Calhoun County, SC
Calhoun county was formed in 1908 from portions of Lexington and Orangeburg counties. It consists of Cameron, Creston, Fort Motte, Lone Star, St. Matthews, and Sandy Run. It is part of the Columbia, SC, Metropolitan Statistical Area with a population of around 15,000 people.
Dorchester county is part of the Charleston-North-Charleston-Summerville, Metropolitan Statistical Area with a population of about 112,000 people. Cities and towns in this county include Harleyville, North Charleston, Reevesville, St. George, Summerville, and Ladson.
Orangeburg is one of the largest agricultural producing counties within South Carolina. Cities and towns within the county include Bowman, Branchville, Brookdale, Cope, Cordova, Elloree, Eutawville, Holly Hill, Livingston, Neeses, North, Norway, Orangeburg, Rowesville, Santee, Springfield, Vance, Wilkinson Heights, and Woodford. The population in 2005 was roughly 93,000 people.