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Economic Development

Early Industries - The first industries in Patrick were water-powered mills, located on Juniper Creek and a tributary. These mills were operated to grind corn, gin cotton, and produce turpentine. Several small saw and shingle mills also operated in this vicinity in the early decades of Patrick.

Chesterfield County established an Economic Development Board which exists to assist new and existing businesses and to help locate and expand industry.

Taxes The sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

U.S. Post Office, Patrick, SC

Vital Statistics

  • Year Established - 1900
  • Postmaster - Kay Radcliff
  • Postmaster's Career Service - 20 Years
  • Annual Mail Delivered - 2,800,000
  • Number of Employees - 6
  • Number of Routes - 2
  • Miles Driven Daily - 178
  • Number of PO Boxes - 960
  • Total Deliveries Per Day - 1270
  • Annual Financial Contribution to the Community - $75,838.00 (Operating Costs)
  • Annual Tax Dollars Received - $0.00

For information on business licenses, zoning and more, please visit the Chesterfield County web site at