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History

Claremont County was created from a south central part of, and as a subordinate of the overarching Camden District, South Carolina in 1785. See the 1786 South Carolina map.[1]

In 1791 a part of Claremont was given to help form Salem County, South Carolina. In 1800 Claremont, Clarendon (1785-1800), and Salem counties were combined to form the new Sumter County. The Claremont County name was extinguished at this time.[2]

For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look in:[3]

Boundary Changes

"Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the My South Carolina Genealogy website. The maps rely on AniMap 3.0 software.

Census

See Claremont County, SC census assignments, including links to transcribed files [The USGenWeb Census Project®]

References

  1. "South Carolina Districts and Counties 1786-1790" [map] in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1790.html (accessed 8 May 2011).
  2. "A History of Claremont County" in South Carolina - The Counties at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/claremont_county_sc.html (accessed 8 May 2011).
  3. "South Carolina Districts and Parishes 1770" [map] in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_districts_parishes_1770.html (accessed 8 May 2011).

 

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