Moncks Corner is a town in and the county seat of Berkeley County, South Carolina. The population was 7,885 at the 2010 census. As defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, Moncks Corner is included within the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
U.S. Route 52 is the main highway through the town, leading south 32 miles to Charleston and north 80 miles to Florence. U.S. Route 17 Alternate also passes through the town, leading east 49 miles to Georgetown and southwest 16 miles to Summerville. South Carolina Highway 6 leads northwest from Moncks Corner along the south and west sides of Lakes Moultrie and Marion 39 miles to Interstate 95 at Santee.
The town of Moncks Corner dates back to 1728 and is named for landowner Thomas Monck, a slaveholder who branded his slaves on their chest with his name "T Monck." The town began as a trading post with a few taverns and stores. The Battle of Monck's Corner was fought here in 1780, associated with the Siege of Charleston. ~ the above taken from Wikipedia