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Hampton County, South Carolina Facts
When was Hampton County, SC Created?
Hampton County was established on February 18, 1878 from Beaufort County.
What is the County Seat of Hampton County, SC?
The County Seat of government is situated in Hampton plus the county government website is www.hamptoncountysc.org/
What counties are adjacent to Hampton County, SC?
Bordering counties are Bamberg County, Colleton County, Beaufort County, Jasper County, Effingham County, Georgia, Screven County, Georgia, Allendale County.
Hampton County, SC Vital Records
Where can find Hampton County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Hampton 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.
Hampton 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 Hampton 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.
- See Also Statewide Birth, Marriage, Divorce and Death Records in South Carolina
- South Carolina Vital Records Research Guide
- Social Security Death Index
- South Carolina Marriages, 1688-1799
- South Carolina Marriages, 1800-1820
- South Carolina Marriages, 1641-1965
- South Carolina Death Index, 1950-1952
- South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1955
Hampton County, SC Census Records
What Hampton 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 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Hampton Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1880. Hampton Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1880. Hampton 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.
Hampton County, SC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Hampton County Courthouse?
- Hampton County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 1 Courthouse Square, Hampton, SC 29924
- Hampton County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: 803-914-2183
- Marriage Records: 1911
- Probate Records: 1878
- Hampton County Clerk of Court / Register of Deeds
- Phone: 803-914-2250
- Land Records: 1878
- Court Records: 1878
- Divorce Records:since April 1949
In searching for genealogy records be sure to check the following counties as they were created from Hampton County: Jasper County in 1912 and Allendale County in 1919
Hampton County, SC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Hampton County, SC?
A list of Hampton County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
- Hampton County Historical Society, PO Box 152, Hampton, SC 29924
- USGenWeb Archives for Hampton County (usgwarchives.net)
- South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road; Columbia, SC 29223-4905; Tel: (803) 896-6100
- South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, PO Box 11469; Columbia, South Carolina 29211; Voice: (803) 734-8666
- South Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 16355, Greenville, SC 29606
- South Carolina Historical Society, 100 Meeting Street, Charleston 29401
- South Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies Guide
Where can I connect with other Hampton County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- South Carolina State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Hampton County, South Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Hampton County
- Hampton County, South Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Hampton County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Hampton 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.
Hampton Co. SC Books, Newspapers & Publications
- South Carolina Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- South Carolina historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from South Carolina (1783 – 1975 ) (genealogybank.com)
- Hampton County, South Carolina Books (amazon.com)
- Search South Carolina Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Hampton County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Hampton Co. SC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards
- Hampton Co., South Carolina Graves (findagrave.com)
- Hampton County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Hampton Co., South Carolina Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Hampton Co., South Carolina Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Hampton County, South Carolina Church Books (amazon.com)
Hampton Co. SC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- South Carolina Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Hampton Co. SC General and History Websites
- Hampton County, South Carolina Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- A History of Hampton County (carolana.com)
- Hampton County, South Carolina Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Hampton Co. SC Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Hampton County History (statelibrary.sc.gov)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Hampton County, South Carolina (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – South Carolina – Counties – Hampton (cyndislist.com)
- Hampton County South Carolina (genealogytrails.com)
- Hampton Co. SCGenweb (sciway3.net)
- Hampton County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Hampton Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Hampton Co. SC Immigration & Naturalization
- See Also Statewide Immigration and Naturalization Links for South Carolina
- South Carolina Naturalizations 1783-1850 (search.ancestry.com)
Hampton Co. SC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of South Carolina Links and Information
- Hampton Co. D.O.T. Maps (scdot.org)
- 1895 Hampton County Map (livgenmi.com)
Hampton Co. SC Military Records
- South Carolina Military Records Research Guide
- South Carolina Revolutionary War Units (revolutionarywar101.com)
- South Carolina Military Records (Fold3.com) provides access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the South Carolina women and men which served. Great for Perfect for Hampton County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.
Hampton Co. SC Schools & Directories
- Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830 (search.ancestry.com)