Place:Dorchester, South Carolina, United States

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NameDorchester
Alt namesDorchestersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates33.1°N 80.383°W
Located inSouth Carolina, United States     (1897 - )
See alsoColleton, South Carolina, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Berkeley, South Carolina, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Dorchester County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 136,555. Its county seat is St. George.

Dorchester County is included in the Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville metropolitan 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
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
1980 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
1900 16,294
1910 17,891
1920 19,459
1930 18,956
1940 19,928
1950 22,601
1960 24,383
1970 32,276
1980 58,761
1990 83,060

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Dorchester 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.dorchestercounty.net


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