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Edgefield is a town in Edgefield County, in the Augusta metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Edgefield is 33.789N. The longitude is -81.929W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 531 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,501.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$24,977
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Edgefield demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 3.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, the longest-serving senator in American history
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Jubilee - Oct. 5-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Edgefield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Sumter National Forest, Parsons Mountain Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: National Wild Turkey Federation Museum, Ferrell Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Edgefield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Edgefield County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Augusta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29824 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Edgefield residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Edgefield ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Edgefield was $8,125, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Edgefield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Edgefield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $192.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $659.


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

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Newspapers in Edgefield include Edgefield Advertiser, Edgefield Citizen News

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

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The average commute time for Edgefield workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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