Edgefield County (established 1785) has one of the oldest and most complete collections of historical county records in South Carolina. One of the reasons for this is that the county has never suffered a courthouse fire and General Sherman did not pass through this area during the War Between the States. The county has an Archives Department that is dedicated solely to the housing and protection of these records. The purpose of the Edgefield County Archives is to collect, preserve, and make available the permanently valuable official records of the county in accordance with the County Council Resolution of 00-01-243 of June 13th 2001. The facility includes a research room and a state-of-the-art 1,668 square ft. records vault that is fire proof and climate-controlled.
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Edgefield County In The News
Edgefield County has a new, innovative tool for economic development. County Council has approved an ordinance establishing incentives for businesses that locate within certain areas around the three Towns in the County. Incentive zones were established adjacent to...
Edgefield County EMS is looking for employees. For more information please see their employment flyer.
Ordinance Numbers 18-19-754, 18-19-755 and 18-19-756 will receive a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6PM in conjunction with the regular County Council Meeting in the County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield.