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Barnwell is a city in Barnwell County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Revolutionary War Gen. John Barnwell

The latitude of Barnwell is 33.244N. The longitude is -81.358W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,958.


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Median household income
Local
$26,722
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Barnwell demographic reports
Local landmarks include a vertical sundial in front of the courthouse
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 29. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.8 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· James Brown, musician
Historic sites and museums: Barnwell County Museum, Hammond Museum

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5% of Barnwell residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barnwell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barnwell was $17,709, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Barnwell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Barnwell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $320.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $748.


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Libraries in Barnwell include Barnwell County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Barnwell include Barnwell People-Sentinel

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Barnwell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barnwell political report.

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The average commute time for Barnwell workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Barnwell include Carolina Lodge, Days Inn.

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