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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Update on Current RIA Funded Projects

Following is a list of the current South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority… Read More →


CRCOG Board adopts two-year Rural Planning Work Program for FY2019-2021

The Catawba Regional Council of Governments Board of Directors unanimously adopted its… Read More →

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Our Region At A Glance

Union County, South Carolina

Union County was named for the old Union Church, erected in 1765 near the present day town of Union. The early settlers in the area were mainly Scotch-Irish from Virginia and Pennsylvania who began immigrating to the South Carolina upcountry in the 1750s.  A rich and fabled history provides the foundation for much of the […]

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