Forest Management

Forest Statistics for South Carolina

Area, by county and land class, 1993

Area of timberland, by county and ownership class, 1993

Area of timberland, by county and forest-type group, 1993

Area of timberland, by county and stand-size class, 1993

Statistics from Forest Statistics for South Carolina, 1993 USDA Forest Service


AREA, BY COUNTY AND LAND CLASS, 1993

COUNTYALL LANDFOREST LAND
Total AcresTimberland AcresReserved Timberland AcresNonforest Land Acres
Abbeville316,419219,194 212,4316,76397,225
Aiken686,772484,656 483,1391,517202,116
Allendale261,268166,615 166,615-94,653
Anderson459,546204,656 204,261395254,890
Bamberg251,699165,919 165,51140885,780
Barnwell351,040245,680 245,388292105,360
Beaufort375,692132,865 128,3504,515242,827
Berkeley703,712552,928 548,1044,824150,784
Calhoun243,404153,634 153,634-89,770
Charleston587,149285,716 270,37015,346301,433
Cherokee251,334152,214 150,3511,86399,120
Chester371,559290,996 290,47252480,563
Chesterfield511,220369,397 361,8727,525141,823
Clarendon388,640222,651 221,802849165,989
Colleton676,147458,963 457,0691,894217,184
Darlington369,717191,840 188,8652,975167,878
Dillon259,129145,518 144,4671,051113,611
Dorchester367,866258,544 257,4591,085109,322
Edgefield321,222244,811 244,811-76,411
Fairfield439,398383,305 383,08721856,093
Florence511,494294,099 293,435664217,395
Georgetown521,511381,697 379,2272,470139,814
Greenville506,937280,084 247,17532,909226,853
Greenwood291,539202,667 201,4031,26488,872
Hampton358,355254,251 254,101150104,104
Horry725,574460,176 449,00911,167265,398
Jasper418,772311,844 299,61312,231106,928
Kershaw464,832376,508 375,93457488,324
Lancaster351,373364,666 262,9851,68186,707
Laurens456,423313,012 312,772240143,411
Lee262,611138,446 135,8652,581124,165
Lexington448,525255,483 255,44142193,042
Marion313,024219,553 217,5232,03093,471
Marlboro307,021184,752 184,70250122,269
McCormick230,138203,392 200,0253,36726,746
Newberry403,719289,625 288,965660114,094
Oconee400,064292,470 274,69017,780107,594
Orangeburg707,833402,239 399,7182,521305,594
Pickens318,029219,625 212,6466,97998,404
Richland484,186323,780 302,52121,259160,406
Saluda288,877189,821 189,821-99,056
Spartanburg519,033269,731 262,7666,965249,302
Sumter425,894237,791 235,4432,348188,103
Union329,094267,867 267,74811961,227
Williamsburg597,760409,310 409,310-188,450
York436,832272,566 264,0298,537164,266
Total19,262,38412,645,557 12,454,925190,6326,616,827

