Barnwell County Courthouse

Barnwell County Courthouse (HM5HW)

Location: Blackville, SC 29817 Barnwell County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 21.406', W 81° 16.242'

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The county courthouse was on this site from 1871 to 1874. In 1869 Republican state senator Charles P. Leslie, a native of New York, sponsored an act to move the county seat from Barnwell to Blackville. Court was first held in a church until a two-story brick courthouse was built at a cost of $8000. After the county seat returned to Barnwell the courthouse housed Blackville Academy, later a public school.
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HM NumberHM5HW
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Marker Number6-12
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Barnwell County Council
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 474814 N 3690871
Decimal Degrees33.35676667, -81.27070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 21.406', W 81° 16.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 21' 24.36" N, 81° 16' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19385 Solomon Blatt Ave, Blackville SC 29817, US
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