Pinckney District, South Carolina
Pinckney District was created in 1791 by South Carolina from parts of Ninety-Six District and Camden District on previously Cherokee land. The new overarching Pinckney District was created with four subordinate counties within it: (See the 1791 South Carolina map.)
In 1800 South Carolina abolished all her overarching districts including Pinckney District. However, the remaining counties were often called districts as late as 1868.
For documents of people who lived in this area from 1791 to 1800, look in:
- papers filed in the Pinckney District Seat 1791-1800 at Pinckneyville
- papers filed in the early capital at Charleston, South Carolina
"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.
- South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Pinckney District, available online, courtesy: South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
- "A History of Pinckney District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/pinckney_district_sc.html (accessed 10 May 2011).