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When was Greenwood County, SC Created?
Greenwood County was established on March 2, 1897 from Abbeville County and Edgefield County (originally part of the old Ninety Six District). The county was named in honor of Greenwood Plantation, the home of John McGee, the county's largest landowner .
What counties are adjacent to Greenwood County, SC?
Bordering counties are Laurens County (north), Newberry County (northeast), Edgefield County (southeast), Saluda County (southeast), McCormick County (southwest), Abbeville County (west).
What cities and towns are in Greenwood County, SC?
Cities and towns located in the county include Greenwood, Hodges, Ninety Six, Troy, Ware Shoals.
Where can find Greenwood County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Greenwood 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.
Greenwood 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 Greenwood 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 Greenwood 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 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940. 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 Greenwood County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Greenwood 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 Greenwood County, SC?
A list of Greenwood County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Greenwood County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Greenwood County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Greenwood 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.