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Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $12.00

Address:
Office of Public Health Statistics and Information Systems
South Carolina Department of Health and
[>]Environmental Control
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Remarks: State office has had records since January 1915. City of Charleston births from 1877 and deaths from 1821 are on file at Charleston County Health Department. Ledger entries of Florence City births and deaths from 1895 to 1914 are on file at Florence County Health Department. Ledger entries of Newberry City births and deaths from the late 1800's are on file at Newberry County Health Department. These are the only early records obtainable. Additional copies of the same birth records ordered at the same time of certification are $3.00.

Check or money order should be made payable to Department of Health and Environmental Control. Personal checks are accepted. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (803) 898-3630.


Event: Marriage (State)

Cost of copy: $12.00

Address:
Office of Public Health Statistics and Information Systems
South Carolina Department of Health and
[>]Environmental Control
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Remarks: Records since July 1950.


Event: Marriage (county)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Records since July 1911. Probate Judge in county where license was issued.


Event: Divorce (State)

Cost of copy: $12.00

Address:
Office of Public Health Statistics and Information Systems
South Carolina Department of Health and
[>]Environmental Control
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Remarks: Records since July 1962.


Event: Divorce (county)

Cost of copy: Varies

Address: See remarks

Remarks: Records since April 1949. Clerk of county where petition was filed.

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