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Five Historic South Carolina Maps
Illustrating the Formation of
Marion County

MAP ONE:
South Carolina in 1710 when Carolina was officially divided into North and South Carolina.

SC 1710

Note that Marion County was in the County of Craven ("Cr" on map)
which extended from roughly north of Charleston to the North Carolina border.


MAP TWO:
South Carolina at the establishment of counties within districts in 1785.
Marion County was initially named "Liberty County" ("Li" on map).

SC 1785

Note that Marion is contained within the County of Liberty (Li), Georgetown District (Ge).


MAP THREE:
This map shows Marion County in 1800 after it was carved from Georgetown in 1798.

SC 1800


MAP FOUR:
This map shows Marion County in 1888 after part of the
western section was taken to form Florence County.

SC 1888


MAP FIVE:
This map shows Marion County in 1910 after it was split again and the upper portion became Dillon County.

SC 1910

Maps generously provided by Art Lassagne at Goldbug, makers of AniMap software.


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