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Oconee County, South Carolina

US county information
NameOconee County
StateSouth Carolina
US Area
Total Area674 sq mi (1745.7 km2)
Land Area625 sq mi (1618.8 km2)
Water Area48 sq mi (124.3 km2)
Population66215 (2000)
Density41/km2 (106.2/sq mi)

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Oconee County is the westernmost county of South Carolina, a U.S. state. The 2000 census recorded its population to be 66,215. In 2005, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that its population had reached 69,577. Its county seat is Walhalla. Other cities in the county include Seneca and Westminster. Towns include Salem and West Union. The county is included in the Seneca Micropolitan Statistical Area.

South Carolina Highway 11, the Cherokee Foothills National Scenic Highway, begins in Southern Oconee County at Interstate Highway 85 at the Georgia state line.

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