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Many peoples and diverse factors have entered
into the making of South Carolina and have left
their imprint on its place names, giving wide
variety and strong individuality to the titles of
cities, towns, plantations, islands, mountains, and
streams. The Spanish influence, dating from the
early explorations at Port Royal in 1526, is re-
sponsible for St. Helena (Santa Elena) and other
appellations along the section of the coast. In-
dian names not only designated a place but con--
veyed valuable information: Enoree, "river of
muscadines;" Oketee, "a place of bright waters;"°
Keowee, "a place of the mulberry;" and Saluda,
"a river of corn." The transplanted English set-
tlers showed their love for the Old World by the
naming of Manchester, Marlboro, Dudley, York,
Lancaster, Chesterfield, and Darlington——all for
towns in England. Abbeville, Bordeaux, and Vil-
leponteaux were names bestowed by French set-
tlers. Individually and in colonies came Ger-
mans, who founded Hamburg, Walhalla, Heine-
man, and Bouknight.
One Mile Branch, Ten Mile Creek, and Ninety
Six were mile posts to early travelers and pos-
sessed the practical value of a modern highway
map. Fruit Hill, Strawbe-rry Hill, Berry Hill,
Mulberry Hill, indicate that fruit and berries ex-

 isted in abundance in those localities, while Tur-
key Creek, Beaver Dam, Buzzards’ Roost, Buffalo _ 3
Lick Springs suggest that the streams so named S-
were chosen habitations of these animals and (
Some names honor families of importance, use-
fulness, and wealth from the earliest days of the
Province until the present time. Others carry a
spirit of whimsey, of commemoration, or of prac-
ticality, as Meeting Street, Mount Willing, Ora
(formerly Scuffletown), Devil’s Dining Room
Swamp, Scape O’er Swamp. By combining the
adjective "fair" with nouns, the settlers aptly de-
scribed Fairview, Fairforest, Fairfield, Fairmont.
Logical reasons exist for such downright, some-
times amusing, terms as Round O, Hell Hole
Swamp, Devil’s Woodyard, and Granny’s Quarter
information has been gleaned fro-m printed
sources, tradition, and accommodating individ-
uals. In spite of every effort to check the data,
errors have no doubt crept in, and the correction
of them will be appreciated. Where varying ac-
counts occur, they have all been included, and the
reader may accept the most reasonable or the un-
likely, according to his desire. The list is in no
sense complete. However, it is hoped that all
South Carolinians may be sufficiently interested
to assist in preparing a future compilation con-
taining origins of additional names.

 This booklet partially records the mores of
an individualistic people; therefore, a careful
study of it should unfold -the history of South
Carolina as told through place names.
State Supervisor
South Carolina Writers’ Project
LoU1sE J. DUBosE,
Assistant State Supervisor
South Caroltua Writers’ Project


ABBEVILLE COUNTY-Organized in 1798.
County seat: Abbeville, The county takes its
name from the town, which in turn was named by
Dr. John de la Howe, an early Huguenot settler,
for his former home in Abbeville, France. (12)
AIKEN COUNTY——Organized in 1871. County
seat: Aiken. Named in honor of William Aiken,
iirst president of the South Carolina Railroad, and
father of William Aiken, governor 1844-46. This
county was formed from parts of Edgefield, Barn-
well, Lexington, and Orangeburg, all of which
were at one time in old Edgeiield and Barnwell
Districts. (47)
ALLENDALE COUNTY——Created in 1919.
County seat: Allendale. County took name of
town, which received its name from the older Paul
H. Allen, the first postmaster, and dates back to
1840, although not incorporated until 187 8. (47)
ANDERSON COUNTY——Created in 1826.
County seat: Anderson. Named for General Rob-
ert Anderson, of Revolutionary War fame. An-
derson and Pickens Counties were carved from
Old Pendleton District. (48)
BAMBERG COUNTY——C r e a t e d in 1897.
County seat: Bamberg. Derived its name from

