Place:Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States

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Orangeburg County is a county located in the Piedmont region of the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 92,501. Its county seat is Orangeburg. It is included in the Columbia-Orangeburg-Newberry, SC combined statistical area.

It is home to Claflin University, a private college located in Orangeburg that is the oldest historically black college or university (HBCU) in the state. It is also the location of South Carolina State University, the only public HBCU in the state.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
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
1824 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1824 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1864 Probate 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
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

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 18,513
1800 15,766
1810 13,229
1820 15,653
1830 18,453
1840 18,519
1850 23,582
1860 24,896
1870 16,865
1880 41,395
1890 49,393
1900 59,663
1910 55,893
1920 64,907
1930 63,864
1940 63,707
1950 68,726
1960 68,559
1970 69,789
1980 82,276
1990 84,803

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Orangeburg 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.orangeburgcounty.org


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