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

The community of Barnwell is the Seat for Barnwell County.

Barnwell County was founded in 1798 and was created by taking area from OrangeburgCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Barnwell had a population of 22,688 people. This is a decrease of 3.36% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,478 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Barnwell represented 0.59% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 37th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201022,621-3.65%-0.3% since 2009
200922,688-3.36%-0.91% since 2008
200822,896-2.48%-0.35% since 2007
200722,977-2.13% 
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200023,478The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Barnwell   4,7335,0356% decrease  
Williston   3,1333,3075.26% decrease  
Blackville   2,8192,9735.18% decrease  
Hilda   4174364.36% decrease  
Snelling   2392462.85% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<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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