South Carolina History & Facts
Florence County, South Carolina Facts
What counties are adjacent to Florence County, SC?
Bordering counties are Williamsburg County, Marion County, Dillon County, Marlboro County, Darlington County, Sumter County, Lee County, Clarendon County.
Florence County, SC Vital Records
Where can find Florence County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Florence County vital records can be found at the South Carolina Department of Health has copies of birth records after 1913 and death records after 1930, copies of marriage since Jan 1962 and a Divorce records since 1958. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in South Carolina for current fees and application process.
Florence County Health Department has birth and death records from January 01, 1915. Marriage records prior to 1950 are available from the Probate Court office. Divorce records since April 1949 are available from the County Clerk’s office. There were no South Carolina birth or Death “certificates” before January 01, 1915
You can search online for Florence County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for South Carolina Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Application to mail.
Florence County, SC Census Records
What Florence County, SC census records are available?
County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules to aid in finding out about your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Florence County, SC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Florence County Courthouse?
- Florence County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 180 North Irby Street Florence, South Carolina 29501
- Florence County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: 843-665-3085
- Marriage Records: 1911
- Probate Records: 1889
- Florence County Clerk of Court / Register of Deeds
- Phone: (843) 665-3031
- Land Records: 1889
- Court Records: 1889
- Divorce Records:since April 1949
Florence County, SC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Florence County, SC?
A list of Florence County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
- Florence County Historical Society, PO Drawer 150, Florence, SC 29503; phone: (843) 662-3258
- Pee Dee Chapter, SCGS, Inc., PO Box 1428, Marion, SC 29571-1428
- Florence Heritage Foundation, PO Box 1909, Florence, SC 295031909
- Mars Bluff Historical Society, 6701 E. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29506; phone: (843) 662-3351
- The Florence City-County Historical Commission, 6701 E. Palmetto St. Florence,S .C .29506; 843-687-5151
- USGenWeb Archives for Florence County (usgwarchives.net)
- South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road; Columbia, SC 29223-4905; Tel: (803) 896-6100
- South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, PO Box 11469; Columbia, South Carolina 29211; Voice: (803) 734-8666
- South Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 16355, Greenville, SC 29606
- South Carolina Historical Society, 100 Meeting Street, Charleston 29401
- South Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies Guide
Where can I connect with other Florence County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- South Carolina State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Florence County, South Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Florence County
- Florence County, South Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Florence County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Florence County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is just a directory that has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.