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> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_new_districts_1768.html 1768 South Carolina map].  
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[[Beaufort District, South Carolina|Beaufort District]] was created in 1768 from part of [[Granville (1708) County, South Carolina|Granville (1708) 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> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1785.html 1785 South Carolina Map].  
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In 1785 four counties were formed within Beaufort District: [[Granville County (1785), South Carolina|Granville (1785]], [[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> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1785.html 1785 South Carolina Map].  
  
 
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. <ref>Lewis, J.D., ''Camden District, South Carolina'', http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007</ref>  
 
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. <ref>Lewis, J.D., ''Camden District, South Carolina'', http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007</ref>  

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Beaufort District was created in 1768 from part of Granville (1708) County.[1] See the 1768 South Carolina map.

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

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.

Websites

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