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

The community of Union is the Seat for Union County.

Union County was founded in 1798.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Union had a population of 27,362 people. This is a decrease of 8.43% since the last Census (which gave a population of 29,881 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Union represented 0.74% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 33rd 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
201028,961-3.08%+5.84% since 2009
200927,362-8.43%-1.02% since 2008
200827,644-7.49%-0.22% since 2007
200029,881The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Union   7,9088,79310.06% decrease  
Jonesville   8869829.78% decrease  
Carlisle   4554968.27% decrease  
Lockhart   448391,048% increase  

Websites for Union County

Official Website:   www.countyofunion.com/

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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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