Place:Marion, South Carolina, United States

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Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 33,062. Its county seat is Marion. It was created in 1785 and was originally known as Liberty County. However, four years later it was renamed Marion County, in honor Brigadier General Francis Marion, the famous "Swamp Fox" and a hero of the American Revolutionary War.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1790 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1800 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1800 6,914
1810 8,884
1820 10,201
1830 11,208
1840 13,932
1850 17,407
1860 21,190
1870 22,160
1880 34,107
1890 29,976
1900 35,181
1910 20,596
1920 23,721
1930 27,221
1940 30,107
1950 33,110
1960 32,014
1970 30,270
1980 34,179
1990 33,899

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External links

  • Outstanding guide to Marion 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.co.marion.sc.us


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