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When was Georgetown County, SC Created?
Georgetown County was established on 1769 from 1769 Judicial District (originally called Winyah County but was renamed in 1800). The county was named in honor of King George II of Great Britain.
What cities and towns are in Georgetown County, SC?
Cities and towns located in the county include Andrews, Georgetown, Murrells Inlet, Pawleys Island
Where can find Georgetown County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Georgetown 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.
Georgetown 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 Georgetown 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 Georgetown 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 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Georgetown Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Georgetown Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Georgetown Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Georgetown Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. One can find free downloadable not to mention printable census forms to help you with your research.
What genealogical records can I find in the Georgetown County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Georgetown County. The dates suggested below are the first recognized records data with this county. In 1862 during the Civil War, Georgetown's records were sent to Chesterfield courthouse for safekeeping. They were destroyed there by fire during General Sherman's Union army occupation of that city in March 1865. Deed books have suffered heavy record loss.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Georgetown County, SC?
A list of Georgetown County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Georgetown County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Georgetown County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Georgetown 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.