Calhoun County, South Carolina

county in South Carolina, United States

Calhoun County is a county in South Carolina. The population was 6,433 in 2010 census down was 8,222 in 2000. The least populated in South Carolina. The county seat of St. Matthews.

Calhoun County
Calhoun County Courthouse
Calhoun County Courthouse
Map of South Carolina highlighting Calhoun County
Location within the U.S. state of South Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting South Carolina
South Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°40′N 80°47′W / 33.67°N 80.78°W / 33.67; -80.78
Country United States
State South Carolina
Named forJohn C. Calhoun
SeatSt. Matthews
Largest townSt. Matthews
 • Total392 sq mi (1,020 km2)
 • Land381 sq mi (990 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  2.9%
 • Total15,175
 • Density40/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th

Calhoun County is part of the Columbia, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area