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

The community of Chesterfield is the Seat for Chesterfield County.

Chesterfield County was founded in 1798.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chesterfield had a population of 43,037 people. This is an increase of 0.63% since the last Census (which gave a population of 42,768 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chesterfield represented 1.07% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 25th 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
201046,734+9.27%+8.59% since 2009
200843,072+0.71%+0.4% since 2007
200042,768The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cheraw   5,3865,5242.5% decrease  
Pageland   2,5072,5210.56% decrease  
Chesterfield   1,3251,3180.53% increase  
McBee   7347142.8% increase  
Jefferson   6907041.99% 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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