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

There are 25 cities in Richland 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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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Columbia1South Carolina143,210136,1861.24%1,036138.26
St. Andrews2South Carolina22,46321,3551.25%3,6576.14
Dentsville3South Carolina17,26115,5372.56%2,5806.69
Seven Oaks4South Carolina16,35616,7431.65%2,1377.65
Cayce5South Carolina13,54213,756-0.39%80216.88
Irmo6South Carolina12,27411,6101.37%1,7477.03
Forest Acres7South Carolina10,26910,537-0.65%2,2214.62
Lugoff8South Carolina9,7009,1461.45%42622.78
Woodfield9South Carolina9,5719,3610.56%3,5152.72
Lake Murray Richland10South Carolina7,1566,6721.72%1,2905.55
Blythewood11South Carolina6,8134,8657.7%64110.63
Capitol View12South Carolina3,3783,604-1.63%2,0901.62
Winnsboro13South Carolina3,0793,245-1.31%8423.65
Arthurtown14South Carolina2,8092,793-3.4%1,5091.86
Chapin15South Carolina1,9391,8171.63%9791.98
Gadsden16South Carolina1,76398312.44%15311.51
Hopkins17South Carolina1,7002,068-1.1%10316.51
Elgin18South Carolina1,5911,633-0.63%1,4701.08
Winnsboro Mills19South Carolina1,2652,099-14.12%5152.46
Olympia20South Carolina1,1001,098-5.42%1,5380.71
Arcadia Lakes21South Carolina849865-0.47%1,5240.56
Eastover22South Carolina6246140.48%5141.21
Little Mountain23South Carolina2582520.78%1701.52
Ridgeway24South Carolina250266-1.57%5150.48
Peak25South Carolina53511.92%1540.34
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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 Richland County, South Carolina?

Columbia is the largest city in Richland County.

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

Peak is the smallest city in Richland County.

How many cities are in Richland County?

There are 25 cities in Richland County, South Carolina.

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