Chester County, South Carolina

Chester County: County in South Carolina, United States

About

Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,140 and a population density of 22 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 32,232 inhabitants. Its county seat is Chester. The county was created 237 years ago in 1784.

Quick Facts about Chester County

Population : 32,232 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
Different from : Chester County, Chester County
Area : 1518 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Capital : Chester
Establishment : January 01, 1785
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:14:37 (30th June 2022)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.82% (2010-2020)
Chester County locator map
Location of Chester County on South Carolina map.
Chester County Courthouse 'Built 1852'  Chester  South Carolina image
Chester County Courthouse 'Built 1852' Chester South Carolina
Chester County Courthouse 'Built 1852'  Chester  South Carolina image

Geography

Chester County is located at 34°41'31"N 81°9'34"W (34.6920600, -81.1595300). It has 4 neighbors: Fairfield County, Lancaster County, Union County and York County.

Chester County map

The largest city of Chester County is Chester with a population of 5,363. Other cities include, Fort Lawn population 889, Lake View population 779 and Lowrys population 195. See all Chester County cities & populated places.

Chester County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Chester 5,363 Small rural city in Chester County, South Carolina, United States
Great Falls 1,872 Town in Chester County, South Carolina, United States and is located fourteen miles southwest of Lancaster, South Carolina
Eureka Mill 1,476 Census-designated place in Chester County, South Carolina
Gayle Mill 913 Census designated place
Fort Lawn 889 City in Chester County, South Carolina, United States of America
Lake View 779 City in South Carolina
Richburg 259 Town of the United States
Lowrys 195 Human settlement in Chester County, South Carolina, United States of America

Chester County has 4 neighbours.

  • Chester

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Chester County decreased by 2.82% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,140 - census
2011 32,883 -0.78% estimation process
2012 32,703 -0.55% estimation process
2013 32,737 0.1% estimation process
2014 32,441 -0.91% estimation process
2015 32,410 -0.1% estimation process
2016 32,297 -0.35% estimation process
2017 32,299 0.01% estimation process
2018 32,304 0.02% estimation process
2019 32,244 -0.19% estimation process
2020 32,232 -0.04% estimation process

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People born in Chester County (6)

People born in Chester County, including politician Albert G. Brown, politician John McCreary, politician Thomas J. Strait, .

List

  • Hezekiah William Foote (American politician, planter) he was born in 01/01/1813
  • Clayton Heath (American football running back) he was born in 15/02/1951
  • John Adair (Governor, Senator, Representative, and pioneer from Kentucky (1757-1840)) he was born in 09/01/1757

Other places with the same name (3)

South Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Greenville County 532,486 County in South Carolina, United States
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