Clinton, South Carolina

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Quick Facts

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Clinton was first settled by Scots-Irish immigrants two decades before the American Revolutionary War. It incorporated as a town in 1852, and was named after Henry Clinton Young, a lawyer from Laurens, who helped lay out the first streets.


Archives and Libraries

note: Public libraries, public county and college archives

  • Presbyterian College James H. Thomason Library
    Items of Interest:
    American History in Video
    America's Historical Newspapers
    Biography in Context
    Cambridge Histories Online
    Encyclopaedia Universalis (French)
    The Greenville News (newspaper)
    InfoTrac/Gale Databases
    Literature Resources from Gale
    The New York Times Archive
    The State (Columbia, SC) (newspaper)
    and offering THOMCAT (Online catalog of library materials at Presbyterian College)


Church History and Records


  • Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church

South Carolina Revolutionary patriot, Joseph Ramage, of Laurens County, South Carolina FHL Book 921.73 R14s, film 1697776 Item 2




  • The Clinton Chronicle, a weekly newspaper established in 1900, and also, a website of Clinton and Laurens County news that is updated every day.


Societies, Libraries and Museums

note: the societies with their own memberships, libraries, museums and collections.