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Furman is a town in Hampton County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 239 at the 2010 census, down from 286 at the 2000 census. It is not to be confused with Furman University, which is in Greenville, South Carolina.
Furman is located in southwestern Hampton County at 32°40′55″N 81°11′24″W (32.681986, -81.189937). U.S. Route 601 (Savannah Highway) passes through the town center, leading north 14 miles (23 km) to Hampton, the county seat, and south 9 miles (14 km) to its terminus at U.S. Route 321. Hardeeville is 28 miles (45 km) south of Furman, and Savannah, Georgia, is 45 miles (72 km) to the south.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Furman has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 286 people, 108 households, and 80 families residing in the town. The population density was 91.8 people per square mile (35.4/km2). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 40.4 per square mile (15.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 27.62% White and 72.38% African American.