Charleston (1785-1791) County, South Carolina GenealogyEdit This Page
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- Not to be confused with the much larger, modern Charleston County that was created in 1800 and still exists today.
- Not to be confused with the overarching Charleston District that existed from 1768 to 1800.
This old 1785 Charleston County's boundaries were only a small fraction modern Charleston County which has existed since 1800.
Charleston (1785-1791) County was never surveyed or properly laid out. In this case the term "county" had no practical meaning other than to describe an approximate geographical area. It was a county in name only.
Charleston (1785-1791) County was abolished in 1791.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "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).
- ↑ A History of Charleston County, South Carolina in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Charleston_county_sc.html (accessed 5 May 2011).