the Bamberg family, founders of the county seat. ’ (
This county was carved from Barnwell. (15) (
BARNWELL COUNTY——Organized in 1798. 4
County seat: Barnwell. Named in honor of Gen- ]
eral John Barnwell, Revolutionary leader. Barn- (
well County was originally "Winton District" and 4
embraced all that territory from Savannah River
on the west almost to the Atlantic Ocean. (44)
BEAUFORT COUNTY——Organized in 1768.
County seat: Beaufort. County derived its name
from the town of Beaufort, which was founded
in 1710 and named in honor of the Duke of Beau-
fort, one of the later Lords Proprietors. (47)
BERKELEY COUNTY-—Established in 1882.
County seat: Monck’s Corner. Berkeley em-
braces part of the county which was established
on May 10, 1682, and named in honor of two orig-
inal Lords Proprietors, John and William Berke-
ley. One of the three counties formed from the
Province of Carolina in 1682. (47)
CALHOUN COUNTY. F o r m e d in 1908.
County seat: St. Matthews. Named for John C.
Calhoun, South Carolina statesman. This county
was carved from Lexington and Orangeburg
Counties. (47)
CHARLESTON COUNTY———Created in 1785.

· ( County seat: Charleston. Named for King
Charles II of England. (47) (49) (52)
CHEROKEE COUNTY-—Created in 1897.
· County seat: Gaffney. Name derived from a
‘ powerful Indian nation, the Cherokee. This
‘ county was carved from Union, York, and Spar-
- tanburg Counties. (49)
I CHESTER COUNTY——C r e a t e d in 1785.
County seat: Chester. Named by early settlers
from Chester, Pennsylvania, which in turn had
been named for Chester, England. (47)
1798. County seat: Chesterfield. Settled by Eng-
lish, Welsh and Scotch. Named for Earl of Ches-
terfield. (32)
CLARENDON COUNTY-—Organized in 1855.
County seat: Manning. Named in honor of Ed-
ward, Earl of Clarendon, one of the original Lords
Proprietors, who had previously been High Chan-
cellor of England. (47)
COLLETON COUNTY-—Organized in 1798.
County seat: Walterboro. Named in honor of Sir
John Colleton, one of the original Lords Proprie-
tors. Created in 1682, when the Province of
Carolina was divided into three counties. (47)
DARLINGTON COUNTY——Organized in 1798.
County seat: Darlington. Tradition says it was
named for the town of Darlington, England, but

the reason for this is not known. Another ver- A 1;
sion is that the name may have honored Colonel 0
Darlington of the Revolutionary War. (47) (59) 1;
DILLON COUNTY—Founded in 1910. County . G
seat: Dillon. The county took its name from the C
town, which in turn was named fo-r J. W. Dillon, ‘ C
an Irishman who settled there, prospered, and J
headed the local movement which resulted in (
building the Wilson Short Cut Railroad (now the I
Atlantic Coast Line). Dillon was carved from (
Marion County. (47) A 4
1897. County seat: St. George. In 1697 settlers 1
from Dorchester, Massachusetts, under Joseph l
Lord, came to South Carolina and founded the A t
town of Dorchester. The county was carved from g
Colleton and Berkeley and retained the name of ~
the town. (47)
EDGEFIELD COUNTY—Organized in 1798. 1
County seat: Edgefield. Name is said to have 1
been given because the old district of Edgefield · 1
was bordered by the Savannah River and also by A 1
the Indian lands, thus was the edge of South Caro- 1 1
lina. (1) (47) E 1
FAIRFIELD COUNTY—Organized in 1798.  
County seat: Winnsboro. In 1780, due to work E
of Judge Pendleton under the County Court Act,   ·
Fairfield County was cut off from Craven County,   1

· A then a province of South Carolina, and later part
*1 of Camden District. At the time of its organiza-
7 tion Judge Pendleton, recalling the exclamation
y of Lord Cornwallis when his army first en-
e camped there, "What fair fields!" named the
., · county Fairfield. (47) (51)
1 FLORENCE COUNT`Y—Formed in 1888.
1 County seat: Florence. Named for Miss Florence
3 Harllee, daughter of W. W. Harllee, first presi-
1 dent of the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad.
1 GEORGETOWN COUNT`Y——O r g a n i z e d in
5 1768. County seat: Georgetown. Named in
1 honor of King George II. Prior to its organiza-
3 tion, it was settled by Englishmen who received
1 grants from the Lords Proprietors about 1700.
E (10)
GREENVILLE COUNTY-Created by legisla-
. tive acts of 1786 and 1798. Two traditions exist
3 concerning the name, The first claims that the
l name honors General Nathaniel Greene, Revolu-
V tionary War hero. The second, and probably the
- less authentic, is that the name derives from the
remarkably verdant appearance of the region.
. (47)
: GREENWOOD COUNTY-—Organized in 1897.
, County Seat: Greenwood. Greenwood County
. . takes its name from the town, which in turn was

named for "Greenwood," the near-by home of l f*
Judge John McGehee. Woodville was the first post U
oflice, but was changed to Greenwood in July,
1850. (47) C
HAMPTON COUNTY--F o r m e d in 1878. , I
County seat: Hampton. Named for Wade Hamp- _ U
ton, governor 1876-79. Carved from Old Beau-  
fort District. (47) t`
HORRY COUNTY—O r g a n i z e d in 1801. S
County seat: Conway. Named in honor of Gen- , I
eral Peter Horry of Revolutionary fame. This f
county was a part of the All Saints Parish and _ t
was settled originally in 1735 by Irish immi-
grants. (60) (
JASPER COUNTY—Formed in 1912. County }
seat: Ridgeland. Named in honor of Sergeant 1
William Jasper of Revolutionary War fame, who
was mortally wounded in the siege of Savannah, T (
October 9, 1779. This county was carved from ]
Beaufort and Hampton Counties. (47) (49) (
KERSHAW COUNTY—Organized in 1798. ]
County seat: Camden Named in honor of
Colonel Joseph Kershaw, Revolutionary leader . 1
and founder of Camden. Formed from old Cra- . ]
ven County. (47)
LANCASTER COUNTY-—Organized in 1798. Q
County seat: Lancaster. Named by early settlers . ·

5 ‘ for Lancaster, Pennsylvania, from whence a great
t many of them had come. (47) (61)
, LAURENS COUNTY-—F 0 r m e d in 1798.
County seat: Laurens. Named in honor of Henry
, Laurens, member of Continental Congress, states-
; man, and Revolutionary War hero. This county
_ ` was originally a part of the Old Ninety Six Dis-
trict. (64)
LEE COUNTY-——Formed in 1902. County
" seat: Bishopville. Named in honor of General
Q ° Robert E. Lee, Commande—r-in-Chief of the Con-
1 federate Army. Carved from Darlington, Sum-
ter, and Kershaw Counties. (47)
I LEXINGTON COUNTY——Organized in 1785.
County seat.: Lexington. Its name honors the
Y Battle of Lexington, the first fought in the Revo-
it lutionary War. (47)
O MARION COUNTY—O r g a n i z e d in 1798.
l’ County seat: Marion. Originally Liberty County.
H Name changed to Marion in 1800 in honor of Gen-
eral Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox" of the
;· Revolution. (28)
fi MARLBORO COUNTY——Organized in 1798.
Y County seat: Bennettsville. Named for the Eng-
I-~ lish Duke of Marlborough. (47)
McCORMICK COUNTY-—Formed in 1917.
;_ County seat: McCormick. Named for Cyrus W.
.8 McCormick, inventor of the reaper which bears

his name. At one time he owned thousands of ’
acres of land in and around the present county se
seat. This county was carved from Edgefield, ( in
Greenwood, and Abbeville. (47)   ga
NEWBERRY COUNTY-Created in 1789 . 1u‘
County seat: Newberry The name is said to C<
honor Captain John Newberry of General Sum-
ter’s Revolutionary troops. The county was 17
carved out of the Ninety Six District under an fr
ordinance passed in 1783. (47) ‘ w
OCONEE COUNTY—Created in 1868. County _ W
seat: Walhalla. The name Oconee is derived from (E
the Indian word, Uk-oo-na, meaning "The
Water Eyes of the Hills" or "The Place of i C<
Springs." This county was a part of the Old ( Ti
Pickens District. (1) (47) V. tl'
ORANGEBURG COUNTY—O r g a n i z e d in 3
1768. County seat: Orangeburg. Named in · SO
honor of William, Prince of Orange, son-in-law of `_ Cl
George II. (47) l Ol
PICKENS COUNTY——Created in 1826, out of  
Old Pendleton District. County seat: Pickens. ll
Named in honor of General Andrew Pickens of _ Ol
Revolutionary War fame. (43) (47)  
RICHLAND COUNTY——Organized in 1799.   se
County seat: Columbia. Name of Richland cho-   P
sen probably on account of the rich lands lying ·_ Y
along its rivers. (47)   si

