Dorchester County, South Carolina Basics:

Dorchester County South Carolina - Government Site

Population: 142,490
Area: 573 square miles
County seat: Saint George
Area code(s) in use: 843
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
Median household income: $54,912
Persons in poverty: 11.4%
Home ownership rate: 72.3%
Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Bamberg  Berkeley  Charleston  Colleton  Orangeburg  

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Map of the Dorchester County area

Our detail map of Dorchester County shows the Dorchester County, South Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Dorchester County, South Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

St George Airport, Summerville Airport

  Bridges     show all on map

Bacon Bridge, Canadys Bridge, Four Hole Bridge, Givhans Bridge, Harleys Bridge, Harts Bluff Bridge, Horse Ford Bridge, Slands Bridge

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Ashley River Fire Department, Azalea Hut Community Center, Carolina MedCare Ambulance Low Country Region, Cattle Creek Fire Department Station 1, City of North Charleston Station 11, Dorcester County Emergency Medical Services, Dorchester County Courthouse, Dorchester County Emergency Medical Services, Dorchester County Emergency Services Department, Dorchester County Public Library Summerville Branch, Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, Dorchester Volunteer Fire Department Number 1, Grover Fire Department Number 1, Harleyville Police Department, Harleyville Rural Hannah - Salem - Friendfield Fire District Station 4 Number 1, Harleyville Town Hall, Indian Field Volunteer Fire Department Number 1, Lieber Correctional Institution, North Charleston Police Department, Old Fort Fire and Rescue Station 6, Old Fort Fire Department Number 1, Old Fort Fire Department Number 2, Old Fort Fire Department Number 3, Old Fort Fire Department Number 4, Old Fort Fire Department Number 5, Old Fort Fire Department Station 7, Reevesville Fire Department Number 1, Ridgeville Fire and Rescue Number 2, Ridgeville Police Department, Ridgeville Volunteer Fire Department Number 1, Saint George City Hall, Saint George Fire Department Number 1, Saint George Fire Department Number 2, Saint George Police Department, Saint George Police Department, Saint George Public Library, Sandhill Volunteer Fire Department Number 1, South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina Transport Police District 6 Office, Summerville City Hall, Summerville Fire and Rescue Headquarters, Summerville Fire and Rescue Station 2, Summerville Fire and Rescue Station 3, Summerville Municipal Court, Summerville Police Department

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Appleby Cemetery, Beech Hill Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Beulah Cemetery, Boone Hill Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Cooke Cemetery, Cummings Chapel Cemetery, Cypress Cemetery, Dorchester Cemetery, Dukes Cemetery, Duncan Chapel Cemetery, Givhans Ferry Cemetery, Good Hope Cemetery, Hagerman Cemetery, Harleyville Cemetery, Harper Cemetery, Heaton Cemetery, Indian Ferry Cemetery, Jedburg Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Limestone Cemetery, Macedonia Cemetery, Magnolia Cemetery, Magnolia Cemetery, Middleton Place, Moore Cemetery, Mount Zion Cemetery, Muckenfuss Cemetery, Murray Cemetery, Murray Cemetery, Proctor Cemetery, Reeves Cemetery, Rosom Hill Cemetery, Rumph Cemetery, Saint George Cemetery, Saint James Cemetery, Saint Marks Cemetery, Salters Cemetery, Seigler Cemetery, Shepherd Grove Cemetery, Summerville Cemetery, Utsey Cemetery, Wallace Cemetery, Walters Cemetery, Westbury Cemetery, Whitestone Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Appleby Church, Ashley Baptist Church, Ashley River Church, Ashley River Church of God, Baum Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Beech Hill Church (historical), Bethany United Methodist Church, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church South, Bethel Church, Bethel Church, Bethel Church, Bethel Church, Bethlehem Church, Beulah Church, Boone Hill Church, Branch Church, Branch Church, Brown Temple, Browns Chapel, Brownsville Community Church of God, Bryant Temple Church, Calvary Church, Camel United Methodist Church, Campbell Hill Church, Canaan United Methodist Church, Cathedral of Praise, Central Baptist Church, Church of Christ, Church of Epiphany, Church of God of Prophecy, Crossroads Community Church, Cummings Chapel, Cypress Church, Dawkins Chapel, Dorchester Congregational Church Ruins, Duncan Chapel, Elam Church, Emmanuel Church, Enon Station Church (historical), Faith Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church of Harleyville, First Baptist Church of Jedburg, First Missionary Baptist Church, Four Hole Special Church, Good Hope Baptist Church, Grace Lutheran Church, Greenville Church, Grover Methodist Episcopal Church South, Harver Chapel, Harvest Baptist Church, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Indian Field Church, Jedburg Baptist Church, Jericho Church, Jerusalem Church, Knightsville Church, Knightsville United Methodist Church, Liberty Hill Church, Limestone Church, Magnolia, Miles Road Baptist Church, Morris Chapel, Mount Pisgah Church, Mount Zion Church, Mount Zion Church, Muck Church (historical), Murray Church, New Bethel Church, New Hope Church, New Hope Church, New Jerusalem Church, New Life Baptist Church, North Trident Baptist Church, Oak Villa Church (historical), Oakbrook Community Church, Old Fort Baptist Church, Old Saint George Church, Peace Lutheran Church, Pine Grove Church, Reevesville Baptist Church, Resurrection Church, Ridgeville Baptist Church, Saint Daniels Church, Saint George Church, Saint George Church Ruins, Saint George Pentecostal Holiness Church, Saint George United Methodist Church, Saint James Church, Saint Joans Church, Saint John United Methodist Church, Saint Johns Catholic Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Lukes Church, Saint Lukes Church, Saint Lukes Lutheran Church, Saint Mark Church, Saint Mark Church, Saint Marks Church, Saint Matthews Church, Saint Matthews Church, Saint Pauls Church, Saint Pauls Episcopal Church, Saint Stephens Reformed Episcopal Church, Saint Theresa Catholic Church, Salem Church, Sand Hill Church, Sand Ridge Church (historical), Scots Kirk Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Shady Grove Church, Sharing the Word Church of God and Christ Apostolic Church, Shepherd Grove Church, Shiloh Church, Stallsville United Methodist Church, Sullivans Church (historical), Summerville Baptist Church Christian Life Center, Summerville Church of God, Summerville Church of the Nazarene, Summerville Presbyterian Church, Summerville Seventh Day Adventist Church, Summit Church, Surprise Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Second Providence Church, Trinity Church, Victory In Praise Tabernacle, Wesley United Methodist Church, Whitestone Church, Zion Church, Zion Church, Zion Pilgrim Christian Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Harts Bluff, Leveston Bluff

  Crossings     show all on map

Givhan Ferry (historical), Interchange 172, Interchange 177, Interchange 187, Interchange 77, Interchange 82, Sullivans Ferry (historical)

  Dams     show all on map

Drayton Dam (historical), Herndons Pond Dam D-2551, Huttos Lake Dam D-2550, Lake Ashborough Dam D-2553, Lake Carie Yelleau Dam D-2552, Middleton Lake Dam D-2559, Railroad Pond Dam D-2548, Rumphs Pond Dam D-2549, SCE and G Ash Pond Dam D-2555

  Hospitals     show all on map

Lieber Correctional Institution Infirmary, Lowcountry Outpatient Surgery Center, Summerville Medical Center

  Islands     show all on map

Cane Island, Cane Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Bobs Lake, Marsh Pond, Negro Lake (historical), Schultz Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Arch Dale Hall, Atlantic Industrial Park A, Atlantic Industrial Park B, Atlantic Industrial Park C, Burbage Hunt Club, Camp Gregg, Campmeeting Grounds, Chapel Ridge Farm, Clemson College Coastal Experiment Station, Cypress Campground, Dorchester County Lower Dorchester Wastewater Treatment Facility, Dorchester Fish Hatchery, Dorchester Industrial Center, Dorchester Village Shopping Center, Drainland, Eagle Creek Shopping Center, Eastport Commerce Center Industrial Park, Festival Center, Four Hole Bridge Revolutionary Post, Heritage Square Shopping Center, Indian Field Campground, Johnstons Mill (historical), Kings Grant Golf Club, Ladson Oakbrook Shopping Center, Legends Golf Club, McQueen Industrial Park, Middleton Hunt Club, Middleton Place, Oakbrook Shopping Center, Oakbrook Square Shopping Center, Old Fort Dorchester, Paper Maker Hunt Club, Pine Forest Golf and Country Club, Plantation Center Shopping Center, Prudential Coosaw Creek Country Club, Shady Grove Campground, Sullivans Ferry, Sullivans Ferry Crossroads, Summerville Country Club, Summerville Galleria Phase I, Summerville Industrial Park, Summerville Plaza, Summerville Speedway, Summerville Wastewater Treatment Facility, Summerville Water Plant, The Forks

  Mines     show all on map

Gifford Hill Marl Pit

  Parks     show all on map

Mateeba Gardens, Middleton Gardens, Old Fort Dorchester State Historical Park, Summerville Historic District

  Populated Places     show all on map

Archdale, Ashborough, Ashborough East, Ashley Forest, Ashley Retreat, Avenue of Oaks, Azalea Estates, Badham, Barney Ridge, Briarwood, Brick Yard Trace, Brownsville, Byrd, Calomet Valley, Canaan, Cat Hole, Cattle Creek (historical), Centerville, Challendon, Chandler Village, Clemson Terrace, Clubhouse Crossroads, Coachmans Corners, Cooke Crossroads, Corey Point, Corey Wood, Cotton Hill, Country Club Estates, Coventry Place, Cow Tail (historical), Creekside, Crestwood, Crichton Parish, Dorange, Dorchester, Dorchester (historical), Dorchester Crossing, Dorchester Estates, Dorchester Manor, Duncan Chapel, Evergreen, Fairlawn Terrace, Farmdale, Flowertown Estates, Flowertown Village, Gadsden Acres, Gadsden Place, Garbon Subdivision, Gettysville, Giant, Givhans, Greenhurst, Greggs Landing, Grover, Harleyville, Hudsontown, Hunters Creek, Huntington Farms, Inabinetts (historical), Indian Springs, Iron Gate, Jamison Terrace, Jedburg, Kings Grant, Knightsville, Laurel Hill, Laurence (historical), Lincoln Green, Lotts Crossroads, Marlin Estates, Meadowbrook, Millwood, Moss Point, Mount Zion, Newington Plantation, Norman Landing, Oak Knoll Estates, Oakbrook, Oakdale Estates, Oakmont, Old Fort Estates, Old Saint George, Orchard Hill, Palmetto Park, Pecan Grove, Pepperidge, Pine Forest Estates, Pineforest Inn, Pinehill, Plantation Ridge, Pregnall, Quail Arbor, Reevesville, Ridgeville, Robynwyn, Rosehill, Rosinville, Russell Lake Landing, Saint George, Salisbury Acres, Sawmill Terrace, Scotch Range Estates, Shephard Park, Slandsville, Southern Palms, Sprucewood, Stallsville, Stratton Capers, Sugar Hill, Summerset Acres, Summerville, Summerville Farms, Summerville Place, Summerwood, Sweetbriar, Tea Farm, Texas, Tranquil Acres, Tranquil Estates, Trotters Ridge, Twin Lakes, Twin Oaks, University Park, Waring Hall, Warington, Waringville (historical), Waters Edge, West Oaks, Westoe, White Church Place, Winwright (historical), Wood Oak Park, Woodland Estates, Woodlawn

  Post Offices     show all on map

Dorchester Post Office, Grover Post Office, Harleyville Post Office, Ridgeville Post Office, Saint George Post Office, Summerville Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Herndons Pond, Huttos Lake, Lake Ashborough, Lake Carie Yelleau, Middleton Lake, Railroad Pond, Rumphs Pond, SCE and G Ash Pond

  Schools     show all on map

Alston Middle School, Ashley Ridge High School, Beech Hill Elementary School, Beech Hill School (historical), Bell School (historical), Brown School, Byrd School, Campbell Thicket School (historical), Canaan School (historical), Cathedral Academy, Cattle Creek School, Clay Hill Middle School, Coastal Shores Christian School, Delemars School (historical), Dorange School (historical), Dorchester Academy, Dorchester County Career School, Dubose Middle School, Duncan School, Dwight School (historical), Eagle Nest Elementary School, Elmore School (historical), Enoch Station School (historical), Flowertown Elementary School, Fort Dorchester Elementary School, Fort Dorchester High School, Givhans Alternative School, Greenville School, Gregg Middle School, Gregg School (historical), Harleyville - Ridgeville Elementary School, Heaton School, Hill Branch School (historical), Hill School, Huggins Oak School (historical), Independence School, Independent School (historical), Indian Field School, Jenkins Hill Elementary School (historical), Jenkins Swamp School (historical), Kelley School, Knight School, Knightsville Elementary School, Knightsville School (historical), Lower Grover School, Mims Academy, Mizell School (historical), Murray Branch School (historical), Newington Elementary School, Oak Villa School, Oakbrook Elementary School, Oakbrook Middle School, Oaks Christian School, Odyssey Educational Center, Pine Forest School, Pine Grove School, Pine Hill School (historical), Pinewood Preparatory School, Pregnall School (historical), River Oaks Middle School, Rollings Middle School of the Arts, Saint George Adult Learning Center, Saint George Elementary School, Saint George Middle School, Saint Luke School (historical), Saint Luke's Children's Center, Saint Marys School (historical), Saint Paul School (historical), Saint Peters School (historical), Sand Hill School (historical), Sand Ridge School (historical), Sand Ridge School (historical), School Number 82, Shepherd Grove School (historical), Silver Hill School (historical), Spann Elementary School, Stallsville School (historical), Summerville Catholic School, Summerville Elementary School, Summerville High School, Summerville High-Gregg Camp School, Texas School, Texas School (historical), The Gazebo School, Turkey Pond School (historical), White Pond School, White Pond School (historical), William Reeves Elementary School, Williams Memorial Elementary School, Windsor Hill Elementary School, Woodland High School, Zion School (historical)

  Springs     show all on map

Blue Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Bear Branch, Big Branch, Big Branch, Box Branch, Bush Branch, Cane Branch, Captains Creek, Cattle Creek, Chandler Bridge Creek, Coldwater Branch, Coosaw Creek, Cowtail Creek, Crawford Branch, Dam Branch, Deep Branch, Dorchester Creek, Eagle Creek, Fishburne Creek, Four Hole Swamp, Green Bay Branch, Gum Branch, Halfway Gut Creek, Hurricane Branch, Indian Field Swamp, Lang Branch, Lee Branch, Little Walnut Branch, Marshall Branch, McChune Branch, McKeown Branch, Mill Branch, Mill Branch, Millpond Branch, Negro Branch, Pineland Branch, Platt Branch, Polk Swamp, Poorly Branch, Powderhorn Creek, Rumphs Hill Creek, Sawmill Branch, Scotts Creek, Spring Branch, Timothy Creek, Ting Branch, Tom and Kate Branch, Wadboo Branch, Walnut Branch

  Summits     show all on map

Raven Hill, Rosom Hill

  Swamps     show all on map

Buck Dam Swamp, Cat Bay, Cypress Swamp, Horse Savanna, Rivens Backwater, Round Savanna, Spooler Swamp

  Towers     show all on map

Ridgeville Lookout Tower, Saint George Lookout Tower, Summerville Lookout Tower, WAZS-AM (Summerville), WKQB-FM (Saint George), WQIZ-AM (Saint George), WWWZ-FM (Summerville), WYFH-FM (North Charleston), WYFH-FM (North Charleston),

Dorchester County, South Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteDorchester County White population 98,46198,460  
BlackDorchester County Black population 36,76236,762
MixedDorchester County Mixed population 3,5623,562
AsianDorchester County Asian population 2,5652,564
American IndianDorchester County American Indian population 997997
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDorchester County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 142142

Additional population tables :
State population table
South Carolina population by county