Waccamaw County, South Carolina Genealogy

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Waccamaw County was a tentative name given to what officially should have been Kingston County on the 1800 federal census.[1]

Neither Kingston nor Waccamaw ever became a real, functioning county.

Kingston/Waccamaw County was renamed Horry County in 1801.[1]

For documents of people who lived in this area around 1800, look in All Saints Parish records, Georgetown District records in Georgetown, or for papers in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina Genealogy.

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 A History of Kingston District (County) in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Kingston_county_sc.html (accessed 5 May 2011).