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Charleston County, SC Public Records

Circuit Court
100 Broad St, #106
Charleston, SC 29401-2210 http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 843-958-5000
F: 843-958-5020
No credit cards accepted.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $7,500
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, sealed or expunged records released
Edisto Island Magistrate Court (CLOSED)
See Ravenel Magistrate Court
http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
F: n/a
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Traffic
The court on Edisto Island is closed; jurisdiction and case files reside with the Ravenel Magistrate Court.
Magistrate Court-North Charleston 2
2145 Melbourne Ave #100
North Charleston, SC 29405 http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 8:30AM-1PM, 2-4:30PM EST
P: 843-745-2215
F: 843-745-2334
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at http://jcmsweb.charlestoncounty.org/publicindex/PISearch.aspx.
Small Claims Court - North
4045 Bridgeview Dr
Charleston, SC 29405 www3.charlestoncounty.org/docs/Ma...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 843-202-6650
F: 843-202-6620
Jurisdiction: Small Claims
Ravenel Magistrate Court
5962 Hwy 165, #200
Ravenel, SC 29470-5514 http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 843-889-8332
F: 843-889-9202
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction
Holds case files for closed court on Edisto Is. Access civil, judgment, criminal, traffic recs at www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect.
McClellanville Magistrate Court
PO Box 7
10009 Hwy 17 N
McClellanville, SC 29458 http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 9AM-N, 1-4PM M & TH EST
P: 843-887-3334
F: 843-887-3901
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect.
Charleston Magistrate Court
995 Morrison Dr
Charleston, SC 29402 http://www.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 843-724-6720
F: 843-724-6785
Jurisdiction: Small Claims, Evictions
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect.
East Cooper Magistrate Court
1189 Sweet Grass Gasket Pky
PO Box 584
Mt Pleasant, SC 29466 www3.charlestoncounty.org/docs/Co...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 843-856-1205
F: 843-856-1204
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect. Mailing address is PO Box 584, ZIP 29422
West Ashley Magistrate Court
1720 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Unit 11
Charleston, SC 29407 http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M-F EST
P: 843-766-6531
F: 843-571-4751
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at http://www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect. Also, free court records are found at http://jcmsweb.charlestoncounty.org/publicindex/.
Johns Island/Wadmalaw Magistrate Court
1527 Main Rd, #100
Johns Island, SC 29455 http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 8:30AM-12:30PM, 1:30-4:30PM EST
P: 843-559-1218
F: 843-559-2378
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at http://www.charlestoncounty.org/.
James Island Magistrate Court
615 Riverland Dr
James Island, SC 29412 www3.charlestoncounty.org/docs/Co...
Hours: 8:30AM-12:30PM, 1:30-4:30PM M-TH; 8AM-N F EST
P: 843-795-1140
F: 843-406-2753
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect.
Magistrate Court- North Area 1
4045 Bridge View Dr.
PO Box 70235
North Charleston, SC 29415 http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 843-202-6650/6610
F: 843-202-6652
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Small Claims
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect.
Magistrate Court - North Area 3
7272 Cross County Rd
North Charleston, SC 29418 http://www3.charlestoncounty.org
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 843-767-2743
F: 843-760-6887
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction
Access civil, judgment, criminal and traffic records at www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect.
Probate Court
84 Broad St, 3rd Fl
Charleston, SC 29401 www.charlestoncounty.org/departme...
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 843-958-5030, 958-5180
F: 843-958-5044
Jurisdiction: Probate, Marriage, Guardianship
Access to Estate and Wills records from 1983 forward is available free at http://www3.charlestoncounty.org/surfer/group2?urlt=0.630236721359671&ref=Conserv. The marriage license division is at 958-5180.

Charleston County, SC Vital Records

Contact the Charleston County Recorder Office if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Charleston Register Mense Conveyances Court Recorder
101 Meeting St, Rm 200
O.T. Wallace County Office Bldg
Charleston, SC 29401
www.charlestoncounty.org/Departme...
8:30AM-5PM EST
Phone: 843-958-4800
Fax: 843-958-4803
Recorded Documents

Official Charleston County Vital Certificates

Charleston County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are official hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Charleston County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 918.51 sq mi
Population (2009): 355,276
  • Females: 51.7%
  • White: 66.3%
  • Black/African American: 30.5%
  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 62.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 45,177
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 6.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 15.4%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 30.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.42
Housing Units (2000): 141,031
Homeownership Rate (2000): 61.0%
Migration Flow to Charleston County, SC from (2007-2008):

Charleston County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $12,722,020
  • Construction: $890,891
  • Retail Trade: $989,898
  • Professional and Technical Services: $1,295,603
  • Healthcare: $1,216,162
  • Banking: $647,967
  • Retail Trade: $989,898
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $616,267
  • Manufacturing: $796,719
  • Farms: $-409
  • Government: $3,425,487
Employed (2000): 142,550
Unemployed (2000): 9,018
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $38,702
Local Government Employment (2007): 15,850
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,009,419 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,422,312 (thou. dol.)

Charleston County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 5,177
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.0
Deaths (2007): 2,862
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 59
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.4

Charleston County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 2,975
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 32
  • Forcible rape: 179
  • Robbery: 954
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,810
Property Crimes (2008): 15,432
  • Burglary: 2,914
  • Larceny-Theft: 10,892
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1,626

Charleston County Genealogy Records

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