f ‘ SALUDA COUNTY-Formed in 1895. County
Y seat: Saluda. Named for a tribe of Indians who
l, inhabited the banks of the river to which they
gave the name. The meaning of Saluda-or Sa-
9 luta-in the Indian is "river of corn." Saluda
O County was carved from Edgefield County. (47)
.S 1798. County seat: Spartanburg. Name derived
H from the Spartan Regiment, a body of militia
which was formed in this area in 1776, and fought
y with distinction throughout the Revolution. (1)
n (82)
lg SUMTER COUNTY- Organized in 1798.
,f County seat: Sumter. Named for General
d Thomas Sumter, the "Gamecock" of the Revolu-
tion, whose home was at Stateburg. (47)
H UNION COUNTY-Formed in 1798. County
H seat: Union. Name derived from old Union
)f _ Church, which was erected in 1765 for the benefit
of several denominations. (47)
S_ 1804. County seat: Kingstree. Named in honor
)f of Prince William, son-in—law of George II. (47)
YORK COUNTY-Organized in 1798. County
9. seat: York. Named by early settlers from York,
o- Pennsylvania, which in turn had been named for
ig York, England. Formerly known as New Acqui-
sition. (47)
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BELAIR, Lancaster County—Once a stage- I I
coach stop, with a tavern. A bell hung in front I b
of the tavern and announced the arrival of the   ii
stagecoach, thus suggesting the name. (1) .
BELFAST, Laurens County—Named for Bel- ’ k
fast, Ireland, by Captain John Simpson, who had C
emigrated from Ireland. (64) A
BELL, Saluda County—Named for Captain Q {
Benjamin Bell a pioneer who raised a company   E
of both Whigs and Loyalists in his expedition  
against the Cherokee. (1) (41) i
BELTON, Anderson County-—N a m e d f o r   (
Judge John Belton O’Neall, early railroad presi- E
dent, lawyer, and historian. (43) t
BELVEDERE, Aiken County- Named by i 1
Lawrence Dore, a prominent first settler, because   °
of its beautiful site on the ridge along the valley g '
of the Savannah River. (1)   I
BENBOW, Clarendon County—Named for E
Benbow family, early residents. Shown on Mills’   *
Atlas (1825). (1)   “

e ’ BENNETTSVILLE, County Seat of Marlboro
, County—Formerly Carlisle, where first district
d courthouse was established in 1785. Renamed for
;- Thomas Bennett, governor of South Carolina
;€ 1820-22. (47)
_ BERRESFORD Berkeley County—Perpetuates
the name of Richard Berresford, founder of the
2- Berresford Bounty, a legacy of 6,500 pounds left
it by him for a school fund before 1700. The fund
le is still operating. (50)
BERRY HILL, Charleston County—So named
L because fields in neighborhood once produced
·d quantities of huckleberries. (1)
_ BETHANY, York County——Community named
m for Associate Reformed Presbyterian church or-
ly ganized there in 1797. (61)
m BETHEL, York County—Name of community
 1_ centering around Bethel Presbyterian church, or-
;i_ ganized in 1764. (1) (62)
BETHERA, Berkeley County-—In this com-
)y munity stands a Methodist church named Berea,
S9 and a Baptist church named Bethel. G. B. Davis
By combined the two names into Bethera. Its rail-
road name is Herberta. (1)
Oy- BETHUNE, Kershaw County-—Named by offi-
[S’ cial of Seaboard Air Line Railway for a promi-
nent citizen, 1899. Prior name, Lizenby. (1)

