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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Oconee County, South Carolina

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. The name Oconee is generally believed to be derived from a Hitichi (Creek) word meaning "land of springs". When the county was first formed, the name was picked up from the Yuchi Tribe (Creek) which was prevalent around Anderson and Pendleton, the seat of the district government. An alternative theory holds that the name and meaning came from the Cherokee language. (from wikipedia)

General Information
South Carolina State$102,718 Average House Value (as of 2000)
66,435 Population (as of 2000)$33,298 Average House Income (as of 2000)
74,851 Population (current)625.6 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)33.0 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
1,524 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$151,538,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
20,394 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$599,153,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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