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Pickens County, South Carolina Facts
Pickens County, SC Vital Records
Where can find Pickens County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Pickens 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.
Pickens 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 Pickens 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.
Pickens County, SC Census Records
What Pickens 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 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Pickens Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Pickens Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Pickens Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Pickens 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.
Pickens County, SC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Pickens County Courthouse?
- Pickens County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 214 E. Main Street, Pickens, SC 29671
- Pickens County Register of Deeds
- Address: 222 McDaniel AVe., B-5, Pickens, SC 29671
- Phone: 864-898-5868
- Land Records: 1828
- Pickens County Clerk of Probate Court
- Address: 222 McDaniel Ave., B-16, Pickens, SC 29671 29671
- Phone: 864-898-5903
- Marriage Records: 1911
- Probate Records: 1828
- Pickens County Clerk of Court
- Phone: 864-898-5857
- Court Records: 1823
- Divorce Records:since April 1949
Pickens County, SC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Pickens County, SC?
A list of Pickens County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
- Pickens County Historical Society, PO Box 775, Pickens, SC 29671; phone: (864) 898-5963
- Central Heritage Society, 416 Church Street, Central, SC 29630; phone: (864) 639-2794
- Old Pendleton District Chapter of S.C.G.S., 247 Cross Hill Road, Easley, SC 29640-8857
- Pickens County Museum of Art & History, 307 Johnson Street, Pickens, SC 29671; Phone: (864) 898-5963
- USGenWeb Archives for Pickens 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 Pickens County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- South Carolina State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Pickens County, South Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Pickens County
- Pickens County, South Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Pickens County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Pickens 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.