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What counties are adjacent to Lancaster County, SC?
Bordering counties are Union County, North Carolina (north), Chesterfield County (east), Kershaw County (south), Fairfield County (southwest), York County (west), Chester County (west), Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Lancaster County, SC?
Cities and towns located in the county include Buford, Elgin, Heath Springs, Indian Land, Irwin, Kershaw, Lancaster Mill, Lancaster, Springdale, Taxahaw, Van Wyck.
Where can find Lancaster County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Lancaster 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.
Lancaster 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 Lancaster 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 Lancaster 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.
Lancaster Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Lancaster Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Lancaster Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Lancaster 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 Lancaster County Courthouse?
The below details shows what birth, marriage, death, property, probate, and legal records are typically in Lancaster county. The dates suggested below are the first recognized records data with this county. Although marauding federal soldiers attempted to fire the courthouse, many records were saved; loose equity papers, however, seem to have perished. Moreover, most of Lancaster's probate records were destroyed when Union cavalry intercepted in open country local officials who were attempting to remove the records to safety. Some Camden Circuit Court District conveyance records are included.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Lancaster County, SC?
A list of Lancaster County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
Where can I connect with other Lancaster County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Lancaster County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Lancaster 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.