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 – 3 Projects Awarded

The following three projects received funding from the April 2018 round of the Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure Program:          

  1. Project Name: Roundtree Circle Pump Station Project
Grantee:                                                         Chester… Read More →

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New options on SBA 504 loans

The Small Business Administration now offers SBA 504 loans with a 25 year maturity. With a fixed interest rate for the life of the loan and as little as 10%… 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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