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Calhoun County, South Carolina

Calhoun County South Carolina
US county information
NameCalhoun County
StateSouth Carolina
SeatSt. Matthews
US Area
Total Area392 sq mi (1015.3 km2)
Land Area380 sq mi (984.2 km2)
Water Area12 sq mi (31.1 km2)
Population15185 (2000)
Density15/km2 (38.9/sq mi)

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Calhoun County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. In 2000, its population was 15,185; a 2005 Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 15,100. It is named for John C. Calhoun, the former U.S. Vice-President, Senator, Representative and cabinet member from South Carolina. It was formed in 1908 from portions of Lexington and Orangeburg counties. Its county seat is St. Matthews.

Calhoun County is part of the Columbia, South Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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