Clerk of Court
The Edgefield County Clerk of Court’s Office oversees the 11th Judicial Circuit Courts for Edgefield County. These courts are separated into three separate divisions: General Sessions, Common Pleas, and Family Court. General Sessions comprises of criminal charges, usually on the felony level; Common Pleas processes civil matters which are outside of the Magistrate’s jurisdiction; and Family Court handles domestic (divorces, child support, child custody, etc.) and juvenile matters.
The Clerk of Court is also the Register of Deeds. The Register of Deeds office files and keeps records of all land transactions, such as deeds, plats, mortgages, Power of Attorney’s, and liens. The documents in this office go back as far as 1913 in paper form; any document recorded after 1996 is in a digital record form.
Family Court – 803-637-4081
General Sessions/Common Pleas – 803-637-4082
Register of Deeds – 803-637-4049
PO Box 34
Edgefield, SC 29824
Overnight Mail (FedEx/UPS):
129 Courthouse Square
Edgefield, SC 29824
Edgefield County In The News
The Edgefield County Building and Planning Department is notifying the public that there will be a public hearing regarding the proposed development of a subdivision. The proposed development is located off of Salty Dog Lane, Parcel ID: 081-00-00-053-000. The proposed...
The Voter Registration and Election Commission has found it necessary to relocate the Johnston 1 Polling Precinct to the American Legion Hut, 99 Edisto Street, Johnston, SC 29832. The voting precinct was moved to better accommodate voters. New voter registration...
We have 1 upcoming Public Hearing scheduled for the June 4, 2019 County Council Meeting. The meeting will start at 6PM and it will be held in the County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield. Public Hearing of Ordinance Number 18-19-761, “An...
At the Planning Commission meeting held on March 14, 2019, the Planning Commission voted to recommend this version of the Comprehensive Plan to Council. Comprehensive Plan - Updated to include changed made at 05/07/19 Council...
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...