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When was Florence County, SC Created?
Florence County was established on December 22, 1888 from Clarendon County, Darlington County, Marion County, and Williamsburg County. The county was named in honor of Florence Harllee, wife of Wilmington and Manchester Railroad founder W.W. Harllee.
What counties are adjacent to Florence County, SC?
Bordering counties are Williamsburg County (south), Marion County (east), Dillon County (north), Marlboro County (north), Darlington County (northwest), Sumter County (west), Lee County (west), Clarendon County (southwest).
What cities and towns are in Florence County, SC?
Cities and towns located in the county include Coward, Effingham, Florence, Johnsonville, Lake City, Mars Bluff, Olanta, Pamplico, Quinby, Scranton, Timmonsville.
Where can find Florence County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Florence County vital records can be found at the South Carolina Department of Health has copies of birth records after 1913 and death records after 1930, copies of marriage since Jan 1962 and a Divorce records since 1958. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in South Carolina for current fees and application process.
Florence County Health Department has birth and death records from January 01, 1915. Marriage records prior to 1950 are available from the Probate Court office. Divorce records since April 1949 are available from the County Clerk's office. There were no South Carolina birth or Death "certificates" before January 01, 1915
You can search online for Florence County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for South Carolina Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.
What Florence County, SC census records are available?
County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to aid in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
What genealogical records can I find in the Florence County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Florence County. The dates suggested below are the first recognized records data with this county.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Florence County, SC?
A list of Florence County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Florence County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Florence County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Florence County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is just a directory that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.