Place:Colleton, South Carolina, United States

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NameColleton
Alt namesColletonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Colleton Districtsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS45031531
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.85°N 80.667°W
Located inSouth Carolina, United States     (1800 - )
See alsoCharleston, South Carolina, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Dorchester, South Carolina, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Colleton County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 38,892. Its county seat is Walterboro. It is named after Sir John Colleton, 1st Baronet, one of the eight Lords Proprietor of the Province of Carolina.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1800 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1802 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1807 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1865 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1800 24,903
1810 26,359
1820 26,404
1830 27,256
1840 25,548
1850 39,505
1860 41,916
1870 25,410
1880 36,386
1890 40,293
1900 33,452
1910 35,390
1920 29,897
1930 25,821
1940 26,268
1950 28,242
1960 27,816
1970 27,622
1980 31,776
1990 34,377

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Colleton 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/Colleton.htm


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