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Welcome to Berkeley County ...

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

The community of Moncks Corner is the Seat for Berkeley County.

Berkeley County was founded in 1882 and was created by taking area from Charleston County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Berkeley had a population of 228,952 people. This is an increase of 28.74% since the last Census (which gave a population of 177,843 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Berkeley represented 3.84% of the total population of South Carolina.

Below are some of the communities located in Berkeley County:

  • Bonneau
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
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    • Bonneau is located in Berkeley County (SC)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
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  • Goose Creek
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Hanahan
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanahan
    • Hanahan is located in Berkeley County (SC)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,280 people
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  • Jamestown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Moncks Corner
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Saint Stephen
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)

Websites of Interest ...

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 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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