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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.

Contact us:

803-637-4104

Archive@edgefieldcounty.sc.gov

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday

9AM – 12PM

Edgefield County In The News

ARTS 2050

ARTS 2050:The current public health environment has limited opportunities for face-to-face meetings promoting public input to the 2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan update. They had scheduled several public engagement events during March 2020 which have now been...

COVID-19 EDGEFIELD COUNTY UPDATES:

Edgefield County is continuously monitoring the very fluid Covid-19 situation.  As we move through this unprecedented National emergency please keep in mind that the County will stay open to the public.  We are however restricting access to county buildings and...

PUBLIC HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT

There is one public hearing scheduled in conjunction with the regularly scheduled County Council Meeting to be held at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in the County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield. Ordinance Number 19-20-767 - An Ordinance to...

LMO Briefing

Purpose of the Land Management Ordinance Why is Edgefield County updating the Land Management Ordinance? Edgefield County Council determined that there is a need to update the current ordinances of the County regarding development, to provide better management of the...

Reassessment Notice

Edgefield County is in the process of our Countywide Reassessment Program which all counties are required under South Carolina law to implement every five years. We expect to complete the current reassessment by December 31, 2020. An appraiser will come out to your...

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Edgefield County, 124 Courthouse Square, Edgefield, SC 29824
Phone: (803) 637-4000, Fax: (803) 637-4056.

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