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The Tri-County Region
       At-A-Glance





                                 Bowman  934                                Climate
        Population              Branchville  960                               The Tri-County Region enjoys a
                                  Elloree  648                              pleasant climate year-round, with winter
                                Eutawville  294                             temperatures seldom reaching the freezing
                                                                            point, and comfortably warm temperatures
                                 Holly Hill  1,191                          the rest of the year. The sub-tropical climate
                321                Vance  155                               makes the area perfect for outdoor activities
          Orangeburg                                Cross (Incorporated)    nearly year-round.
                                                          4,354
             86,934                                                                  Avg. Summer High: 92°F
                               26    95
                                                                                      Avg. Winter Low: 34°F
                    301
                          21                                                          Annual Rainfall:  51 in.
                                178                                                   Annual Snowfall: 1 in.
      Reevesville  205       78             176     Berkeley                         Sunny Days Per Year: 215
                                                     221,091
       Ridgeville  960
       Harleyville  696                                                     Location/Geography
                                                                              Located in the southeastern part of South
      St. George  2,335    Dorchester                                         Carolina, the Tri-County Region includes
                             160,647                                        the counties of Berkeley, Dorchester, and
                                                                            Orangeburg. Its radius spans outward 20
                                                                            to 25 miles from where the three counties
        Distance to Major Southeast Cities  Charlotte, NC ..................................166 miles  meet near the intersection of I-95 and I-26
        Charleston, SC ..................................55 miles  Greenville, SC .................................170 miles  and includes 11 incorporated municipalities.
        Columbia, SC ................................... 60 miles  Atlanta, GA ..................................... 279 miles  The center of the Tri-County Region is
                                                                            approximately 55 miles from the Port of
                                                                            Charleston, S.C. and the beaches along the
                                                                            Atlantic Ocean.


                                                               26         85   Charlotte
                                                          Greenville  Rock Hill   74
                                                                   Spartanburg                  95
                                                           85              77        1
                                                                                                 74
                                                                     26
                                                                                    20
                                                                    Columbia  SOUTH
                                                                             CAROLINA   Florence   17
                                                                     20
                                                                      Orangeburg                 Myrtle
                                                                    Orangeburg
                                                             Augusta  Orangeburg     Berkeley    Beach
                                                                                     Berkeley
                                                                         Dorchester
                                                                         Dorchester
                                                                     301             26
                                                          GEORGIA                17  Charleston
                                                                           95              ATLANTIC OCEAN
                                                              16
                                                                           Savannah
                                             Labor/Employment
                                             County       Labor Force   Employed  Unemployment Rate
                                             Dorchester Co.   78,135   75,661         3.2
                                             Orangeburg Co.   35,806   33,117         5.6
                                             Berkeley Co.   105,266    101,887        3.2
                                             Source: SC Department of Employment & Workforce – June 2019



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