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- Not to be confused with the small Charleston (1785-1791) County abolished in 1791.
- Not to be confused with the present-day Charleston County created in 1800.
Originally Charles Town District, spelling officially changed to Charleston District in 1785.
In 1785 six subordinate counties were formed within the overarching Charleston District:
In 1800, South Carolina abolished overarching administrative court districts like Charleston District, and switched to the county concept. An all new Charleston County was created in 1800. However they called their counties, districts until 1868, after the Civil War. 
"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.
See also Berkeley County Genealogy
- ↑ "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 District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Charleston_district_sc.html (accessed 28 April 2011).
- ↑ Lewis, J.D., Camden District, South Carolina, http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007
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