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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CDBG Update: Two Projects Awarded – June 2015

The following two projects received funding from the April 2015 round of the Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure Program: Read More →

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Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Update

"From Lemons to Lemonade: How DHEC's Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Can Help" was published in County Focus, in the May 2015 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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