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

The community of Newberry is the Seat for Newberry County.

Newberry County was founded in 1785.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Newberry had a population of 38,763 people. This is an increase of 7.35% since the last Census (which gave a population of 36,108 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Newberry represented 0.9% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 28th 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
201037,508+3.88%-3.24% since 2009
200938,763+7.35%+1.02% since 2008
200838,371+6.27%+0.7% since 2007
200036,108The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Newberry   11,06110,5804.55% increase  
Whitmire   1,5781,5124.37% increase  
Prosperity   1,0551,0470.76% increase  
Little Mountain   2682555.1% increase  
Silverstreet   1962169.26% decrease  

Websites for Newberry County

Official Website:   www.newberrycounty.net/

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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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