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The population of Santee is approximately 740 (2000), 961 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 277 (1990), 425 (2010).

The amount of land area in Santee is 4.592 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Santee is 2.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.039 sq kilometers.
The distance from Santee to Washington DC is 425 miles. The distance to the South Carolina state capital is 45 miles. (as the crow flies)
Santee is positioned 33.48 degrees north of the equator and 80.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Santee elevation is 135 feet above sea level.
Santee median income is $22,292 (2000).

The Santee median home price is $89,400 (2000).

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Santee location: in central South Carolina about 52 miles from Columbia. Nearby communities include Vance, Elloree, Eutawville, Holly Hill, Summerton, Bowman, Cameron and Pinewood.

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Climate & Weather

Santee average annual precipitation is 45.7 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 45.0 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 63.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 81.0 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 63.9 degrees F.

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Santee history:

The town itself is a good place for friendly hospitality, recreation, antique shopping and dining. Santee began where the I-95 and 301-15 intersect. It has grown and now has three golf courses and a newly built Town Hall. The "town square", built on land donated by residents) will include an arts center and band stand. Like most of the South Carolina area towns, Santee is rich in history. Fort Watson, originally an Indian mound, is nearby. It is a pre-historic ceremonial center of culture and burial site. It is the largest such mound discovered on the Atlantic coastal plain. Later, it was the site of a Revolutionary War batter, when the British fort fell into American hands.
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Santee attractions:

Santee Wildlife Refuge
Route 2, Box 370
Summerton, South Carolina 29148
Phone: 843-928-3368
This refuge was founded in 1942 and covers over 15,000 acres. Protection is provided for many endangered animals as well as being home to a large variety of trees, shrubs ponds and more. There are hiking trails and a visitor's center.

Santee Cooper State Park
Santee State Park off SC 6, 3 miles northwest of Santee and I-95
251 State Park Road
Santee, SC 29142
Phone: (803) 854-2408
Fax: (803) 854-4834
A 2,496-acre park with many facilities including cabins and camping areas. Known for its catfish, largemouth and striped bass fishing, the park hosts several fishing tournaments throughout the year.

An online information center for South Carolina show points on the map for golfing and other recreation in the area.

Santee Cooper Country 2004 Visitors Guide On-Line
PO Drawer 40
Santee, South Carolina 29142

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