Marion County / Marion Courthouse

Marion County / Marion Courthouse (HMFN2)

Location: Marion, SC 29571 Marion County
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N 34° 10.726', W 79° 24.027'

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Marion County
Originally a part of colonial Craven County and Georgetown District of 1769, it was created as Liberty County by an Act of the General Assembly in 1785.

The name was changed to Marion District in 1798 and to Marion County in 1868. The present lines were established by the withdrawal of Florence County in 1888 and Dillon County in 1910. The area is 480 square miles.

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Marion Courthouse
Erected in 1853 at a cost of twelve thousand five hundred dollars, this is the third structure built on this site to house the court.Restored in 1970, the original ironwork remains and each step bears the name and address of the metal worker."Hayward Bartlett, Baltimore."
HM NumberHMFN2
Marker Number34-5
Year Placed1972
Placed ByMarion County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 647411 N 3783133
Decimal Degrees34.17876667, -79.40045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.726', W 79° 24.027'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 43.56" N, 79° 24' 1.62" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 N Main St, Marion SC 29571, US
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