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Time Zone: Anderson County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Anderson is the Seat for Anderson County.

Anderson County was founded in 1826.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Anderson had a population of 184,901 people. This is an increase of 11.56% since the last Census (which gave a population of 165,740 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Anderson represented 4.13% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 7th most populous county (out of 46 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010187,126+12.9%+1.2% since 2009
2009184,901+11.56%+1.07% since 2008
2008182,937+10.38%+1.54% since 2007
2000165,740The Last Census

More information can be found on the Anderson County Census Page for Anderson County.


Below are some of the communities located in Anderson County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Anderson County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Anderson   27,18125,5146.53% increase  
Easley   20,54017,75415.69% increase  
Belton   4,6834,4614.98% increase  
Williamston   3,9933,7915.33% increase  
Pendleton   3,1532,9666.3% increase  

Websites for Anderson County

Official Website:   www.andersoncountysc.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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