Statistics from the US Forest Service

Top of Page


AREA OF TIMBERLAND, BY COUNTY AND OWNERSHIP CLASS, 1993

CountyAll OwnershipsOwnership Class
National ForestMiscellaneous FederalStateCounty and Municipal Forest IndustryOther Private
FarmerCorporateIndividual
Abbeville212,43120,913 7,295-8949,99344,71424,07765,350
Aiken483,139- 69,0116001,03458,338103,88666,109184,161
Allendale166,615- 4,075328142,34625,01722,51572,549
Anderson204,261- 9,0575,9284184,62568,55225,70789,974
Bamberg165,511-- 11029523,85740,35715,13485,758
Barnwell245,388- 111,6671,04241324,17030,4898,31569,292
Beaufort128,350- 4,04221048133,2023,84723,08563,483
Berkeley548,104183,769 9,51818,157221162,59551,41934,27988,146
Calhoun153,634- -1,679906,05654,3215,71885,770
Charleston270,37047,145 6489,1624,97253,84827,15937,60489,832
Cherokee150,351- --14021,07441,78015,19372,164
Chester290,47211,241 --64984,99971,69735,84986,037
Chesterfield361,872- 43,15043,44544035,874116,00127,84095,122
Clarendon221,802- 2,4264,7144644,31182,64825,04562,612
Colleton457,069- -1,1631,817133,29570,99557,848191,951
Darlington188,865- 1,0101,60041729,12873,74621,50961,455
Dillon144,467- -94632,74768,52210,15132,992
Dorchester257,459- -69951880,95950,80733,02491,452
Edgefield244,81127,144 6077530049,98525,6468,549132,505
Fairfield383,08710,373 -14111991,83548,50251,966180,151
Florence293,435- -2,04190649,953119,05326,72694,756
Georgetown379,227- -4,418275208,88519,20660,01886,425
Greenville247,175- -151,6058,18028,64953,205155,521
Greenwood201,4038,491 --74834,97455,22921,24280,719
Hampton254,101- -5,3991,35570,54572,96625,25778,579
Horry449,009- 1,6785231,208104,690134,89278,483127,535
Jasper299,613- -2,081133103,50714,25799,79779,838
Kershaw375,934- -5941,69369,79350,22465,291188,339
Lancaster262,985- -5661643,74648,57045,101124,896
Laurens312,77216,668 -9281,16448,59558,23554,075133,107
Lee135,865- 701014712,84340,9325,45876,405
Lexington255,441- -204774,99754,86642,674152,407
Marion217,523- -1084692,56050,771-73,336
Marlboro184,702- --10557,76287,57718,11921,139
McCormick200,02548,902 23,7601,50343048,93123,53811,76941,192
Newberry288,96557,615 -519859,97475,63519,90575,634
Oconee274,69063,800 5,3834,63189127039,94365,36194,411
Orangeburg399,718- 1,3962,78157955,044102,51532,373205,030
Pickens212,646- 77714,1757541,78334,43965,05295,666
Richland302,521- 47,6144,36464424,12418,43173,722133,622
Saluda189,8214,452 -2119826,45775,37911,90271,412
Spartanburg262,766- --3,6959,52379,56647,016122,966
Sumter235,443- 27544,82342512,95862,31137,38677,265
Union267,74859,495 --26455,91940,79940,79970,472
Williamsburg409,310- --5086,074143,05029,140150,996
York264,029- -2491,10738,93780,40552,43890,893
Total12,454,925560,008 343,459177,41333,0992,394,2612,722,5431,631,8254,603,317

Statistics from the US Forest Service

Top of Page


Area of Timberland, by county and forest-type group, 1993

       
CountyAll Type
Groups
Forest-type Group
Longleaf-
Slash
Loblolly-
Shortleaf
Oak-
Pine
Oak-
Hickory
Oak-Gum-
Cypress
Elm-Ash-
Cottonwood
Abbeville 212,431 - 86,201 43,015 79,776 - 3,439
Aiken 483,139 113,742 137,297 85,719 97,101 46,919 2,361
Allendale 166,615 5,035 90,371 18,036 10,530 40,142 2,501
Anderson 204,261 - 56,038 50,094 85,276 8,569 4,284
Bamberg 165,511 2,982 75,449 20,179 15,998 50,903 -
Barnwell 245,388 37,891 115,844 13,620 27,905 50,128 -
Beaufort 128,350 17,774 42,714 16,486 25,273 26,103 -
Berkeley 548,104 24,587 261,787 75,389 28,674 155,470 2,197
Calhoun 153,634 12,751 64,780 32,289 22,962 20,852 -
Charleston 270,370 15,046 93,179 52,459 22,139 87,547 -
Cherokee 150,351 - 51,830 26,587 68,136 3,798 -
Chester 290,472 - 170,872 63,403 43,231 9,418 3,548
Chesterfield 361,872 79,126 93,123 68,899 76,860 41,616 2,248
Clarendon 221,802 - 50,949 48,894 15,550 103,643 2,766
Colleton 457,069 20,294 212,457 54,847 36,070 133,401 -
Darlington 188,865 3,073 49,010 57,201 36,875 37,296 5,410
Dillon 144,467 - 49,556 24,939 12,688 54,746 2,538
Dorchester 257,459 15,241 93,827 33,002 21,511 88,797 5,081
Edgefield 244,811 - 128,614 34,878 63,561 13,484 4,274
Fairfield 383,087 - 234,975 46,975 79,383 11,362 10,392
Florence 293,435 5,670 99,662 43,731 31,588 109,543 3,241
Georgetown 379,227 17,048 182,752 42,275 14,649 122,503 -
Greenville 247,175 - 68,828 36,833 135,003 2,418 4,093
Greenwood 201,403 - 118,410 20,747 53,750 8,496 -
Hampton 254,101 18,189 94,855 22,450 10,030 105,771 2,806
Horry 449,009 11,045 165,000 59,984 44,823 168,157 -
Jasper 299,613 43,847 128,827 22,041 9,537 95,361 -
Kershaw 375,934 52,119 129,268 62,011 81,717 45,797 5,022
Lancaster 262,985 6,939 104,782 36,321 104,536 10,407 -
Laurens 312,772 - 146,390 29,118 130,125 7,139 -
Lee 135,865 - 65,885 10,540 24,184 35,256 -
Lexington 255,441 33,529 62,913 58,393 82,297 18,309 -
Marion 217,523 5,134 57,844 29,508 35,147 84,756 5,134
Marlboro 184,702 8,208 62,239 11,274 27,547 75,434 -
McCormick 200,025 - 112,553 46,094 33,228 8,150 -
Newberry 288,965 - 191,196 21,212 53,822 18,754 3,981
Oconee 274,690 - 100,805 80,283 93,602 - -
Orangeburg 399,718 11,155 144,582 56,654 45,945 141,382 -
Pickens 212,646 - 28,005 30,611 138,724 - 3,827
Richland 302,521 23,367 100,532 61,777 56,945 57,872 2,304
Saluda 189,821 3,967 132,962 10,587 30,404 11,901 -
Spartanburg 262,766 - 85,474 54,249 112,194 3,616 7,233
Sumter 235,443 8,151 59,700 43,044 36,473 88,075 -
Union 267,748 - 114,030 38,781 86,667 18,046 10,224
Williamsburg 409,310 13,245 121,310 59,981 59,729 155,045 -
York 264,029 - 103,186 46,658 100,202 13,983 -
Total 12,454,925 609,155 4,940,863 1,902,068 2,502,091 2,390,365 98,904

