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Colleton County, SC Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 620
Walterboro, SC 29488 http://www.colletoncounty.org/
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 843-549-5791
F: 843-549-2875
Couriers: 101 Hampton St
Walterboro, SC 29488
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Juvenile, Eviction
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, PTI, sealed or expunged records released
Magistrate Court - Walterboro
PO Box 1732
Walterboro, SC 29488 www.colletoncounty.org/magistrate
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 843-549-1122, 843-549-1140
F: 843-549-9010
Couriers: 40 Klein St
Walterboro, SC 29488
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Ordinance
All magistrate courts were combined, all records are located here. Online records at http://www.sccourts.org/caseSearch/ may be missing cases or sentence details. Traffic court is 843-549-1140.
Magistrate Court - Society Hill - Closed see Walterboro
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Ordinance
Magistrate Court - Green Pond - Closed see Walterboro
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $7,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Ordinance
Probate Court
PO Box 1036
Walterboro, SC 29488-0031 www.colletoncounty.org/probate
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 843-549-7216
F: 843-549-5571
Couriers: 239 N Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488
Jurisdiction: Probate, Marriage, Guardianship
This court also issues marriage licenses. Records date back to 07/01/1911.

Colleton County, SC Vital Records

Contact the Colleton County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Colleton County
Register of Deeds
31 Klein St, 1st Fl
Walterboro, SC 29488 www.colletoncounty.org/register-o...
8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 843-542-2745
Fax: 843-542-2749
Recorded Documents

Colleton County Vital Certificates

Colleton County Vital Certificates

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Colleton County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,056.36 sq mi
Population (2009): 39,246
  • Females: 52.5%
  • White: 57.8%
  • Black/African American: 40.2%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 55.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 982
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 21.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 69.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.62
Housing Units (2000): 18,129
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.3%
Migration Flow to Colleton County, SC from (2007-2008):

Colleton County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $468,508
  • Construction: $32,853
  • Retail Trade: $47,182
  • Professional and Technical Services: $16,340
  • Healthcare: $51,689
  • Banking: $16,655
  • Retail Trade: $47,182
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $18,252
  • Manufacturing: $59,931
  • Farms: $-162
  • Government: $99,408
Employed (2000): 14,874
Unemployed (2000): 1,022
Unemployment Rate (2009): 13.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $25,402
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,829
Local Government Revenue (2007): $81,670 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $20,562 (thou. dol.)

Colleton County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 586
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.0
Deaths (2007): 453
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 5
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5

Colleton County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 403
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 4
  • Forcible rape: 13
  • Robbery: 78
  • Aggravated Assault: 308
Property Crimes (2008): 1,984
  • Burglary: 435
  • Larceny-Theft: 1,321
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 228

Colleton County Genealogy Records