South Carolina Government records cover a broad range of genealogy subject areas that can help you as part of your research, such as land ownership, courts, taxes, and naturalization’s. Given that South Carolina court records cover such a wide selection of topics, they could aid you in many different ways. As an example, they could aid you in finding ancestors’ residences, identify occupations, locate financial information, determine citizenship status, or shed light on relationships between individuals. The whole thing relies upon on the type of court records that the ancestors” names show up in. For Definitions of all court terms see the Genealogy Encyclopedia.
South Carolina Courthouse records change extensively from county to county in both level of quality and volume. You will find different kinds of court records that are most likely to possess information related for your genealogical research below.
South Carolina Court Records
- South Carolina Court Record Books (amazon.com)
South Carolina Land Records
See Also Guide to U.S. Land Records Research
South Carolina Probate Records
- South Carolina Probate Record Books (amazon.com)
South Carolina Tax Records
See Also Guide to U.S. Tax Records Research
- South Carolina Tax Record Books (amazon.com)
South Carolina Immigration & Naturalization Records
- South Carolina Immigration Record Books (amazon.com)
South Carolina County & City Government Links
South Carolina contains 46 counties. Each county is the local level of government within its borders. The links in the table below link to county and city government offices and is limited to government-maintained websites. If you know of a South Carolina county that has an official government web site but is not linked, or if the link is in error, please contact us so we may edit our database. South Carolina State Government is located in Columbia.