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In 1783 Orangeburgh officially dropped the h and ever since goes by Orangeburg.[1]

Historical Facts

In 1768 South Carolina replaced all of her previous counties with seven court districts including the new Orangeburgh District northwest of the previous Berkeley, Colleton, and Granville counties. See the 1770 South Carolina map.

In 1785 South Carolina created six subordinate counties within the overarching Ninety-Six District:[2] (See the 1785 South Carolina map.)

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.

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References

  1. "A History of Orangeburgh District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/orangeburgh_district_sc.html (accessed 10 May 2011).
  2. "A History of Ninety-Six District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/ninety_six_district_sc.html (accessed 9 May 2011).

 

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