Cities in Dorchester County, South Carolina by Population (2024)

There are 17 cities in Dorchester County, South Carolina.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Charleston1South Carolina156,868150,8720.97%1,363115.05
North Charleston2South Carolina123,441115,5511.62%1,59077.63
Summerville3South Carolina52,14551,1010.5%2,31322.55
Goose Creek4South Carolina50,24846,2502.03%1,18442.44
Ladson5South Carolina15,34415,2520.15%2,1827.03
Sangaree6South Carolina8,1119,249-3.38%3,9942.03
Hollywood7South Carolina5,4945,2970.9%23423.51
Ravenel8South Carolina2,6712,5531.1%20313.18
St. George9South Carolina1,8321,838-0.11%6442.85
Ridgeville10South Carolina1,5631,825-4.05%8701.80
Lincolnville11South Carolina1,1981,1540.93%9981.20
Branchville12South Carolina965987-0.62%3053.17
Bowman13South Carolina760780-0.65%6461.18
Harleyville14South Carolina7336712.09%6901.06
Adams Run15South Carolina68577221.02%4871.41
Grover16South Carolina407431-1.45%1572.59
Reevesville17South Carolina192202-1.54%1191.61

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Dorchester County, South Carolina?

Charleston is the largest city in Dorchester County.

What is the smallest city in Dorchester County, South Carolina?

Reevesville is the smallest city in Dorchester County.

How many cities are in Dorchester County?

There are 17 cities in Dorchester County, South Carolina.

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