Mission Statement

Catawba Regional Council of Governments (COG) is an association of South Carolina local governments in Chester, Lancaster, Union, and York counties. The COG serves as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and as a central staffing resource for grantsmanship, land use and transportation planning, community and economic development, workforce investment, GIS mapping, information systems, and project management.

Featured Projects

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Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

Scott and Cindy Clyburn began Logo Works, Inc. in 1999 at their Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC location.  Logo… Read More →

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Community Development Block Grant Projects Awarded

The following four projects received funding from the April 2013 round of the Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure Program: Read More →

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Our Region At A Glance

City of Lancaster


The City of Lancaster, also known as the “Red Rose City,” is located in Lancaster County and serves as the county seat.  The city has a population of 10,160 residents based on the 2010 Census.

Established in the mid 1700′s by Scotch-Irish and English settlers from the region of the famous House of Lancaster, this area [...]

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