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Spartanburg County Maps

1869 Spartanburg County Map - generously donated by William Vaughn. This is terrific map and a very large file. There are two options for viewing it:
1.) View onsite -  If you have a fast internet connection and would like to view the map onsite, click here.  Please note, you can view this with a slower connection but it will take about 5 minutes to download.

2.) Adobe pdf file. If you have a slower connection and prefer to use the PDF. or Adobe file click here. Note you will need Adobe Reader which will enable you to zoom in and manipulate the map to view it properly. For a free download visit the
Adobe website
1825 Spartanburg County Map - Very large and wonderful early map

Spartanburg County History

The Spartanburg Herald Tribune Jan. 3, 1932 issue: Spartanburg County Sees Countless Changes During 35 Year Period - Memories of the old families, cities and towns. Transcribed and contributed by Nancie O'Sullivan
The Spartanburg Herald Confederate Veterans Edition - Features the history and personal information of Spartanburg County soldiers. Generously transcribed and submitted by Wendy Campbell.
Confederate Veteran Magazine articles pertaining to Spartanburg County veterans generously transcribed and submitted by Nancie O'Sullivan.
The Spartanburg Herald Centennial Edition - old pictures and events features in the September 16, 1972 edition.
Old Spartanburg - A collection of turn of the century postcards from Spartanburg County.
Family and Friends collection of photos featuring families from Spartanburg County.
Spartanburg Research Tips! by Paul R. Sarrett
An article on the history of the boundaries of early Spartanburg County, SC.
Migrations into Spartanburg Co. by Frank Scott
An excellent article on the migration patterns in early Spartanburg County, SC.
Dr. Landrum's Colonial and Revolutionary History of "Upper" South Carolina
Dr. Landrum's History Of Spartanburg County, SC
The Piedmont Historical Society
This site contains a wealth of information on "Upper South Carolina Genealogy and History."
The Spartan Regiment …. Revolutionary War Latter known as Roebuck’s Regiment
Compiled by Col. Robert B. Walker and Published in the Spartanburg Herald
contributed by Frank Scott.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System - Great site to look up your ancestors who served in the Civil War
Military Pensioners of the 1840 Census - Wonderful list of pensioners living in Anderson, Greenville, Pickens and Spartanburg Districts during the 1840 Census. Contributed by Wendy Campbell


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