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Fairfield County Genealogy Resources
Fairfield County Library
Location: 300 Washington Street, Winnsboro, SC
Mailing Address:  same
Phone:  803 635-4971
Fax:  803 635-7715
Email: 
Web site:  www.fairfield.lib.sc.us (catalog online)
Hours:  M,T,W,F  9-6   Th 9-9   Sat 9-1
Contact Person:  Sarah McMaster, Director
Photocopying:  yes
Microfilm Reader/Printer: yes
Fees:  Copies are $.10 per page
Resources Available:
Historical room contains published South Carolina materials with emphasis on Fairfield County including cemetery records.   No manuscripts or loose family papers.  Local newspaper on microfilm
1866-present.  Microfilm of early deeds, wills, probate records, and some census records.


DAR Research Room
Fairfield County Museum
Location:  231 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 941
Phone:  803 635-9811
Fax:  803 635-9811 (call first)
Email:  fgr13@msn.com
Web site:  www.fairfieldchamber.org
Hours:  Wednesdays 10:30-12:30 and 1:30-4:30
Contact Person:  Linda Malone
Photocopying:  yes
Microfilm Reader/Printer:  yes
Fees:  Copies are $.25 per page.
Resources Available:
Family files, manuscripts, and books.  Microfilm includes probate records 1785-1869 and deeds 1785-1841 plus some deeds from 1842-1941.
Maps of SC (1773) and Fairfield County (1820, 1876, and 1908) for sale.

Fairfield County Court House

Clerk of Court
Location:  101. S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
Mailing Address:  P.O. Drawer 299
Phone:  803 712-6526
Fax:  803 712-1506
Hours:  Monday-Friday 9:00 to 5:00
Contact Person:  Betty Jo Beckham, Clerk of Court
Photocopying:  yes
Microfilm:  no
Fees:  Copies are $.25 per page
Resources:
Deeds:  November, 1870 to present in hard copy
Index to Deeds 1785-1870 available, but original deeds located at SC Department of Archives and History.

Probate Judge
Location:  101 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 385
Phone:  803 712-6519
Hours:  Monday-Friday  9:00 to 5:00
Contact Person:  Pam Renwick, Probate Judge
Photocopying:  yes
Microfilm:  no
Fees:  Copies are $.25 per page.
Resources:
Wills 1870 to present..
Marriage records 1911 to present.

Fairfield County Museum
Location:  231 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC  29180
Phone:  803 635-9811
Fax:  803 635-9811
Hours:  T, Th, F 1:30-4:30   W 10:30-12:30 and 1:30-4:30
     Sat 10:30-3:00
Admission:  Free
Contact Person:  Pelham Lyles, Director
Resources:
Historic house museum with displays of local artifacts.  Gift shop with publications on local history for sale.

Fairfield Genealogical Society
Mailing Address:  P. O. Box  93
             Winnsboro, SC  29180

Fairfield GenWeb
www.rootsweb.com/~scfairfi/scfairfield.htm
Contact Person:  James Green III

Resources in Columbia, SC:

SC Department of Archives and History
8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC  29223
803 896-6100
www.state.sc.us/scdah
Public records depository for South Carolina.

SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC  29201
803 898-3432
For information about how to request vital records go to www.scdhec.net/vr
For information on food and lodging:

Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce
Offices in the Town Clock Building
P.O. Box 297
Winnsboro, South Carolina   29180
Phone 803 635-4242

Visit the Chamber's website at
www.fairfieldchamber.org