South Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA: Click this link to see all slave labor sites in the state.

  • Statehood: 1788; some counties were established before South Carolina became a state
  • COUNTIES: Click one of the counties below to see all plantations/ workplaces in that county.
County Year Est. Details
Abbeville 1785 from Ninety-Six District
Anderson 1826 from Pendleton District
Barnwell 1798 from Orangeburg District
Bartholomew 1785 from Charleston District
Beaufort 1769
Berkeley 1682
Charleston 1769
Chester 1785
Chesterfield 1785 from Cheraws District
Claremont 1785 from Camden District
Colleton 1682 from Charleston District
Craven 1682
Darlington 1785 from Cheraws District
Edgefield 1785 from Ninety-Six District
Fairfeild 1785 from Camden District
Georgetown 1769
Granville 1684
Greenville 1786 from Washington District and lands of Native Americans
Hilton 1785 from Beaufort District
Horry 1802 from Georgetown District
Kershaw 1791 from Claremont, Lancaster, Fairfield and Richland Counties
Kingston 1785 from Georgetown District
Lancaster 1785 from Camden District
Laurens 1785 from Ninety-Six District
Lewisburg 1785 from Orangeburg District
Lexington 1785 from Orangeburg District
Liberty 1785 from Georgetown District
Lincoln 1785 from Beaufort District
Marion 1798 from Georgetown District
Marlboro 1785 from Cheraws District
Newberry 1785 from Ninety-Six District
Orange 1785 from Orangeburg District
Orangeburg 1769
Pendleton 1789 from land of Native Americans
Pickens 1825 from Pendleton District
Richland 1785 from Camden District
Salem 1791 from Claremont and Clarendon Counties
Shrewsberry 1785 from Beaufort District
Spartanburg 1785 from Ninety-Six District
Sumter 1798 from Camden District
Union 1785 from Ninety-Six District
Washington 1785 from Charleston District
Williamsburg 1802 from Georgetown District
Winton 1785 from Orangeburg District
Winyah 1785 from Georgetown District
York 1785 from Camden District