Colleton County , South Carolina

Colleton County: County in South Carolina, United States

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

About

Colleton County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,892 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 37,481 inhabitants. Its county seat is Walterboro. The county was created 221 years ago in 1799.

Colleton County Courthouse image
Colleton County Courthouse
Colleton County Courthouse image

Geography

Colleton County is located at 32°50'36"N 80°38'59"W (32.8434300, -80.6496800). It has 6 neighbors: Allendale County, Bamberg County, Beaufort County, Charleston County, Hampton County and Orangeburg County.

Colleton County map

The largest city of Colleton County is Walterboro with a population of 5,343. Other cities include, Jonesville population 819, Cottageville population 747, Edisto Beach population 402 and Smoaks population 117. See all Colleton County cities & populated places.

Colleton County Quick Facts

Population : 37,481 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
Area : 2935 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.8%
Land as percent of area : 93.2%
Named for : Sir John Colleton, 1st Baronet
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Capital : Walterboro
Establishment : January 01, 1800
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:33:30 (26th October 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.76% (2010-2020)

Colleton County has 6 neighbours.

  • Walterboro

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Colleton County decreased by 3.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 38,892 - census
2011 38,449 -1.15% estimation process
2012 38,105 -0.9% estimation process
2013 37,664 -1.17% estimation process
2014 37,528 -0.36% estimation process
2015 37,439 -0.24% estimation process
2016 37,579 0.37% estimation process
2017 37,555 -0.06% estimation process
2018 37,676 0.32% estimation process
2019 37,677 0% estimation process
2020 37,481 -0.52% estimation process

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People born in Colleton County (4)

People born in Colleton County, including politician Francis Wilkinson Pickens, politician Joseph Bellinger, sport shooter Henry Bailey, you can see a list of people who born in Colleton County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Colleton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Walterboro 5,343 City in South Carolina
Jonesville 819 City in South Carolina, United States
Cottageville 747 Human settlement in Colleton County, South Carolina, United States of America
Edisto Beach 402 Human settlement in Colleton County, South Carolina, United States of America
Smoaks 117 Human settlement in Colleton County, South Carolina, United States of America
Lodge 111 Town in South Carolina, USA
Williams 108 City in Collation County, South Carolina, United States

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Columbia 132,130 Capital of South Carolina, United States