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

McCormick County Overview

Established in 1916 and the least populous county in the state of South Carolina, McCormick county had a population of 10,233 as of the 2010 census. The county seat of McCormick is also the largest community. With a total of 359 square miles of land, plus 35 square miles of water, it is the smallest county in South Carolina by land area and second-smallest by total area. McCormick County is in the Savannah River basin. A portion of the nationally protected Sumter National Forest lies in the county lies and the county borders with three counties in the state of Georgia. They are: Columbia to the south, Lincoln to the west, and Elbert to the northwest. Three additional South Carolina counties also neighbor to the northeast (Greenwood), the east (Edgefield), and the northwest (Abbeville). Eleven zip codes are used the county, the largest of which is 29835.

McCormick County Clerk Information

Gwendolyn Dorn Chiles, Clerk of Court
133 South Mine Street, Room 102
McCormick, SC 29835
864-852-2195 or 864-852-0071

Duties:

  • Answers questions from public regarding Court operations and real estate recordings
  • Maintain records of cases heard in the Court of Common Pleas involving civil disputes between two or more parties
  • Keep records of criminal cases heard in the General Sessions Court
  • Schedule Civil Jury and Non-Jury Trials
  • Maintain records of Family Court including juvenile, domestic relations, child support, interstate custody, abuse and neglect, termination of parental rights orders of protection, adoption and Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act cases
  • Prepares and mails juror summons and processes jury payments
  • Screens, collects fees and appoints Public Defenders for those who qualify
  • Receives, reviews and records real estate documents to include, deeds, plats, mortgages as well as liens, judgments powers of attorney, etc.
  • Receives and disburses child support payments
  • Collect fines and fees from the General Sessions Court

    McCormick County Records

    John Powell, Assessor
    133 South Mine Street, Room 201
    McCormick, SC 29835
    864-852-2931 or 864-852-2930

    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:

    Mary G. Shirley, Tax Collector and Treasurer
    133 South Mine Street, Room 104
    McCormick, SC 29835
    864-852-2332 or 864-852-0071

    Past due tax information:

    Pay property taxes:

    Motor vehicle information:

    Online forms and fee schedules:

    McCormick, SC Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200910,859
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009969
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200997
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,081
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200955
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009203
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,135
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009746
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009213
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200970
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200977
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200924
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009272
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009218
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200944
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200921
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,452
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