Calhoun County, South Carolina

Calhoun Co., SC

Calhoun County, SC


Located in a rural upland area long devoted to cotton plantations, part of the Black Belt of the South, the county was formed in 1908 from portions of Lexington and Orangeburg counties. It is named for John C. Calhoun, the former U.S. Vice-President, Senator, Representative and cabinet member from South Carolina, although Calhoun was from nearby Abbeville, South Carolina.
Calhoun County is part of the Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has an overall score of 52 including factors health, crime, equity, education, and housing. It is one of 11 counties with the same name in the United States.
Source: Wikipedia

Modern Day Adjacent Counties

Richland County - north
Sumter County - northeast
Clarendon County - east
Orangeburg County - south
Lexington County - northwest

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