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Williamsburg County, South Carolina Facts

When was Williamsburg County, SC Created?
Williamsburg County was established on 1802 from territory of Williamsburg County (non-functioning) in Georgetown Circuit Court District (part of Prince Frederick Parish).

What is the County Seat of Williamsburg County, SC?
The County Seat of government is situated in Kingstree plus the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Williamsburg County, SC?
Bordering counties are Florence CountyMarion CountyGeorgetown CountyBerkeley CountyClarendon County.

Williamsburg County, SC Vital Records

Where can find Williamsburg County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Williamsburg 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.

Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for South Carolina Birth and Death CertificateMarriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.

Williamsburg County, SC Census Records

What Williamsburg 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 1790-189019001910192019301940.

Williamsburg Co. Slave Schedules can be acquired for 1850 & 1860. Williamsburg Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Williamsburg Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Williamsburg 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.

Williamsburg County, SC Courthouse and Government Records

Williamsburg County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Williamsburg County Courthouse?

Williamsburg County, SC Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Williamsburg County, SC?
A list of Williamsburg County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.

Where can I connect with other Williamsburg County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Williamsburg County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Williamsburg 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.

Williamsburg Co. SC Books, Newspapers & Publications

Williamsburg Co. SC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Williamsburg Co. SC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Williamsburg Co. SC General and History Websites

Williamsburg Co. SC Immigration & Naturalization

Williamsburg Co. SC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Williamsburg Co. SC Military Records

Williamsburg Co. SC Schools & Directories