Cherokee Spartanburg Boundary
(Effective Date October 9, 2017)
SC Code of Law: (http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t04c003.php)
SECTION 4-3-110. Cherokee County.
Cherokee County is bounded as follows: “…beginning at the mouth of Brown's Branch and running up branch 76.60 chains to near where G. W. Webster now lives or formerly resided, placing his present or former residence in new county; thence S. 75° W. 66.23 chains to rock N. E. corner lot of property now or formerly owned by Pacolet Manufacturing Company at Brown's old mill; thence N. 63° W. 15.70 with line of said lot to rock; thence S. 45° N. 5.73 to maple; thence same course 87 links to Pacolet River; thence with said river upstream 7.36 to stake on Pacolet; thence N. 16° W. property now or formerly owned by H. L. C. Murphy in old county, property known as Hammett property in new county, Hammett School House near crossroads in old county, property now or formerly owned by Miss Mary Brown in new county, 509.80 chains to stake 1 mile east of town of Cowpens; thence N. 24° W. 64 chains to line of Lime Stone township; thence west with Lime Stone township 80 chains to southwest corner of said township; thence N. 116.80 chains with line of Lime Stone township to mark line running N. 24° W.; thence N. 24° W., leaving property now or formerly owned by Joel Petty and property now or formerly owned by Cleveland Gossett in old county, passing through house now or formerly occupied by J. G. Powell, leaving the property now or formerly owned by Andy Norton in Spartanburg County, also house now or formerly owned by Mrs. Price, placing the house now or formerly belonging to Cash and the house now or formerly owned by Fate Martin in new county, passing through the storeroom now or formerly belonging to Finch Martin, but leaving his present or former dwelling house in old county, leaving properties now or formerly owned by John Walker and Mrs. Cudd in Spartanburg County, 785.65 chains to stake on North Carolina line…”
SECTION 4-3-480. Spartanburg County.
“...thence along the western boundary of Cherokee County to the North Carolina state line.”
• Certified Survey
- (Cherokee County Plat Book 98, page 164, Spartanburg County Plat Book 173 page 183)
Historical and Reference Documents:
• Map of the County of Spartanburg
§ Epton, John and Sloan, J.F. County of Spartanburg dated February 22nd 1869. Map. Provided by the Spartanburg County Library; Kennedy Room.
• Map of Spartanburg County
§ Stribling, H. Map of Spartanburg County dated 1910. Map. Provided by the Spartanburg County Library; Kennedy Room.
• Map of Chesnee
§ Willis, W.N.. Map of Chesnee dated November 1909 and April 14, 1911. Map. Provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (S213159Bx19File194)
• 1922 Proposed Annexation
§ Stacy, J.L.,; Sifford, S.M.; and Falls, A.P.. Plat of a Proposed Annex of a Section of Spartanburg County, South Carolina to Cherokee South Carolina surveyed June 6-15, 1922, platted June 19, 1922. Map. Provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (S166001)
• 1925 Proposed Annexation
§ Cash, J.B.. Territory in Cherokee County proposed for annexation to Spartanburg County dated August 5-7, 1925. Map. Provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (S166001Bx13Fl05-03)
• Cowpens, 1929, Unpublished
Cowpens, 1929, Unpublished by Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Company, dated December 23, 1929 and Corrected December 1955 and 1957.
Monuments: (See Draft Plat for Geographic Coordinates of Monuments)
: Monument on Quad Map