Chester County vital records are under the purview of the Chester Public Health Department Vital Records Office in Chester. This office will provide certified copies of records 1915-present to family members only when ordered in person or by mail (online through VitalCheck), for $12 per search/copy. There is a free online index for 1915-1960 deaths on the state Department of Health website. Historical records (birth 1641-1914 and deaths 1641-1960) are available at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History in Columbia. Requests for pre-1950 marriage records should be made to the Chester Probate Judge; requests for post-1949 divorce records should be made to the Chester County Clerk.
Chester County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce RecordsChester County
PO Drawer 580
Chester, SC 29706Hours of Operation:
Clerk of Court
Chester County Marriage & Divorce Records
Chester County Birth & Death Records
About Chester County, South Carolina
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