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

The community of York is the Seat for York County.

York County was founded in 1798.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> York had a population of 227,003 people. This is an increase of 37.9% since the last Census (which gave a population of 164,614 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, York represented 4.1% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 8th 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
2010226,073+37.34%-0.41% since 2009
2009227,003+37.9%+3.17% since 2008
2008220,032+33.67%+4.47% since 2007
2000164,614The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Rock Hill   69,21049,76539.07% increase  
Fort Mill   10,7017,58741.04% increase  
York   8,1896,98517.24% increase  
Tega Cay   5,1844,04428.19% increase  
Clover   5,1584,01428.5% increase  

Websites for York County

Official Website:   www.yorkcountygov.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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