Statistics from the US Forest Service

Top of Page


Area of Timberland, by county and stand-size class, 1993

CountyAll
Stands
STAND-SIZE CLASS
SawtimberPulpwoodSapling-
seedling
Nonstocked
areas
Abbeville 212,431 58,140 75,397 78,894 -
Aiken 483,139 147,535 136,063 194,819 4,722
Allendale 166,615 56,281 43,166 64,667 2,501
Anderson 204,261 63,189 55,139 81,648 4,285
Bamberg 165,511 54,644 34,168 74,176 2,523
Barnwell 245,388 104,829 57,718 80,182 2,659
Beaufort 128,350 79,461 27,461 18,409 3,019
Berkeley 548,104 157,221 123,203 261,088 6,592
Calhoun 153,634 47,423 40,364 65,847 -
Charleston 270,370 97,012 52,254 116,926 4,178
Cherokee 150,351 64,338 44,605 37,610 3,798
Chester 290,472 110,407 82,371 97,694 -
Chesterfield 361,872 118,687 108,055 128,204 6,926
Clarendon 221,802 59,194 41,443 121,165 -
Colleton 457,069 202,971 103,036 148,803 2,259
Darlington 188,865 54,897 51,045 82,923 -
Dillon 144,467 77,353 29,137 37,977 -
Dorchester 257,459 104,578 71,036 76,775 5,070
Edgefield 244,811 87,306 51,954 105,551 -
Fairfield 383,087 134,660 105,172 143,255 -
Florence 293,435 119,170 51,124 123,141 -
Georgetown 379,227 145,406 83,657 150,164 -
Greenville 247,175 155,449 45,961 45,765 -
Greenwood 201,403 80,912 53,745 66,746 -
Hampton 254,101 121,989 54,625 74,680 2,807
Horry 449,009 224,553 76,499 145,504 2,453
Jasper 299,613 143,966 64,883 87,912 2,852
Kershaw 375,934 88,852 108,383 174,061 4,638
Lancaster 262,985 38,779 99,744 124,462 -
Laurens 312,772 101,997 86,541 124,234 -
Lee 135,865 34,052 33,382 68,431 -
Lexington 255,441 88,894 54,866 108,633 3,048
Marion 217,523 83,794 41,595 92,134 -
Marlboro 184,702 82,527 59,809 40,724 1,642
McCormick 200,025 94,131 46,132 56,064 3,698
Newberry 288,965 145,179 42,543 98,412 2,831
Oconee 274,690 170,076 66,962 37,652 -
Orangeburg 399,718 131,321 104,265 161,434 2,698
Pickens 212,646 122,379 58,310 31,957 -
Richland 302,521 127,460 77,473 93,091 4,497
Saluda 189,821 70,729 55,461 63,631 -
Spartanburg 262,766 112,379 79,678 70,893 -
Sumter 235,443 69,006 63,933 100,466 2,038
Union 267,748 113,727 97,979 56,042 -
Williamsburg 409,310 135,003 93,469 170,842 9,996
York 264,029 82,973 104,619 76,437 -
Total 12,454,925 4,764,645 3,138,425 4,460,125 91,730

Statistics from the US Forest Service

Top of Page


Forest Management/ Forest Management Facts