Place:Calhoun, South Carolina, United States

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Calhoun County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,175. Its county seat is St. Matthews. It is named for John C. Calhoun, the former U.S. Vice-President, Senator, Representative and cabinet member from South Carolina. It was formed in 1908 from portions of Lexington and Orangeburg counties.

Calhoun County is part of the Columbia, South Carolina metropolitan area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1908 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1908 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1908 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1908 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1911 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1910 16,634
1920 18,384
1930 16,707
1940 16,229
1950 14,753
1960 12,256
1970 10,780
1980 12,206
1990 12,753

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Calhoun County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.sccounties.org/counties/calhoun.htm


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