Lookup Public Records in Colleton CountySouth Carolina. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Colleton County Overview

Established in 1800, Colleton County, South Carolina lies in the Lowcountry region of the state. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,892. Walterboro is both the county seat and the largest community. The county is named after Sir John Colleton, 1st Baronet, one of the eight Lords Proprietor of the Province of Carolina. The county has a total area of 1,056 square miles of land, plus 77 square miles of water and it is the fifth largest county in the state by land area and fourth largest by total area. Neighboring counties are: Orangeburg to the north, Dorchester to the northeast, Charleston to the east, Beaufort to the south, Hampton to the west, Allendale to the west, and Bamberg to the northwest. A portion of the nationally protected Ernest F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge lies in the county lines as well as the state protected Edisto Island State Park, which offers campsites. Fourteen total zip codes are utilized by the county, the most populous of which is 29488.

Colleton County Clerk Information

Patricia Grant, Clerk of Court
101 Hampton Street, P.O. Box 620
Walterboro, SC 29488
(843) 549-5791
pgrant@colletoncounty.org

The Clerk of Court is an elected official who serves a four-year term. The Clerk of Court serves both the Circuit Court and the Family Court and is responsible for docket management, receipt of fees, fines and costs, maintenance of all court records and submission of reports to a variety of state and federal agencies. Circuit Court is divided into General Sessions (Criminal) and Common Pleas (Civil) cases. Some of the Clerk of Court duties for these courts include receipt of criminal warrants, jury management and staffing the courtrooms while court is in session. The Clerk of Court is also responsible for Family Court and the collection and disbursement of court ordered child support and/or alimony payments, issuance of Rules to Show Cause to bring non-paying obligors before the Family Court and filing of Orders of Protection.

Colleton County Records

Thomas Hill, Assessor
31 Klein Street/Harrelson Building, Room 309
P.O. Box 1166
Walterboro, SC 29488
843-549-1213
thill@colletoncounty.org

Assessments and values, tax exempt property, tax credits and exemptions:

Debbie Gusler, Recorder of Deeds
31 Klein Street
P.O. Box 157
Walterboro, SC 29488
843-542-2745
dgusler@colletoncounty.org

Land records, deeds, fee schedules, plats and surveys, maps, passports, tax liens, easements and condemnations:

Larry Lightsey, Delinquent Tax Collector
31 Klein Street. Room 306
P.O. Box 472
Walterboro, SC 29488
843-549-5433
llightsey@colletoncounty.org

Past due tax information:

Becky S. Hill, Treasurer
31 Klein Street
P.O. Box 8
Walterboro, SC 29488
843-549-2233
bhill@colletoncounty.org

Pay property taxes:

Motor vehicle information:

Online forms and fee schedules:

Colleton, SC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200938,697
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,880
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,863
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009728
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009192
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,614
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009579
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009255
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009685
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009414
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009211
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009118
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200918,306

Colleton County Register-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 31 Klein St # 1, Walterboro, SC 29488, United States
Phone: 843-542-2745

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