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

The community of Georgetown is the Seat for Georgetown County.

Georgetown County was founded in 1769.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Georgetown had a population of 60,703 people. This is an increase of 8.79% since the last Census (which gave a population of 55,797 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Georgetown represented 1.39% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 22nd 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
201060,158+7.82%-0.9% since 2009
200860,753+8.88%+0.66% since 2007
200055,797The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Georgetown   8,4418,9505.69% decrease  
Andrews   2,9713,0683.16% decrease  
Pawleys Island   1401381.45% increase  

Websites for Georgetown County

Official Website:   www.georgetowncountysc.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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