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

Laurens County Overview

Established in 1785, Laurens County in South Carolina had a population of 66,537 as of the 2010 census. The county seat and largest community is Laurens. It was named after Henry Laurens, the fifth president of the Continental Congress. Nearly one dozen battles during the American Revolutionary War were fought in the county. The total area of the county is 714 square miles of land, plus ten square miles of water. Adjacent counties are: Spartanburg to the north, Union to the northeast, Newberry to the southeast, Greenwood to the south, Abbeville to the southwest, Anderson to the west, and Greenville to the northwest. A portion of the Sumter National Forest lies in the county, and it is a nationally protected area. Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States, worked as a tailor in Laurens during the 1820s. Of the 14 zip codes deployed for use in the county, the most populous is 29360.

Laurens County Clerk Information

Lynn W. Lancaster, Clerk of Court
P O Box 287
100 Hillcrest Square, Suite B
Laurens, SC 29360
(864) 984-3538
llancaster@co.laurens.sc.us

The Clerk of Court’s office is the repository for all documents filed in Family Court, Juvenile Court, the Court of Common Pleas and the Court of General Sessions on the state circuit court level. Any action initiated in any of these courts, as well as all subsequent pleadings, must be filed with the Clerk of Court’s office, where they are maintained for perpetuity. Copies of any record (except those statutorily exempt from public inspection or those sealed by the court) are public record and can be reviewed in person and copies obtained for a fee of $.50 per page. In conjunction with Family Court, the Clerk of Court is also responsible for the collection, disbursement and enforcement of child support and alimony. Due to the volume of calls, we are unable to disseminate payment information over the phone, however, we anticipate automated phone access to payment information soon. Criminal warrants for General Sessions Court are maintained in the Clerk of Court’s office. All bond information, hearing requests, etc. are maintained as part of the case file. The selection of Petit jurors for Common Pleas and Criminal Court is the responsibility of the Clerk of Court’s office, as well as the Grand Jury in criminal court. Petit jurors serve only for the term selected, usually one week, however, Grand Jurors can serve up to two years. The Clerk of Court also serves as the Register of Deeds in Laurens County. Deeds, mortgages, plats and any other document affecting title to real property is recorded in the Clerk of Court/Register of Deeds office. Judgments and state and federal tax liens are filed in this office. In addition, the Clerk maintains records of military discharges.

Laurens County Records

David Satterfield, Assessor
100 Hillcrest Square
P O Box 727
Laurens, SC 29360
864-984-6546

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

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

Treasurer’s Office
100 Hillcrest Square
Laurens, SC 29360
864-984-5484

Hayley S. Wood, Delinquent Tax Collector
P.O. Box 1049
100 Hillcrest Square, Suite E.
Laurens, SC 29360
864-984-4742
hwood@co.laurens.sc.us

Past due tax information:

Pay property taxes:

Motor vehicle information: Not available.

Online forms and fee schedules:

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Laurens, SC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200965,538
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,461
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009214
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009270
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009725
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,557
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009487
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,261
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,849
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009124
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009847
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009140
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009454
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009117
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,452
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,453
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009684
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009189
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009223
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009192
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200926,620

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