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.

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CDBG Update: Three Projects Underway

The following three projects received Community Development Block Grant funding in July 2016 and are now underway: Read More →

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Chester County and Catawba Regional receive national Innovation Award

The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) has announced that the Catawba Read More →

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Our Region At A Glance

City of Union

The City of Union is located in the “heart” of Union County, South Carolina. It serves as the county seat and has a 2010 Census population of 8,393 people.

The City of Union, as well as the county, received its name from the old Union Church that was located close to the Monarch Mill around 1765. […]

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