigan) is an American televangelist, a former Assemblies of God minister, and a former host (with his then-wife Tammy Faye Bakker) of The PTL Club, a popular evangelical Christian television program. ... Heritage USA is the now defunct 2,300 acre (9 km²) Christian theme park/water park/residential complex built in Fort Mill, South Carolina, USA, by PTL Club founders televangelist Jim Bakker and Tammy Faye Bakker. ... Carowinds is a 105 acre theme park, located adjacent to I-77 on the stateline between North and South Carolina, in Charlotte and Fort Mill, respectively. ... Muzak Holdings LLC is a company, founded in 1934, that is best known for distribution of music to retail stores and other companies. ... Knights Stadium is the home of the International Leagues Charlotte Knights, the AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. ... Class-Level Triple-A (1993-Present) Double-A (1976-1992) Minor League affiliations International League South Division Southern League (1976-1992) Major League affiliation Chicago White Sox (1998-Present) Florida Marlins (1996-1997) Cleveland Indians (1993-1995) Chicago Cubs (1989-1992) Baltimore Orioles (1976-1988) Name Charlotte Knights (1989-Present... Carolina Crown is a drum and bugle corps based out of Fort Mill, South Carolina. ... Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem (none official) God Save the South (unofficial) The Bonnie Blue Flag (unofficial) Dixie (unofficial) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Religion... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total...


Geography

Location of Fort Mill, South Carolina

Fort Mill is located at 35°0′21″N, 80°56′49″W (35.005747, -80.947020)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias SC county maps by Seth Ilys. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.00 km² (4.6 mi²). 11.8 km² (4.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (1.30%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The Town of Fort Mill will be holding a final public hearing in October on a proposed annexation that will effectively double the town's physical size.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 7,587 people, 2,914 households, and 2,141 families residing in the town. The population density was 642.4/km² (1,662.7/mi²). There were 3,063 housing units at an average density of 259.3/km² (671.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 81.69% White, 15.99% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.70% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,914 households out of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.09. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.0 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $44,627, and the median income for a family was $56,538. Males had a median income of $42,469 versus $27,253 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,519. About 8.1% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • Maps and aerial photos for 35°00′21″N 80°56′49″W / 35.005747, -80.94702Coordinates: 35°00′21″N 80°56′49″W / 35.005747, -80.94702


Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

York County, South Carolina
County Seat York
Cities Rock Hill | Tega Cay | York
Towns Clover | Fort Mill | Hickory Grove | McConnells | Sharon | Smyrna
Communities and CDPs Filbert | India Hook | Lake Wylie | Lesslie | Newport | Riverview |
Other Catawba Indian Nation | Carowinds | Heritage USA | Kings Mountain National Military Park | Winthrop University

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