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

The community of Bishopville is the Seat for Lee County.

Lee County was founded in 1902. Lee was created by taking area from Darlington, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lee had a population of 19,722 people. This is a decrease of 1.97% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,119 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lee represented 0.5% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 41st 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
201019,220-4.47%-2.55% since 2009
200919,722-1.97%-1.41% since 2008
200820,005-0.57%-0.57% since 2007
200020,119The Last Census

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


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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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