Place:Lancaster, South Carolina, United States

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NameLancaster
Alt namesLancastersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Lancaster Districtsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS45031548
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.7°N 80.767°W
Located inSouth Carolina, United States     (1800 - )
See alsoKershaw, 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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Lancaster County is a county located in the Piedmont of the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 76,652. Its county seat is Lancaster. It is included in the Charlotte Metropolitan Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1762 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1800 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 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
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
1790 6,302
1800 6,012
1810 6,318
1820 8,716
1830 10,361
1840 9,907
1850 10,988
1860 11,797
1870 12,087
1880 16,903
1890 20,761
1900 24,311
1910 26,650
1920 28,628
1930 27,980
1940 33,542
1950 37,071
1960 39,352
1970 43,328
1980 53,361
1990 54,516

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Lancaster 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.lancastercountysc.net


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