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Anderson County, South Carolina

Anderson County South Carolina
US county information
NameAnderson County
StateSouth Carolina
US Area
Total Area757 sq mi (1960.6 km2)
Land Area718 sq mi (1859.6 km2)
Water Area39 sq mi (101 km2)
Population187126 (2010)
Density89/km2 (230.5/sq mi)

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Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. In 2010, its population was 187,126 Its county seat is Anderson. It is included in the Anderson, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Named for Revolutionary War leader Robert Anderson, the county is located in northwestern South Carolina, along the Georgia border. Anderson County contains 55950 acre (226.4 km2) Lake Hartwell, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lake with nearly 1000 mi (1609.3 km) of shoreline for residential and recreational use. The area is a growing industrial, commercial and tourist center.

Anderson County is the home of Anderson University, a private, selective comprehensive university of approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students.

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