BEULAH, Florence County—(Renamed; see  
Olanta.)   th
BIRCH, Florence County—Said to have gotten   wi
its name from some large birch trees near by. (1)   (1
BISHOPVILLE, County Seat of Lee County-  
First called Singleton’s Cross Roads, for an old   hc
woman who kept a "Tippling Shop" there. Later   si·
Dr. Jacob Bishop moved to the community,  
bought lands and Negroes and opened a store.   of
Renamed Bishopville in his honor. (1)   h<
BLACKFIELDS, Charleston County—Named  
for the dark soil in the vicinity. (1)   C,
BLACKSBURG, Cherokee County — F i r s t   oi
named Stark’s Folly, for an early settler who was  
scorned by his contemporaries because of the   u;
large amount of land he bought. Renamed   R
Black’s Station, and later Blacksburg, for the  
Black family, prominent settlers and large land-   cz
owners. Thomas Black was a member of Con-   0]
gress and Chairman of the Military Affairs Com-   tl
mittee at the time of the Mexican War. (3)   vi
BLACKSTOCK, Fairfield and Chester Coun-   w
ties—Named for Edward Blackstock, first post-   ti
master. (1)   n
BLACKVILLE, Barnwell County—Named for   J.
Alexander Black, who secured the legislative en-   T
actment in 1827 that created the old South Caro-   ci
lina Railroad. (65)   i1

. BLAIR (Blairs), Fairfield County—Named for
3 the Blair family, who settled there in 1798, and
whose descendants still live in the community.
Z (1)
A BLAIRSVILLE, York County —— N a m e d i n
_ honor of the Blair family, whose descendants re-
side in the community. (1)
I BLANEY, Kershaw County-—Named by road
_ officials of Seaboard Air Line Railway for a stock-
holder. (1)
BLENHEIM, Marlboro County—Named for
Castle Blenheim, home of the Duke of Marlbor-
— ough. (36)
I BLUFFTON, Beaufort County—Derives its
name from its location on the river May ("le Belle
A Riviere de la Mai"). (88) I
BLYTHEWOOD, Richland County——Formerly I
I called Doko, for an Indian chief, according to
one version. Others say that the name was given
the village by an African slave who operated the
village pump; when one would ask for water he
~ c would point to the pump and say "doko." Some
I , time after the War Between the States it was
. named Blythewood at the suggestion of Mary
‘ ` Johnston, principal of the Blythewood Academy.
- I The name of the academy was presumably a fan-
· A ciful personification of the spirit of the surround-
g ing forests. (13) g

BOILING SPRINGS, Spartanburg County-   the
Name derived from a spring, now comparatively   Co
quiet, which is said to have formerly spouted to  
a height of four feet. There is a story that a   fa]
vengeful father, whose child was nearly drowned   mi
in its waters, tried to choke the mouth of the   (3
spring with large rocks. (14)  
BONNEAU, Berkeley County—Named for the   fo.
Bonneau family, Huguenot ancestors of Mrs. John   Hr
C. Calhoun. (1) (72)  
BOOKMAN, Richland County—Named for   H3
Carroll Bookman, who established a store there.  
The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad adopted the   S(
name for its station. (1)  
BORDEAUX, McCormick County——Formerly   fh
New Bordeaux. Settled in 1764. Named by Hu-   YC
guenot settlers for Bordeaux, France. (50)  
BOWMAN, Orangeburg County—Named by   H
Samuel Dibble for the Bowman family, large land-   m
owners of the community. (1)   a
BOYKIN, Kershaw County—Named for John  
Boykin, on whose land the first post office was   H,
established in 1849. (73)   dj
BRADLEY, Greenwood County—Named for   qi
family of Patrick Bradley, an Irish pioneer. (1) ii oi
BRANCHVILLE, Orangeburg County——De—  
rives its name from the fact that the branch of   o1

