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Organized below are the most useful of the South Carolina statewide public record resources.  You can also find county and city level records by clicking on the menu tools at left, along with professional and business licenses.

  • Court System - The South Carolina court system has four levels. First are Magistrate and Summary Courts (civil to $7,500, misdemeanors); Municipal Courts (misdemeanors, ordinance & traffic violations); and Probate Court (estates, guardianships, mental & substance abuse commitments). Second are the Family Courts (domestic & juvenile cases), Circuit Courts (common pleas civil, general sessions criminal felony & misdemeanor); and Master-in-Equity Courts (equity matters referred by Circuit Court). Third is the Court of Appeals, which handles appeals from the lower courts. At the top level is the Supreme Court, which reviews decisions from the Court of Appeals by choice, and direct appeals from lower courts by law (death penalty, public utility rates, challenges to statutes & ordinances, elections).  South Carolina Court Records
  • Criminal Records - Ordinance & traffic violations are the responsibility of Municipal Courts. Magistrate/Summary Courts, Municipal Courts, or Circuit Courts may handle misdemeanors. Felony cases are heard in the Circuit Courts only.  For information about how to order official background checks and to access online databases, go to our South Carolina Criminal Records page.
  • Vital Records - Birth, death, marriage & divorce certificates are provided by: South Carolina Office of Vital Records, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201, (803) 898-3630, Fax: (803) 898-3761.  Visit our Vital Records page for easy access to the Social Security Death Index for South Carolina, historical statewide death indexes, death records, cemetery indexes & obituaries from available counties; marriages from available counties; and divorce court record databases from available counties. Unfortunately, we have not discovered any online databases providing birth records in the state.

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Bankruptcies, Judgments & Tax Liens  Pay Site

Search Systems Premium database of judgments, bankruptcies, and tax liens in South Carolina statewide.

Company Search | Charities

Search South Carolina Secretary of State records for registered South Carolina charities.

Confederate Pension Applications

Search this South Carolina Department of Archives & History database for images of Confederate Pension Applications for the period 1919-1926.

Court Opinions | Supreme Court and Court of Appeals

Use this service to search South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Judicial Opinions by keyword, text, case number, court type, date range, author, or trial judge.

Court Opinions | U.S. Fourth Circuit Appeals

U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals opinions. Query the database for free by case name, case number, or date.

Court Orders | All Courts

Search Court Orders in South Carolina from the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Circuit Courts, Family Courts, Master-in Equity Courts, Probate Courts, Magistrate Courts, and Municipal Courts.

Court Records | U.S. Fourth Circuit Appeals  Pay Site

Search the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) database for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals by case number or keyword to view the courts online case and docket information.

Court Rosters | Circuit Courts

Select a county to search county court rosters (dockets) in South Carolina Circuit Courts.

Criminal Court Journal 1769-1776

Search this South Carolina Department of Archives & History database for Criminal Court Journal records for the period 1769-1776.

Death Records 1915-1957

Browse this South Carolina Department of Health and Environment database for death records between 1915 and 1957. Records prior to 1950 require the download of a Djvu image viewer.

Deaths 1915-1943

Search over 635,000 images of South Carolina deaths records filed between 1915 and 1943.

Deaths 1944-1955

Search 231,000 South Carolina deaths recorded between 1944 and 1955.

Delinquent Taxpayers

Browse this listing provided by the South Carolina Department of Revenue of the largest uncollected tax liabilities owed to the citizens of South Carolina.

Dental Association

Find a South Carolina Dentist through the South Carolina Dental Association's web site.

Eviction Records | Tenant Screening  Pay Site

Search Systems Eviction Records. Search statewide in South Carolina for eviction records by tenant name (individual or business) for just $5 per search. Narrow results by city for common name searches.

Find People

Easy to use, find people in South Carolina instantly! Find addresses and phone numbers. Free summary of names. Fee for detailed reports.

Government Job Opportunities

Search for job opportunities with the state of SC by agency, title, location, job category, and counties.

Hospitalization Statistics

Find out the answers to your questions about hospitalizations in South Carolina by performing simple queries.

Legislation

Search the South Carolina Legislature for Bills and Acts, and Ratifications by number, sponsor, committee, action, index, subject, status, introduction, Bill summary, or full text.

Legislative Papers 1782-1866

Search this South Carolina Department of Archives & History database for Legislative Papers for the period 1782-1866.

Licenses | Professional, Medical & Business

Search for and verify the status of professional, business, and medical licenses in South Carolina using these free databases. Includes attorneys, CPAs, dentists, physicians, realtors, contractors, banks, credit unions, and more.

Lobbyists

South Carolina Ethics Commission lists of registered lobbyists, principals, and principal contacts, or search by last name.

Maximum Interest Rates

Here's an eye opener for you. This is the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs list by company of maximum interest rates and motor vehicle closing fees.

Missing Children

Browse this listing of missing children in South Carolina to view information including photo, name, DOB, case #, contact person/#, case type, physical description, date/city missing from and link to poster.

Parole & Pardon Hearings & Results

Browse these lists by date of parole and pardon hearings and results from the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services.

Parolees

Search for offenders that are under supervision by the Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services of South Carolina by full name or SID#.

Plats for State Land Grants 1784-1868

Search this South Carolina Department of Archives & History database for Plats for State Land Grants for the period 1784-1868.

Restaurant Inspections

Search this South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Division of Food Protections service for food safety inspection results by facility name, street, and city.

State Bar

Search the SC State Bar for lawyers by name, city, state and county. Results give you name, location, schooling and membership status.

State Employee Salaries

Search by name, agency, or salary range to view salaries for South Carolina state employees.

State Phone Directory - Agency

Look up a SC state employee phone number by the agency. The lists gives you phone numbers for employees in that agency.

Will Transcripts 1782-1855

Search this South Carolina Department of Archives & History database for Will Transcripts from the period 1782-1855.


South Carolina is located in the southeast United States. The Capital is Columbia and the largest city is Columbia.  The Official Web Site is located at http://sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx.  South Carolina is the 24th most populous state in the United States.  The 2014 population estimate is 4,832,482 and the 2010 census population was 4,625,401.  The land area is 30,060.70 square miles and there are 153.9 persons per square mile.

68.3% of the population is White, 27.9% is Black or African American, 5.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% are two or more races. 84.5% are a high school graduate or higher, and 25.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.

The median home value is $137,400. There are on average 2.55 persons per household, the per capita income is $23,943, the median household income is $44,779, and 18.1% of the persons in South Carolina are considered below poverty level.

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