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Encyclopedia > Midlands, South Carolina

The Midlands roughly refers to an area in the middle of State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,012,012 (26th)  - Density 51.45 /km... South_Carolina, including but not limited to: Calhoun County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 15,185. Its county seat is St. Matthews6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,016 km² (392 mi²). 985 km² (380 mi... Calhoun, Fairfield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 23,454. Its county seat is Winnsboro6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,839 km² (710 mi²). 1,778 km² (687 mi... Fairfield, Kershaw County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 52,647. Its county seat is Camden6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,917 km² (740 mi²). 1,881 km² (726 mi... Kershaw, Lexington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 216,014. Its county seat is Lexington6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,963 km² (758 mi²). 1,811 km² (699 mi... Lexington, Orangeburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 91,582. Its county seat is Orangeburg6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,922 km² (1,128 mi²). 2,865 km² (1... Orangeburg, Richland County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 320,677. Its county seat is Columbia6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,999 km² (772 mi²). 1,959 km² (756 mi... Richland and Sumter County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 104,646. Its county seat is Sumter6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,766 km² (682 mi²). 1,723 km² (665 mi... Sumter counties. This term is used mostly by Columbia, South Carolina Seen from across the Congaree River. The dome of the statehouse can be seen just to the right of the bridge. Columbia is the capital of South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, it has a population of 116,278. It is the county seat of Richland... Columbia-based media outlets that wish to appeal to audiences outside of the Columbia metropolitan area.

Regions of State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,012,012 (26th)  - Density 51.45 /km... South Carolina Image:South Carolina state flag.png - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE55Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE60Fixes.css; /**/ Image:South Carolina state flag.png From Wikipedia Who farted? Image history Legend: (cur) = this is the current image, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this...
Capital City/Lake Murray Country | The Grand Strand is a popular tourist destination in the eastern portion of the U.S. state of South Carolina. It stretches from Little River, South Carolina to Georgetown, South Carolina, but the largest and most notable attraction on this stretch is Myrtle Beach. The area is noteworthy for possessing... Grand Strand | Charleston, South Carolinas Oldest City Charleston is an American city located in Charleston County, South Carolina. The city was founded as Charlestown or Charles Towne, Carolina in 1670, and moved to its present location in 1690. Up until 1800, Charleston was the fifth largest city in North America, behind... Historic Charleston | Midlands | Old 96 District | Olde English District | The Pee Dee region of South Carolina is the northeastern corner of the state. It is the area of the lower watershed of the Pee Dee River, named after the Pedee Native American tribe. Its center is Florence, but it also includes the Grand Strand which are the beaches and... Pee Dee | Santee Cooper Country | The South Carolina Low Country is a term used to describe the states coastal counties, generally south of Charleston. The region includes the South Carolina Sea Islands. The commonly accepted counties of the Low Country usually consists of Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and Colleton counties. The Low Country does not... South Carolina Low Country | This is the name given to the northwest region of the state of South Carolina, United States of America. Counties in this region include Cherokee, Spartanburg, Greenville, Pickens, Oconee, and Anderson. Greenville, the third largest city in South Carolina, is located in this region. The upstate is the fastest growing... South Carolina Upcountry | Thoroughbred Country
The Atlantic Coastal Plain is the rather flat stretch of land that borders the Atlantic Ocean (including the Gulf of Mexico). It is approximately 2,200 miles long, stretching from Cape Cod, through the southeast United States and through Mexico, ending with the Yucatan Peninsula. The western border of the... Coastal Plain | Piedmont is the region of the eastern United States which lies between the coastal plain, from which it is divided by the fall line, and the eastern mountain ranges, the Appalachian Mountains. The width of the Piedmont varies, being quite narrow or vanishing above the Delaware River, but nearly 475... Piedmont | Blue Ridge Mountains (NPS) Most of the rocks that form the Blue Ridge Mountains, United States, are ancient granitic and metamorphosed volcanic formations, some exceeding one billion years in age. The slow, steady forces of wind, water, and chemical decomposition have reduced the Blue Ridge from Sierra-like proportions to... Blue Ridge Mountains
List of South Carolina counties Categories: Lists of U.S. counties | South Carolina counties ... Counties

