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The South Carolina state capital is Columbia.

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29532, 29540

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The population of Darlington is approximately 6,505 (2009), 6289 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,140 (2000), 2636 (2010).

The amount of land area in Darlington is 11.1 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Darlington is 4.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Darlington to Washington DC is 358 miles. The distance to the South Carolina state capital is 63 miles. (as the crow flies)
Darlington is positioned 34.30 degrees north of the equator and 79.86 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Darlington elevation is 155 feet above sea level.
Darlington per capita income is $18,869 (2009).
Darlington median income is $25,853 (2009).

The Darlington median home price is $96,603 (2009).

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Darlington location: in northeastern South Carolina about 68 miles from Columbia. Other nearby communities include Quinby, Lake Swamp, Florence, Timmonsville, Hartsville, North Hartsville, Danwood and Lamar.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Darlington is moderate. Here is a current weather page for Darlington.
The weather in Darlington is moderate. Here is a weather page for the area
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History & History Related Items

Darlington history:

It is said that Darlington was named for Colonel Darlington of Revolutionary War fame, but the theory is not certain. It was first chartered in 1835.

Darlington has the distinction of having its own "local war" back in 1894 called the "Darlington War." This was a citizens' revolt against anti-liquor regulations. This regulation allowed private homes to be searched without a warrant. The state militia was sent in to quell the fray.

Darlington also has extremely fertile soil for the raising of tobacco crops, providing the largest crops in South Carolina. At one time cotton was king in Darlington, but tobacco replaced it as early as 1899. Though tobacco was a large industry, it, too, began to fade and by 2008, there was no market for tobacco in Darlington. Ironically, cotton is still an important part of the economy with a cotton gin and a cotton seed oil mill both still operating.

Here is a history page for Darlington.
The founding of Darlington: 1835
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Darlington attractions:

Darlington International Raceway
P.O. Box 500
Darlington, South Carolina 29532
Phone: 843-395-8900

Nascar Stockcar Hall of Fame Museum
Phone: 843-393-8821
See stock cars, trophies and other related items.

Darlington County Museum
Phone: 843-398-4710

Darlington County Tourism

Home of the South Carolina Sweet Potato Festival
Held in October each year.

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