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

The community of Bennettsville is the Seat for Marlboro County.

Marlboro County was founded in 1798.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Marlboro had a population of 28,783 people. This is a decrease of 0.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,818 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Marlboro represented 0.72% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 34th 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
201028,933+0.4%+0.52% since 2009
200928,783-0.12%+0.34% since 2008
200828,685-0.46%-0.78% since 2007
200028,818The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bennettsville   8,9859,4254.67% decrease  
McColl   2,3012,4987.89% decrease  
Clio   7187747.24% decrease  
Blenheim   1271377.3% decrease  
Tatum   626910.14% decrease  

Websites for Marlboro County

Official Website:   www.marlborocounty.sc.gov/

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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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