Charleston County, South Carolina

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Charleston is a county or district in South Carolina. It was formed in 1800 from the following county/ies or district/s: Marion/Washington Counties in Charleston District; 1680. Charleston began keeping birth records in 1915, marriage records in 1911, and death records in 1915. It began keeping land records in 1671, probate records in 1671, and court records in 1700. For more information, contact the county at 2 Courthouse Sq., Charleston 29401-0000. On the attached map, Charleston is located at H7. Record loss, 1865. Records of Charleston Circuit Court and Equity Circuit Districts and the Province of South Carolina (1671'1785) are housed in Charleston County.

For information about the state of South Carolina see South Carolina Family History Research.

The Counties and County Seats of South Carolina

Counties of South Carolina
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