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Encyclopedia > Greenville County, South Carolina
Greenville County, South Carolina
Map
Map of South Carolina highlighting Greenville County
Location in the state of South Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded 1786
Seat Greenville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

795 sq mi (2,059 km²)
790 sq mi (2,046 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 0.61%
Population
 - (2008)
 - Density

+420,000
531/sq mi (205/km²)
Website: www.greenvillecounty.org

Greenville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina, United States. The population was 395,357 at the 2000 census. It is the most populous county in the state. It is included in the Greenville, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is the city of Greenville.[1] Now as of 2008 over 420,000 people live in side the county. Greenville County contains two of the top 350 largest urban areas Greenville ranks 102 with a urban population of 302,000, and Mauldin-Simpsonville ranks 316 with an urban population of 77,000. Official language(s) English Capital Columbia 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 78° 32′ W to 83... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_SC.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): South Carolina ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... For other places with the same name, see Greenville. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... 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. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Columbia 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 78° 32′ W to 83... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... For other places with the same name, see Greenville. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 795 square miles (2,059 km²), of which, 790 square miles (2,046 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (13 km²) of it (0.61%) is water.[2] 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 mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Adjacent Counties

Henderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Polk County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Spartanburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Laurens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Abbeville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Pickens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Transylvania County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 395,357 people, 149,556 households, and 101,997 families residing in the county. The population density was 480 people per square mile (186/km²). There were 162,803 housing units at an average density of 206 per square mile (80/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 77.53% White, 18.30% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 1.38% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.42% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.76% of the population. 19.6% were of American, 10.8% English, 9.2% German and 8.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 93.2% spoke English and 3.9% Spanish as their first language. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 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. ... 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... This article is about the English as an ethnic group and nation. ... The United States 2000 Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


There were 149,556 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.30% were married couples living together, 12.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 26.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.50% had someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.00. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.60% of the population was under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $41,149, and the median income for a family was $50,332. Males had a median income of $37,313 versus $26,034 for females. The per capita income for the county was $22,081. About 7.90% of families and 10.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.20% of those under the age of 18 and 10.60% of those 65 and older. Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income generated in their country. ... 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. ...


Communities

Cities

(population figures are from the 2000 census)

Fountain Inn is a city located in South Carolina. ... For other places with the same name, see Greenville. ... Greer is a town between Greenville and Spartanburg in Greenville and Spartanburg counties in South Carolina. ... Mauldin is a city in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. ... Simpsonville is a suburb of Greenville in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. ... Travelers Rest is a town in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. ...

Unincorporated communities

Berea is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... City View is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Dunean is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Five Forks is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Gantt is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Golden Grove is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Judson is a census-designated place and town in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Parker is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Piedmont is a census-designated place located in South Carolina. ... Sans Souci is a census-designated place (CDP) in Greenville County, South Carolina, in the United States. ... Slater-Marietta is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Taylors is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Tigerville, South Carolina is a small rural community north of Taylors, northeast of Travelers Rest, and northwest of Greer, South Carolina. ... Wade Hampton is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ... Welcome is a census-designated place located in Greenville County, South Carolina. ...

References

Coordinates: 34°53′N 82°22′W / 34.89, -82.37 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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American History - Counties - Greenville County, South Carolina (1078 words)
While the lower parts of South Carolina had been settled for many years, Greenville County remained part of the old Cherokee hunting grounds and white men were strictly forbidden to enter the area.
Born in Spartanburg County in 1775, McBee was called 'The Father of Greenville.' He leased the Alston house to Edmund Waddell for a hotel and summer resort until 1835, when he made it his own home, famous for hospitality until his death in 1864 at the age of 89.
With the arrival of the railroad in 1853, Greenville's growth was assured.
Greenville County, South Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (376 words)
Greenville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina.
In the county, the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $41,149, and the median income for a family is $50,332.
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