Dorchester County, South Carolina

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Dorchester is a county or district in South Carolina. It was formed in 1897 from the following county/ies or district/s: Berkeley/Colleton. Dorchester began keeping birth records in 1915, marriage records in 1911, and death records in 1915. It began keeping land records in 1897, probate records in 1897, and court records in 1897. For more information, contact the county at 201 Johnson St., St. George 29477-2412. On the attached map, Dorchester is located at G6.

For information about the state of South Carolina see South Carolina Family History Research.

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