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Five Historic South Carolina Maps
Illustrating the
Formation of Dillon County


South Carolina in 1710 when Carolina was officially divided.

SC 1710

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


South Carolina at the establishment of counties within districts in 1785.

SC 1785

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


This map shows Marion County in 1800 after it was carved from Georgetown in 1798.
(Marion is Dillon's parent county)

SC 1800


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

SC 1888


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

SC 1910

These maps were supplied through the generosity of Gold Bug Historic Maps & Software.  Visit their website at for historic map reproductions, downloadable maps, product info & demos, links to US and Canadian Geographic Servers and other interesting sites.

Special thanks to Art Lassagne for his help!

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