Kershaw County , South Carolina

Kershaw County: County in South Carolina, United States

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

About

Kershaw County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 61,697 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 67,472 inhabitants. Its county seat is Camden. The county was created 223 years ago in 1797.

Map of South Carolina highlighting Kershaw County locator map image
Map of South Carolina highlighting Kershaw County
Map of South Carolina highlighting Kershaw County locator map image

Geography

Kershaw County is located at 34°20'20"N 80°35'25"W (34.3387600, -80.5902600). It has 7 neighbors: Chesterfield County, Darlington County, Fairfield County, Lancaster County, Lee County, Richland County and Sumter County.

Kershaw County map

The largest city of Kershaw County is Camden with a population of 7,288. Other cities include, Elgin population 1,585 and Bethune population 354. See all Kershaw County cities & populated places.

Weather

Kershaw County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 81. more

Kershaw County Quick Facts

Population : 67,472 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
Different from : Kershaw
Twitter username : kershawcountysc
Area : 1916.6 km2
Official name : Kershaw County
Water as percent of area : 1.9%
Land as percent of area : 98.1%
Named for : Joseph B. Kershaw
Altitude : 400 feet / 122 meters
Capital : Camden
Establishment : January 01, 1798
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:13:08 (26th September 2021)
Density : 35 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.56% (2010-2020)
Weather : 81℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Kershaw County has 7 neighbours.

  • Camden

Demographics

The population of Kershaw County increased by 8.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 61,697 - census
2011 62,130 0.7% estimation process
2012 62,293 0.26% estimation process
2013 62,592 0.48% estimation process
2014 63,183 0.94% estimation process
2015 63,661 0.75% estimation process
2016 64,333 1.04% estimation process
2017 65,213 1.35% estimation process
2018 65,802 0.9% estimation process
2019 66,551 1.13% estimation process
2020 67,472 1.37% estimation process

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People born in Kershaw County (1)

Confederate soldier Richard Rowland Kirkland was born in Kershaw County

Other places with the same name (1)

Kershaw County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Lugoff 7,434 Census-designated place in Kershaw County, South Carolina
Camden 7,288 City in South Carolina
Elgin 1,585 Human settlement in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States of America
Bethune 354 Human settlement in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States of America

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Columbia 132,130 Capital of South Carolina, United States