South Carolina Education History By Current County

Current County

Year County
Established

Legislation Enacted per County Regarding Education

Abbeville

1785
1700s - six (6) Acts.
1800s - forty-two (42) Acts.

Aiken

1871
1800s - eighteen (18) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Allendale

1919
 

Anderson

1826
1800s - twenty-three (23) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Bamberg

1897
 

Barnwell

1800
1800s - twenty-six (26) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Beaufort

1800
1700s - three (3) Acts.
1800s - ten (10) Acts.

Berkeley

1682-1769;
1785-1791;
1882-Present
1700s - three (3) Acts in Original Berkeley County.
1800s - two (2) Acts in Current Berkeley County.

Calhoun

1908
 

Charleston

1785-1791;
1800-Present
1600s - one (1) Act.
1700s - eleven (11) Acts.
1800s - ninety-seven (97) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Cherokee

1897
1800s - one (1) Act.

Chester

1785
1700s - one (1) Act.
1800s - nineteen (19) Acts.

Chesterfield

1785
1700s - two (2) Acts.
1800s - eleven (11) Acts.

Clarendon

1785-1800;
1855-Present
1700s - one (1) Act.
1800s - six (6) Acts.

Colleton

1682-1769;
1785-1791;
1800-Present
1700s - two (2) Acts.
1800s - seventeen (17) Acts.

Darlington

1785
1800s - thirteen (13) Acts.

Dillon

1910
 

Dorchester

1897
 

Edgefield

1785
1800s - twenty-two (22) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Fairfield

1785
1700s - two (2) Acts.
1800s - twenty-six (26) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Florence

1888
1800s - ten (10) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Georgetown

1800
1700s - two (2) Acts.
1800s - fourteen (14) Acts.

Greenville

1786
1800s - thirty-two (32) Acts.

Greenwood

1897
1800s - two (2) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Hampton

1878
1800s - four (4) Acts.

Horry

1801
1800s - five (5) Acts.

Jasper

1912
 

Kershaw

1798
1700s - two (2) Acts.
1800s - eleven (11) Acts.

Lancaster

1785
1700s - one (1) Act.
1800s - three (3) Acts.

Laurens

1785
1800s - twenty-seven (27) Acts.

Lee

1902
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Lexington

1804
1800s - fourteen (14) Acts.

Marion

1798
1800s - sixteen (16) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Marlboro

1785
1800s - five (5) Acts.

McCormick

1916
 

Newberry

1785
1800s - twenty-one (21) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Oconee

1868
1800s - twenty-eight (28) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Orangeburg

1791 or 1800
1700s - one (1) Act.
1800s - twenty-two (22) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Pendleton

1789
1800s - four (4) Acts. District abolished in 1826.

Pickens

1826
1800s - six (6) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Richland

1785
1700s - one (1) Act.
1800s - seventy-nine (79) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Saluda

1895
1800s - two (2) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Spartanburg

1791
1700s - one (1) Act.
1800s - thirty-seven (37) Acts and Joint Resolutions.

Sumter

1800
1700s - one (1) Act.
1800s - twenty (20) Acts.

Union

1785
1700s - two (2) Acts.
1800s - seven (7) Acts.

Williamsburg

1785-1798;
1804-Present
1700s - two (2) Acts.
1800s - one (1) Act.

York

1785
1700s - one (1) Act.
1800s - forty (40) Acts and Joint Resolutions.


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