Laurens County , South Carolina

Laurens County: County in South Carolina, United States

About

Laurens County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 66,537 and a population density of 35 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 67,883 inhabitants. Its county seat is Laurens. The county was created 236 years ago in 1784.

Laurens County Quick Facts

Population : 67,883 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
Different from : Laurens County
Area : 1875 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Altitude : 614 feet / 187 meters
Capital : Laurens
Establishment : January 01, 1785
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:44:52 (7th December 2021)
Density : 36 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.98% (2010-2020)
Laurens County locator map
Location of Laurens County on South Carolina map.
Laurens County Courthouse  Laurens  South Carolina image
Laurens County Courthouse Laurens South Carolina
Laurens County Courthouse  Laurens  South Carolina image

Geography

Laurens County is located at 34°29'1"N 82°0'21"W (34.4835700, -82.0059300). It has 6 neighbors: Abbeville County, Anderson County Airport, Greenville County, Newberry County, Spartanburg County and Union County.

Laurens County map

The largest city of Laurens County is Laurens with a population of 8,852. Other cities include, Clinton population 8,304, Joanna population 1,539 and Gray Court population 826. See all Laurens County cities & populated places.

Laurens County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Laurens 8,852 City in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States of America
Clinton 8,304 City in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States
Joanna 1,539 Census-designated place in Laurens County, South Carolina
Gray Court 826 City in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States of America
Cross Hill 517 Town in South Carolina
Waterloo 170 Town in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States

Laurens County has 6 neighbours.

  • Laurens

Demographics

The population of Laurens County increased by 1.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 66,537 - census
2011 66,446 -0.14% estimation process
2012 66,214 -0.35% estimation process
2013 66,149 -0.1% estimation process
2014 66,464 0.47% estimation process
2015 66,421 -0.06% estimation process
2016 66,603 0.27% estimation process
2017 66,822 0.33% estimation process
2018 66,890 0.1% estimation process
2019 67,493 0.89% estimation process
2020 67,883 0.57% estimation process

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Local Places in Laurens County

People born in Laurens County (17)

People born in Laurens County, including blues and gospel singer and guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, politician Franklin H. Elmore, politician Thomas A. Wofford, you can see a list of people who born in Laurens County.

Other places with the same name (2)

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