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

The community of Spartanburg is the Seat for Spartanburg County.

Spartanburg County was founded in 1785.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Spartanburg had a population of 286,822 people. This is an increase of 13.02% since the last Census (which gave a population of 253,791 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Spartanburg represented 6.33% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 4th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010284,307+12.02%-0.88% since 2009
2009286,822+13.02%+1.52% since 2008
2008282,520+11.32%+2.09% since 2007
2007276,725+9.04% 
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2000253,791The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Spartanburg   40,38739,6731.8% increase  
Woodruff   4,1744,2291.3% decrease  
Duncan   3,2282,87012.47% increase  
Lyman   3,0392,65914.29% increase  
Pacolet   2,8702,6906.69% increase  

Websites for Spartanburg County

Official Website:   www.co.spartanburg.sc.us/

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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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