Georgetown County is home to approximately 63,000 residents and growing. Established in 1769, its history is remarkable as a seaport and agricultural hub that dates back to colonial America. Georgetown City, the county seat, is the third oldest city in South Carolina.
Throughout the years, Georgetown County's inhabitants have included native Americans, pirates, plantation owners, Africans who were enslaved to labor on rice and indigo plantations, their descendants, the Gullah Geechee, merchants, farmers, blue collar folks, white collar folks and everyone in between.
Today, Georgetown County is in the midst of rapid population growth, attracting people from all corners of the United States to live, work and play near the coast in a moderate climate.
Georgetown County Democratic Party aims to honor the history of the area while welcoming newcomers, to foster a diverse, inclusive community where all residents can prosper.