Place:Jasper, South Carolina, United States

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Jasper County is the southernmost county of the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 24,777. Its county seat is Ridgeland.

Jasper County was formed in 1912 from portions of Hampton County and Beaufort County. It is included in the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort Metropolitan Statistical Area. Historically, in contrast to neighboring Beaufort County, Jasper was one of the poorest counties in the state. Recent development from 2000 onwards has given the county new residents, expanded business opportunities, and a wealthier tax base.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1912 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 Probate 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 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1960 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
1920 9,868
1930 9,988
1940 11,011
1950 10,995
1960 12,237
1970 11,885
1980 14,504
1990 15,487

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External links

  • Outstanding guide to Jasper 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/Jasper.htm


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