Cherokee County , South Carolina

Cherokee County: County in South Carolina, United States

Cherokee County locator map
Location of Cherokee County on South Carolina map.

About

Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,342 and a population density of 54 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gaffney. The county was created 124 years ago in 1896.

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Geography

Cherokee County is located at 35°2'54"N 81°37'13"W (35.0482000, -81.6203900). It has 5 neighbors: Cleveland County, Rutherford County, Spartanburg County, Union County and York County.

Cherokee County map

The largest city of Cherokee County is Gaffney with a population of 12,695. . See all Cherokee County cities & populated places.

Weather

Cherokee County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more

Cherokee County Quick Facts

Population : 57,316 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
Different from : Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County
Area : 1029 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Capital : Gaffney
Establishment : January 01, 1897
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:12:03 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 56 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.44% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Chance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Cherokee County has 5 neighbours.

  • Gaffney

Demographics

The population of Cherokee County increased by 3.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,342 - census
2011 55,705 0.65% estimation process
2012 55,822 0.21% estimation process
2013 56,056 0.42% estimation process
2014 56,351 0.52% estimation process
2015 56,512 0.28% estimation process
2016 56,683 0.3% estimation process
2017 56,913 0.4% estimation process
2018 57,069 0.27% estimation process
2019 57,300 0.4% estimation process
2020 57,316 0.03% estimation process

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People born in Cherokee County (3)

People born in Cherokee County, including politician William T. Nuckolls, state legislator and 101st Governor of South Carolina from 1942 to 1943 Richard Manning Jefferies, Steve Moss, you can see a list of people who born in Cherokee County.

Other places with the same name (8)

Cherokee County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County.

City Name Population Title
Gaffney 12,695 City in South Carolina
East Gaffney 3,085 Census-designated place in Cherokee County, South Carolina
Blacksburg 1,880 Town in South Carolina, United States

South Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
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Richland County 419,051 County in South Carolina, United States
Charleston County 417,981 County in South Carolina, United States of America
Horry County 365,449 County in South Carolina, United States
Spartanburg County 326,205 County in South Carolina, United States
Lexington County 303,946 County in South Carolina, United States
York County 289,105 County in South Carolina, United States
Berkeley County 235,987 County in South Carolina, United States of America
Anderson County 204,353 County in Tennessee, United States
Beaufort County 195,656 County in South Carolina, United States
Anderson County Airport 194,692 County in South Carolina, United States
Aiken County 172,895 County in South Carolina, United States
Dorchester County 165,737 County in Maryland, United States
Charleston 139,714 City in Charleston County South Carolina, United States
Florence County 137,588 County in South Carolina, United States
Columbia 132,130 Capital of South Carolina, United States