Abbeville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 26,167. Its county seat is Abbeville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,324 km² (511 mi²). 1,316 km² (508 mi... Abbeville | Aiken County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 142,552. Its county seat is Aiken6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,798 km² (1,080 mi²). 2,778 km² (1... Aiken | Allendale County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, its population is 11,211. Its county seat is Allendale6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,069 km² (413 mi²). 1,057 km... Allendale | Anderson County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 165,740. Its county seat is Anderson6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,962 km² (757 mi²). 1,860 km² (718 mi... Anderson | Bamberg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 16,658. Its county seat is Bamberg6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,024 km² (395 mi²). 1,019 km² (393 mi... Bamberg | Barnwell County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. Its county seat is Barnwell6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,443 km² (557 mi²). 1,420 km² (548 mi²) of it is land and 23 km² (9... Barnwell | Beaufort County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 120,937. Its county seat is Beaufort6. Beaufort County is one of the Souths fastest growing counties, primarily because of the development of resorts at Hilton Head and the other Sea... Beaufort | Berkeley County is a county in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 142,651. Its county seat is Moncks Corner6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,181 km² (1,228 mi²). 2,843 km² (1... Berkeley | Calhoun County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 15,185. Its county seat is St. Matthews6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,016 km² (392 mi²). 985 km² (380 mi... Calhoun | Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 309,969. Its county seat is Charleston6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,517 km² (1,358 mi²). 2,379 km² (919... Charleston | Cherokee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 52,537. The two major towns in the county are Gaffney and Blacksburg. The county seat is Gaffney6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area... Cherokee | Chester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 34,068. Its county seat is Chester6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,518 km² (586 mi²). 1,504 km² (581 mi... Chester | Chesterfield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 42,768. Its county seat is Chesterfield6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,087 km² (806 mi²). 2,068 km² (799 mi... Chesterfield | Clarendon County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 32,502. Its county seat is Manning6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,802 km² (696 mi²). 1,573 km² (607 mi... Clarendon | Colleton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 38,264. Its county seat is Walterboro6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,935 km² (1,133 mi²). 2,736 km² (1... Colleton | Darlington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 67,394. Its county seat is Darlington6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,468 km² (567 mi²). 1,453 km² (561 mi... Darlington | Dillon County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 30,722. Its county seat is Dillon6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,053 km² (407 mi²). 1,049 km² (405 mi... Dillon | Dorchester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 96,413. Its county seat is St. George6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,494 km² (577 mi²). 1,489 km² (575... Dorchester | Edgefield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 24,595. Its county seat is Edgefield6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,312 km² (507 mi²). 1,300 km² (502 mi... Edgefield | Fairfield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 23,454. Its county seat is Winnsboro6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,839 km² (710 mi²). 1,778 km² (687 mi... Fairfield | Florence County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 125,761. Its county seat is Florence6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,082 km² (804 mi²). 2,072 km² (800 mi... Florence | Georgetown County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 55,797. Its county seat is Georgetown6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,681 km² (1,035 mi²). 2,110 km² (815... Georgetown | Greenville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 379,616. Its county seat is Greenville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,059 km² (795 mi²). 2,046 km² (790 mi... Greenville | Greenwood County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 66,271. Its county seat is Greenwood6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,199 km² (463 mi²). 1,180 km² (456 mi... Greenwood | Hampton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 21,386. Its county seat is Hampton6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,457 km² (563 mi²). 1,450 km² (560 mi... Hampton | Horry County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 196,629. Founded in 1801, its county seat is Conway6, and its largest city is Myrtle Beach. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of... Horry | Jasper County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 20,678. Its county seat is Ridgeland6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,812 km² (700 mi²). 1,699 km² (656 mi... Jasper | Kershaw County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 52,647. Its county seat is Camden6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,917 km² (740 mi²). 1,881 km² (726 mi... Kershaw | Lancaster County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 61,351. Its county seat is Lancaster6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,438 km² (555 mi²). 1,422 km² (549 mi... Lancaster | Laurens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 69,567. Its county seat is Laurens6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,875 km² (724 mi²). 1,852 km² (715 mi... Laurens | Lee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 20,119. Its county seat is Bishopville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,065 km² (411 mi²). 1,063 km² (410 mi... Lee | Lexington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 216,014. Its county seat is Lexington6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,963 km² (758 mi²). 1,811 km² (699 mi... Lexington | Marion County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 35,466. Its county seat is Marion6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,280 km² (494 mi²). 1,267 km² (489 mi... Marion | Marlboro County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 28,818. Its county seat is Bennettsville6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,257 km² (485 mi²). 1,242 km² (480 mi... Marlboro | McCormick County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 9,958. Its county seat is McCormick6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,020 km² (394 mi²). 931 km² (360 mi²) of... McCormick | Newberry County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 36,108. Its county seat is Newberry6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,676 km² (647 mi²). 1,634 km² (631 mi... Newberry | Oconee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 66,215. Its county seat is Walhalla6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,745 km² (674 mi²). 1,620 km² (625 mi... Oconee | Orangeburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 91,582. Its county seat is Orangeburg6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,922 km² (1,128 mi²). 2,865 km² (1... Orangeburg | Pickens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 110,757. Its county seat is Pickens6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,326 km² (512 mi²). 1,287 km² (497 mi... Pickens | Richland County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 320,677. Its county seat is Columbia6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,999 km² (772 mi²). 1,959 km² (756 mi... Richland | Saluda County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 19,181. Its county seat is Saluda6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,196 km² (462 mi²). 1,172 km² (452 mi... Saluda | Spartanburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 253,791. Its county seat is Spartanburg6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,122 km² (819 mi²). 2,100 km² (811 mi... Spartanburg | Sumter County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 104,646. Its county seat is Sumter6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,766 km² (682 mi²). 1,723 km² (665 mi... Sumter | Union County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 29,881. Its county seat is Union6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,336 km² (516 mi²). 1,332 km² (514 mi... Union | Williamsburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 37,217. Its county seat is Kingstree6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,427 km² (937 mi²). 2,419 km² (934 mi... Williamsburg | York County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 164,614. Its county seat is York6. Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,802 km² (696 mi²). 1,768 km² (682 mi... York


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