Place:Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, United States

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NameDarlington
Alt namesDarlington Court Housesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS45003527
TypeCity
Coordinates34.301°N 79.869°W
Located inDarlington, South Carolina, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Darlington is a small city in and the county seat of Darlington County, in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of South Carolina. It is a center for tobacco farming. The population was 6,289 at the 2010 census (12,066 total pop. of Darlington Urban Cluster in 2000) and is part of the Florence Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Darlington, theorized to be named for the Revolutionary War Colonel Darlington, is known for its Darlington Oak and Spanish moss. Darlington County was named thus by an Act in March 1785.

Darlington is best known for Darlington Raceway, a speedway that is home to an annual NASCAR Southern 500 race. Darlington is also the site of the National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) Hall of Fame.

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