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*'''''Not''''' to be confused with [[Washington County, South Carolina|Washington County]] northeast of Charleston from 1785 to 1791.
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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 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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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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:*[[Greenville County, South Carolina|Greenville County]] created in 1786
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:*[[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]] created in 1789
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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 1800 South Carolina Map].
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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 Greenville, the County Seat.
  
 
==== 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.
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[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  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Revision as of 15:12, 7 May 2011

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History

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 1800 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.

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.

Resources

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 28 April 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 28 April 2011).