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Bishopville is a city in Lee County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Dr. Jacob Bishop, landholder.

The latitude of Bishopville is 34.218N. The longitude is -80.248W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 226 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,688.


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Median household income
Local
$24,400
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bishopville demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 59. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 15.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Lee County Cotton Festival - Oct. 5-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bishopville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lee State Park
Historic sites and museums: South Carolina Cotton Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Bishopville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29010 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Bishopville residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bishopville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bishopville was $16,140, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Bishopville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Bishopville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $193.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.


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Libraries in Bishopville include Lee County Public Library ... View libraries

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Lee County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bishopville political report.

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The average commute time for Bishopville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Bishopville include Econo Lodge, Howard Johnson Express Inn Bishopville.

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