South Carolina History & Facts
Cherokee County, South Carolina Facts
What is the County Seat of Cherokee County, SC?
The County Seat of government is situated in Gaffney plus the county government website is delisac.site.aplus.net/cherokeecountysouthcarolina/
Cherokee County, SC Vital Records
Where can find Cherokee County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Cherokee 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.
Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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.
Cherokee County, SC Census Records
What Cherokee 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 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
One can find free downloadable not to mention printable census forms to help you with your research.
Cherokee County, SC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Cherokee County Courthouse?
- Cherokee County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Cherokee County Clerk of Probate Court
- Address: 1434 North Limestone Street, Gaffney, South Carolina 29341
- Phone: (864) 487-2583
- Marriage Records: 1911
- Probate Records: 1897
- Cherokee County Clerk of Court / Register of Deeds
- Address: 125 E. Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney, S.C. 29342
- Phone: 864-487-2571
- Land Records: 1897
- Court Records: 1897
- Divorce Records:since April 1949
Cherokee County, SC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Cherokee County, SC?
A list of Cherokee County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives.
- Cherokee Historical and Preservation Society, PO Box 8113, Gaffney, SC 29340
- Piedmont Historical Society, PO Box 1842, Spartanburg, SC 29304; Ph:864-574-3056
- Pinckney District Chapter of South Carolina Genealogical Society, PO Box 5281, 385 South Spring Street, Spartanburg, SC 29301
- USGenWeb Archives for Cherokee 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 Cherokee County, SC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- South Carolina State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Cherokee County, South Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Cherokee County
- Cherokee County, South Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Cherokee County, SC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources related to Cherokee 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.