Anderson County

South Carolina

 

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Visitor # since 16-Dec-2003

 

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Effective:  26 Jun 2013

 

 

POPULATED PLACES: Allendale, Anderson, Ashley Downs, Autumn Oaks, Barnes Station, Beaver Creek, Belton, Beverly Hills, Briarcliff, Bridgewater, Bridlewood, Broadview Estates, Brook Hollow, Burris, Caldwell Village, Calhoun Hills, Campbell, Caravelle Heights, Cardinal Park, Cedar Acres, Centerville, Centerville Terrace Estates, Chambert Forest, Chateau Woods, Cheddar, Christopher Heights, Clarendon, Clearview, Clover Hill, Cloverdale, Cobbs Glen, Colonial Hills, Concord, Country Acres, Country Estates, Country Place, Craytonville, Creekwood, Creekwood Hills, Deans, Denver, Devonshire, Dickerson Acres, Dobbins Estates, Dogwood Heights, Dosheno, Double Springs, Dunhill, Englewood, Erskine Estates, Evergreen Hills, Fairfield Acres, Fernwood, Fieldcrest Acres, Five Forks, Flat Rock, Forest Park, Fox Valley, Friendship, Gilmer Estates, Gladstone Acres, Gluck, Green Acres, Green Forest, Green Hill Plantation, Greenbriar, Hammond, Hampton Acres, Harpers Ridge, Heather Heights, Hidden Lake, High Point, Highland Acres, Hill and Dale, Holland Store, Homeland Park, Homestead Estates, Honea Path, Hunters Trail, Huntington Heights, Indian Hills, Indian Trail, Iva, Keystone Acres, Kings Court, Kingswood Terrace, Knoxwood, La France, Lakefront, Lakeside, Lakewood, Lebanon, Leeward Landing, Leisure Village, Lexington Place, Loblolly Pines, Lone Oak Estates, Long Meadows, Marilyn Acres, Masons Cross Road, McGee Acres, Meadow Brook, Meadow Fields, Meadow Park, Meadowbrook Heights, Middleton Shores, Moffitsville, Mountain Creek, New Light, New Prospect Estates, New Salem, Normandy Park, Normandy Park Junior, North Forest Estates, North Forks, Northlake, Oakdale, Oakwood Estates, Parkwood, Pelzer, Pendleton, Piedmont, Piercetown, Pine Acres, Pine Forest, Pinecrest, Powderville, Pritchard Creek, Quail Creek, Quail Hollow, Regency Park, Regency Woods, Rock Creek Acres, Rucker Court, San Mateo, Sandy Springs, Saylors Crossroads, Shadow Wood, Sherwood Forest, Starr, Stonehaven, Stonewall Woods, Summer Place, Sunnyside Acres, Sweet Gum Trail, The Shoals, Toney Creek, Towne Creek Acres, Townville, Toxaway, Twin Lakes, Vandale Place, Varennes Heights, Watson Estates, Waverly Square, Welcome, West Anderson, West Gate, West Pelzer, White Oaks, White Plains, Williamston, Windward Trail.

 

 

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Map Courtesy of Digital-Topo-Maps.com

 

 

 

 

Doing research in the GoldenCorner (Anderson-Oconee-Pickens) counties of South Carolina might be time consuming for you, because of how these counties were formed.  Based on your time-period, you might need to research all (3) counties.  As a result, you'll find that many of the webpage links on the left side of this page will represent all (3) counties.

 

- Prior to 1783, no lawful White settlements were above present southern Anderson County border.

- In 1785 a Treaty was signed to remove the Cherokee Indians from South Carolina.

- In 1789 Pendleton County was formed as part of the 96 Judicial District from Indian Country.
- In 1795 Pendleton County was placed in the Washington Judicial District.
- In 1799, Pendleton County was named Pendleton District by the State legislature and Washington
Judicial District was 

  discontinued.
- In 1816 another Treaty was signed to relinquish the adjacent Indian Territory land to Oconee County.
- In 1826/27, Pendleton District was divided into the Anderson & Pickens Districts.
- In 1868 the state legislature decided to change all districts to counties. 

- Oconee County (est. 1868) represents part of old Pickens County & added Indian Land.
- Pickens County (est. 1825) represents part of old Pickens District.
- Anderson County (est. 1826) represents the old Anderson District.
- In 1986, Pickens County annexed Oconee County land that included Clemson University and land extending SE to

  Anderson County.

 

 

Anderson County and its county seat, Anderson, were named for Revolutionary War general Robert Anderson (1741-1812). This region was occupied by the Cherokee Indians until 1777, when it was ceded by treaty to the state. Part of the "Indian Land" became Pendleton District (also called Washington District at one time.) The area was given its present name in 1826, when Pendleton District was split into Anderson and Pickens. Most of the early settlers of this area were Scotch-Irish farmers who moved south from Pennsylvania and Virginia in the eighteenth century. The oldest town in the county is Pendleton, which was founded around 1790; it became a popular summer resort for low country planters in the nineteenth century. Some famous residents of Anderson County were United States senator and governor Olin D. Johnston (1896-1965), business leader Charles E. Daniel (1895-1964), and composer Lily Strickland (1884-1958).  (Submitted by: SC State Library / Mary Morgan, 31-Mar-2008)

 

 

                                                                         Paul - NN8NN                 Gary - KE8FD

                        

 

Paul M Kankula = gcgenweb@bellsouth.net - Anderson County Homestead Coordinator

 

Gary L Flynn = garyflynn44@yahoo.com - SC Cemetery GPS Mapping Coordinator

 

 

The SC GoldenCorner GenWeb County Homesteads (Abbeville-Anderson-Oconee-Pickens) are due to the volunteer efforts of Paul Kankula (NN8NN) and Gary Flynn (KE8FD).  We have spent thousands of dollars and over 15-years of spare time in order to bring you these GoldenCorner county homesteads.  Our only reward is knowing that all our hard-work will be permanently preserved and enjoyed by endless generations to come.  See Will I Be Remembered When I'm Gone.  Enjoy.       

 

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