South Carolina - From Statehood to 1800

 South Carolina Counties & Districts Formed Between 1775 and 1800

   

Map of SC Districts & Parishes as of 1775
   

Map of SC Districts 1775-1784
 

Map of SC Districts & Counties 1785

Beaufort District

1769-1800  

(<< Same Districts Plus New Counties)

Camden District

1769-1800  

Abbeville County

1785-present*

Charleston District

1769-1800  

Bartholomew County

1785-1791

Cheraws District

1769-1800  

Berkeley County

1785-1791, (Charleston Distr), then 1882-present*

Georgetown District

1769-1800  

Charleston County

1785-1791, then 1800-present

Ninety-Six District

1769-1800  

Chester County

1785-present

Orangeburg District

1769-1800  

Chesterfield County

1785-present
 

Claremont County

1785-1800
 

Clarendon County

1785-1800; then 1855-present
         

Colleton County

1785-1791, then 1800-present
 

Darlington County

1785-present*
         

Edgefield County

1785-present*
         

Fairfield County

1785-present*
         

Granville County

1785-1798
         

Hilton County

1785-1798
         

Kingston County

1785-1801
         

Lancaster County

1785-present*
         

Laurens County

1785-present
         

Lewisburg County

1785-1791
         

Lexington County

1785-1791; then 1804-present*
         

Liberty County

1785-1798
         

Lincoln County

1785-1798
         

Marlboro County

1785-present*
         

Marion County

1785-1791 (Charleston District)
         

Newberry County

1785-present*
         

Orange County

1785-1791
         

Richland County

1785-present*
         

Shrewsbury County

1785-1798
         

Spartan County

1785-1791
         

Union County

1785-present*
         

Washington County

1785-1791 (Charleston District)
         

Williamsburg County

1785-1798, then 1804-present*
         

Winton County

1785-1791
         

Winyah County

1785-1800
         

York County

1785-present*

Map of SC Districts & Counties 1786-1790
 

Map of SC Districts & Counties 1791

Greenville County

1786-present  

Kershaw County

1791-present*

Pendleton County

1789-1798, then 1800-1826  

Orangeburg County

1791-present*
         

Pinckney District

1791-1800
         

Spartanburg County

1791-present*
         

Washington District

1791-1798
         

Salem County

1792-1800

Map of SC Districts & Counties 1792-1799 
 

Map of SC Districts (Counties) 1800** 

Marion County

1798-present*  

Barnwell County

1800-present*

Pendleton District

1798-1800  

Beaufort County

1800-present*
         

Charleston County

1800-present*
         

Colleton County

1800-present*
         

Georgetown County

1800-present
         

Sumter County

1800-present*

Maps of Each District / County With Known Towns/Villages Per Decade - 1769 to 1800
     

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*Names remained the same, but boundaries changed over time. 

**From 1800 to 1868 all South Carolina "Counties" were called "Districts." In 1868, South Carolina changed its position on this and began using the term "County" again instead of District. Herein, the term County is used to keep from confusing folks with South Carolina's usage of "overarching Districts" between 1769 and 1800, which sometimes included multiple counties and other times did not. Ya gotta see the maps for it to all make sense - I hope.


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