Difference between revisions of "Washington District, South Carolina"

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:*[[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  ====

Revision as of 15:44, 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 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).