Beaufort District, South Carolina

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[[Beaufort_District,_South_Carolina|Beaufort District]] was created in 1768 from part of [[Granville County, South Carolina|Granville County]].<ref>"The Counties from 1664 to Present - In Alphabetical Order" in ''South Carolina - The Counties'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/sc_counties_alphabetical_order.html (accessed 28 April 2011).</ref>  
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[[Beaufort_District,_South_Carolina|Beaufort District]] was created in 1768 from part of [[Granville County, South Carolina|Granville County]].<ref>"The Counties from 1664 to Present - In Alphabetical Order" in ''South Carolina - The Counties'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/sc_counties_alphabetical_order.html (accessed 28 April 2011).</ref> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_new_districts_1768.html 1768 South Carolina map].
  
 
In 1785 four counties were formed within Beaufort District: [[Granville County, South Carolina|Granville]], [[Hilton County, South Carolina|Hilton]], [[Lincoln County, South Carolina|Lincoln]], and [[Shrewsbury County, South Carolina|Shrewsbury]]. These counties never became functional, and were abolished in 1798. They were counties in name only.<ref>"A History of Beaufort District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/beaufort_district_sc.html (accessed 28 April 2011).</ref>  
 
In 1785 four counties were formed within Beaufort District: [[Granville County, South Carolina|Granville]], [[Hilton County, South Carolina|Hilton]], [[Lincoln County, South Carolina|Lincoln]], and [[Shrewsbury County, South Carolina|Shrewsbury]]. These counties never became functional, and were abolished in 1798. They were counties in name only.<ref>"A History of Beaufort District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/beaufort_district_sc.html (accessed 28 April 2011).</ref>  

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Beaufort District was created in 1768 from part of Granville County.[1] See the 1768 South Carolina map.

In 1785 four counties were formed within Beaufort District: Granville, Hilton, Lincoln, and Shrewsbury. These counties never became functional, and were abolished in 1798. They were counties in name only.[2]

In 1800, South Carolina abolished administrative districts and went with the county concept, However they called the counties, districts until 1868, after the Civil War. [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.

Sources

  1. "The Counties from 1664 to Present - In Alphabetical Order" in South Carolina - The Counties at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/sc_counties_alphabetical_order.html (accessed 28 April 2011).
  2. "A History of Beaufort District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/beaufort_district_sc.html (accessed 28 April 2011).
  3. Lewis, J.D., Camden District, South Carolina, http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007

Websites


  1. "The Counties from 1664 to Present - In Alphabetical Order" in South Carolina - The Counties at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/sc_counties_alphabetical_order.html (accessed 28 April 2011).
  2. "A History of Beaufort District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/beaufort_district_sc.html (accessed 28 April 2011).
  3. Lewis, J.D., Camden District, South Carolina, http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007