Washington District, South Carolina

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*'''''Not''''' to be confused with [[Washington County, South Carolina|Washington County]] northeast of Charleston from 1785 to 1791.
 
*'''''Not''''' to be confused with [[Washington County, South Carolina|Washington County]] northeast of Charleston from 1785 to 1791.
  
== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[[Washington_District,_South_Carolina|Washington District]] was created in 1791 from Cherokee Indian lands in northwest South Carolina.<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/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1791.html 1791 South Carolina map].  
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[[Washington_District,_South_Carolina|Washington District]] was created in 1791 from Cherokee Indian lands in northwest South Carolina.<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 7 May 2011).</ref> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1791.html 1791 South Carolina map].  
  
Two subordinate counties were included within the overarching [[Washington_District,_South_Carolina|Washington District]]<ref name="Carolana">"A History of Washington District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Washington_district_sc.html (accessed 28 April 2011).</ref>:  
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Two subordinate counties were included within the overarching [[Washington_District,_South_Carolina|Washington District]]<ref name="Carolana">"A History of Washington District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Washington_district_sc.html (accessed 7 May 2011).</ref>:  
  
 
:*[[Greenville County, South Carolina|Greenville County]] created in 1786  
 
:*[[Greenville County, South Carolina|Greenville County]] created in 1786  
 
:*[[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]] created in 1789
 
:*[[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]] created in 1789
  
In 1798 Washington District was renamed [[Pendleton District, South Carolina]].<ref name="Carolana" /> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1799.html 1800 South Carolina Map].  
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In 1798 Washington District was renamed [[Pendleton District, South Carolina]].<ref name="Carolana" /> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1799.html 1799 South Carolina Map].  
  
For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look for papers filed in Pickensville, the District and County Seat, or in Greenville, the County Seat.  
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For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look for papers filed in Pickensville, the District and County Seat, or in the County Seat at Greenville.  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
[http://www.mysouthcarolinagenealogy.com/sc-maps.html "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 [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.  
 
[http://www.mysouthcarolinagenealogy.com/sc-maps.html "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 [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.  
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Research Guides  ====
 
==== Research Guides  ====
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*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0061.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Washington District]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
 
*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0061.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Washington District]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
 
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Revision as of 16:57, 10 May 2011

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  • Not to be confused with Washington County northeast of Charleston from 1785 to 1791.

Contents

Historical Facts

Washington District was created in 1791 from Cherokee Indian lands in northwest South Carolina.[1] See the 1791 South Carolina map.

Two subordinate counties were included within the overarching Washington District[2]:

In 1798 Washington District was renamed Pendleton District, South Carolina.[2] See the 1799 South Carolina Map.

For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look for papers filed in Pickensville, the District and County Seat, or in the County Seat at Greenville.

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.

Research Guides

References

  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 7 May 2011).
  2. 2.0 2.1 "A History of Washington District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Washington_district_sc.html (accessed 7 May 2011).