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

The community of Darlington is the Seat for Darlington County.

Darlington County was founded in 1785.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Darlington had a population of 66,445 people. This is a decrease of 1.41% since the last Census (which gave a population of 67,394 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Darlington represented 1.68% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 18th 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
201068,681+1.91%+3.37% since 2009
200966,445-1.41%-0.63% since 2008
200866,863-0.79%+0.17% since 2007
200067,394The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hartsville   7,3427,5562.83% decrease  
Darlington   6,5046,7203.21% decrease  
Pine Ridge   1,9971,59325.36% increase  
Lamar   9811,0153.35% decrease  
Society Hill   6807002.86% decrease  

Websites for Darlington County

Official Website:   www.darcosc.com/

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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