Place:Cherokee, South Carolina, United States

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Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,342. The county seat is Gaffney.

Cherokee County was formed in 1897 from parts of York, Union, and Spartanburg Counties. It is included in the Gaffney, South Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1897 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1897 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1897 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1897 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1900 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 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
1900 21,359
1910 26,179
1920 27,570
1930 32,201
1940 33,290
1950 34,992
1960 35,205
1970 36,791
1980 40,983
1990 44,506

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Cherokee 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.cherokeecounty-sc.org


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