Cash Receipts from Timber Harvests by County - 1999 /1
Nonindustrial Stumpage Delivered Local Value Value
Private Forests /2 Value Paid Value of to Harvest Rank by
# of % Forests to All Owners Timber /3 & transport County
County Owners Owned (a) (b) (b - a) (column b)
1 Abbeville 2,236 63% $5,839,920 $11,643,687 $5,803,767 36
2 Aiken 1,771 73% $14,020,443 $21,763,344 $7,742,900 15
3 Allendale 600 72% $8,806,136 $12,189,852 $3,383,717 34
4 Anderson 3,071 90% $6,394,046 $11,037,578 $4,643,532 37
5 Bamberg 706 85% $9,286,726 $13,804,786 $4,518,060 31
6 Barnwell 540 44% $9,716,731 $13,748,309 $4,031,578 32
7 Beaufort 452 70% $4,831,394 $6,586,092 $1,754,698 43
8 Berkeley 869 32% $10,851,616 $18,763,390 $7,911,774 22
9 Calhoun 729 95% $3,768,862 $6,092,472 $2,323,611 46
10 Charleston 773 57% $5,272,073 $8,958,852 $3,686,779 41
11 Cherokee 2,152 86% $6,050,322 $10,998,787 $4,948,464 38
12 Chester 3,226 67% $15,854,932 $24,132,438 $8,277,506 13
13 Chesterfield 1,195 66% $10,719,845 $18,570,130 $7,850,285 23
14 Clarendon 852 77% $5,718,655 $9,835,706 $4,117,051 40
15 Colleton 1,604 70% $30,299,831 $44,945,845 $14,646,014 1
16 Darlington 784 83% $9,993,216 $15,605,624 $5,612,408 28
17 Dillon 558 77% $6,960,801 $10,978,762 $4,017,962 39
18 Dorchester 876 68% $11,467,195 $18,480,984 $7,013,790 24
19 Edgefield 2,778 68% $13,778,296 $20,530,179 $6,751,882 17
20 Fairfield 4,667 73% $20,403,949 $32,232,812 $11,828,863 3
21 Florence 1,203 82% $20,722,623 $30,425,498 $9,702,874 5
22 Georgetown 828 44% $19,835,420 $30,887,485 $11,052,065 4
23 Greenville 3,956 96% $4,493,545 $7,959,176 $3,465,632 42
24 Greenwood 2,620 78% $15,609,918 $28,199,509 $12,589,591 9
25 Hampton 884 70% $19,135,662 $28,605,091 $9,469,430 7
26 Horry 1,705 76% $30,059,569 $43,686,914 $13,627,345 2
27 Jasper 969 65% $12,881,556 $19,939,527 $7,057,971 19
28 Kershaw 5,064 81% $14,837,289 $23,551,190 $8,713,901 14
29 Lancaster 3,643 83% $9,255,138 $15,514,245 $6,259,107 29
30 Laurens 4,090 78% $13,171,819 $21,340,078 $8,168,259 16
31 Lee 614 90% $4,074,999 $6,230,080 $2,155,081 45
32 Lexington 1,250 98% $10,068,125 $14,584,515 $4,516,390 30
33 McCormick 634 69% $8,640,662 $12,528,450 $3,887,788 33
34 Marion 382 38% $12,454,346 $20,189,428 $7,735,081 18
35 Marlboro 2,068 57% $14,647,143 $25,206,741 $10,559,599 11
36 Newberry 2,853 59% $18,747,184 $28,862,063 $10,114,879 6
37 Oconee 3,329 73% $8,118,961 $16,934,474 $8,815,513 26
38 Orangeburg 1,700 85% $15,412,658 $24,822,601 $9,409,944 12
39 Pickens 3,253 92% $8,665,172 $17,353,184 $8,688,012 25
40 Richland 1,129 75% $8,758,731 $16,784,566 $8,025,836 27
41 Saluda 2,645 84% $17,942,396 $25,639,021 $7,696,626 10
42 Spartanburg 4,159 95% $7,065,726 $11,952,808 $4,887,081 35
43 Sumter 885 75% $3,365,568 $6,357,399 $2,991,831 44
44 Union 2,535 57% $11,705,225 $18,989,482 $7,284,256 21
45 Williamsburg 1,616 79% $17,676,597 $28,569,606 $10,893,009 8
46 York 3,729 85% $11,833,957 $19,921,494 $8,087,536 20
All Counties 88,192 72% $549,214,979 $875,934,255 $326,719,276
/1 Final data.
/2 USFS, 1994 data.     
/3 Delivered value of timber ($875,934,255) compared to delivered value of crops ($647,952,000) and the 
       delivered value of livestock ($773,285,000) in 1999.
Production data come from USDA Forest Service, TPO survey in cooperation with the SC Forestry Commission
       and Clemson Extension.  Values derived from Timber Mart-South Inc.
Compiled September 2001 by R. Harper, Clemson University, Extension Forest Resources.