|Lancaster County South Carolina Cities/Towns - Buford, Elgin, Heath Springs, Indian Land, Irwin, Kershaw, Lancaster (County Seat), Springdale, Tradesville, Van Wyck
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Lancaster County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The population was estimated to have reached 75,000 by 2008. Its county seat is Lancaster.
Many of the early settlers came to South Carolina from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They had named their county for the House of Lancaster which had opposed the House of York in the struggles of 1455-85, known as the War of the Roses. The House of Lancaster chose the red rose as their emblem while their neighbor, York County, boasts the white rose.