Darlington has a total area of about 11 sq. kms. located at an elevated height of about 149 ft. above the sea level. Darlington is not only located in the County of Darlington but also serves as its county seat. Various types of agriculture and farm related activities are the principal economic activities of the locals. Darlington is actually located in the Metropolitan Statistical Area of Florence. A large number of farm based commodities are produced here. Local trade is also conducted with various farm based products. The local education sector offers some earning oppurtunities for the locals. Other inhabitants are engaged with the local tourism sector, which is mainly seasonal in nature.