- __ the South Carolina Railroad from Charleston to
’ Q Columbia was begun at this point. (24)
’ BREEDEN, Marlboro County-—Named for a
L family of planters who owned farms for four
[ miles along the Bennettsville-Adamsville road.
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BRIGHTSVILLE, Marlboro County, Named
3 . for Charles Bright, who came from North Caro-
1 lina in 1796 and settled on Crooked River. (36)
BROWNSVILLE, Anderson County— (Re-
V named; see Townville.)
i' BRUCE, Lancaster County--Named for the
3 Scottish king, Robert Bruce. (1)
BUCK HEAD, Fairfield County—So named by
V first postmaster, Daniel H. Kerr, because the sur- A
·   rounding country was so full of deer. (1) ¤
y BUCKSVILLE, Horry County——Named for
V Henry Buck, founder of the present family of that
·· name, who in 1830 came from Maine and began
I a large shipbuilding and lumber business. (15)
U Z BUFFALO, Union County—Takes name of
S ; near-by Buffalo Lick Springs. According to tra-
  dition, herds of buffalo in the early days fre-
r V quented the near-by rock, which covered a quarter
)   of an acre, to lick it for its saline properties. (17)
2- 7 BUFORD, Lancaster County——Named in mem-
»f   ory of Colonel Buford, Whose Virginia regiment

was massacred there by "Bloody" Tarleton, May   th<
10, 1780. (1)   In
BULL POINT, Beaufort County——Named for   Ca]
the prominent Bull family of Colonial days, who   fm
had large land holdings in this section of the   Of
state. (1)   Cl
CADES, Williamsburg County-F o r m e r 1 y  
Camp Ridge, so named because General Marion   na
had a recuperation camp there during the Revolu- I
tion. Name changed in 1887 to Cades, honoring   01*
C. W. Cades, local postmaster. (39)   b€
CAINHOY, Berkeley County-There are two  
‘ versions of the naming of this historic little vil-   C*
lage, once a summer resort for the planters along   D1
Cooper River. 1. Local tradition says that Cain l df
was a boatman who ferried passengers across the   ff
Wando River from the little settlement. When a i ni
passenger wished to cross he called to the boat-  
man, "Cain Ahoy!" 2. Another theory is that it   F
is of Indian origin. (15)   (
CALHOUN, Pickens County-Named for John   U
C. Calhoun, noted statesman. (1) { “
CALHOUN FALLS, Abbeville County——For-  
mer name, Terryville. Renamed in honor of the   f*
Calhoun family, specifically Colonel J. E. Cal- i  (
houn. (1)  V
CAMDEN, County Seat of Kershaw County-»  I I
First settlement, 1733, named Fredericksburg by if (

Ly   the Royal Council for Frederick, Prince of Wales.
  In 1750 a colony of Quakers settled there and
H. I called the place Pine Tree Hill. Later renamed
10 for Lord Camden (Charles Pratt) in recognition
he   of his defense of the Colonies before Parliament.
Chartered 1769; incorporated 1791. (73)
ly I CAMERON, Calhoun County-—A Scotch clan
On name. (75)
_u- CAMPBELL’S BRIDGE, Dillon County-—An
ng old community that takes its name from a Camp-
bell family who lived in the vicinity. (1)
we Z CAMP HILL, Spartanburg County—Site of
zi]- , Colonel Patrick Ferguson’s encampment, on
ng plantation of John Winsmith which was scene of
lin daily plunderings of Tories. Winsmith there-
;h€ fore, named his place Camp H ill, from whence the ,
1 a name is derived. (86) ·
»at- CAMPOBELLO, S p a r t a n b u r g County-
zit Formed 1840. Originally named Campa Bella
(Beautiful Fields) by Mrs. Hosea Dean, wife of
>hn the owner of the fields on which the settlement
was made. Incorporated in 1881. (1)
‘or- CANTEY, Kershaw County-Named for a
thg I family who settled on Pine Tree Hill in 1758.
Dal- 1; (73)
  CARLISLE, Union County——First called Fish
y_,   Dam. Renamed in 1890 for Reverend Coleman
I by   Carlisle, a Methodist preacher. (25)

CARTERSVILLE, Florence County—Settled  
about 1736. Named for a prominent family of   th€
Carters who were among the first inhabitants.   4
(1)   ter
CASH, Chesterfield County—Named for Co