Newberry Richland County Boundary (Effective Date 10/9/2023)
Newb Rich County Project overview
Re-Establishment Survey Files
S.C. Code of Law

SC Code of Law:  (http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t04c003.php)

 SECTION 4-3-410. Newberry County.

“…down Broad River to a point on the Fairfield-Lexington County line about one fourth of a mile below Peak, and running thence S. 40° W. to a point on the west bank of Broad River; thence S. 40° W. 1956 feet to an oak; thence S. 46° 40' W. 2410 feet to a stone in the public road; thence S. 41° W. 1143 feet to a stake; thence S. 32° 30' W. 95.68 feet to a stake on a branch…”

SECTION 4-3-460. Richland County.

“…Broad River. To the above-described area of Richland County is to be added all that territory transferred from Lexington County by act approved March 11 1922, to wit: all that certain piece of land containing 8,900 acres, or 14 square miles, situate in the northeastern part of Lexington County on the Broad River, and being bounded and delineated as follows, to wit: beginning at a point on the Broad River, and running S. 41° W. 82.51 chains to a stake; thence turning and running S. 32.5° W. 160.65 chains to a stake; thence running along a creek which empties into Wateree Creek 42.24 chains to a stake; thence running to the point where said creek joins Wateree Creek 71.51 chains; thence running along Wateree Creek 94 chains; thence turning and running S. 23° E. 142.50 chains to a point in Slice Creek known as Rocky Ford; thence turning and running northerly along Slice Creek 164 chains; thence turning and running easterly along Wateree Creek 305.00 chains to the point of entrance of Wateree Creek and Broad River; thence turning and running in a northwesterly direction along Broad River 410

Historical and Reference Documents
  • A property surveyed for heirs of L.P. Stoudemire. Surveyed by Karl B. Shuler, dated Nov. 19, 1942.
  • A plat of an annexation line from the Broad River to Little Mtn School District surveyed by F. N. Higgins dated Dec 10, 1912 a portion of Newberry County to Lexington County. Found at South Carolina State Archives S16608 No48.
  • A map of a portion of Lexington Co. containing 22.00 SQ.MI. proposed annex to Newberry County, dated November 1919. Prepared by Theod. C. Hamby, JNO. L. Stacy, A.H. Patterson.
  • A plat of survey created at the request of Gee. H. Keen and others, a portion of the extreme northern end of Lexington County to be Annexed to Richland County, completed Nov 25, 1921. Approved by W. A. Counts and J. G. Wessinger commissioners duly appointed.
  • A plat of survey of the territory of Lexington County proposed to be annexed to Richland County, dated October 14, 1921. Prepared by J.G. Wessinger, Surveyor. Plat filed with Secretary of State.
  • A plat of the boundary survey for Roy D. Gass and Rhonda O. Gas & Richard C. Lail and Lisa F. Lail, approximately 2 miles south west of Peak SC. Surveyed by Mark E. Mills RLS# 10779, dated March 23, 1994.
  • A plat of property surveyed for James F. Summer near Peak SC. Surveyed by C. La Verne Steadman PLS# 7883, dated December 12, 1991, revised Jan. 14, 1992.
  • A plat of property surveyed for Anna Belle Stoudemire, James Albert Lamb, Jr. Linda L. Hall, & Debra Dianne Lamb, approximately 2 miles southwest of Peak SC. Surveyed by Mark E. Mills RLS# 10779, dated April 6, 1992.
  • A plat of the property of Joe E & J. Frank Mayer, surveyed by Forest and Land Enterprises, Inc., dated April 28, 1987.
  • A lot surveyed for Laverne Mattox, approximately 1 mile south of Peak SC. Surveyed by Arthur J Weed PLS # 4193, dated August 8, 1979.
  • A subdivision plat for Martha Joe S. Hamm, surveyed by William C Cannon PLS No. 16116 recorded in Newberry County Clerk of Court 5/25/2000.
  • A plat of property of Rudolph Stoudemayer, 300.6 acres from the Broad River to SC Hwy 329. Surveyed by Karl B Shuler, dated Dec 15, 1949. Plat received from Ms. Frick 10/14/15.
  • A survey for Evelyn G. Frick Life Estate, located at 1702 Mike Stuck Rd Little Mountain SC. Surveyed by C.A. Shealy, III PLS# 15182, dated July 16, 2020.
  • A plat of property surveyed for E. Elbert Oliver near Peak SC. Surveyed by Glen Brothers Land Surveying Co., dated May 20, 1974.
  • A plat of a part of J. Evans Eargle Estate, 109.12 Acres in Richland and Newberry Counties. Surveyed By Claude E. Johnson PLS# 1373, dated August 16-19, 1966.
  • A plat of property surveyed for Mrs. Louise F Stoudemire, located in Newberry and Richland Counties. Surveyed by Glenn Brothers Land Surveying Company, William T. Glenn III, dated September 30, 1976.
  • Richland County SCDOT highway plans for road S-1912 from Pres. Pav’t to Newberry County line, File 36.501 Proj. C-501 dated 02/07/75.
  • Newberry County SCDOT highway plans for road S-704 from road S-1912 at county line northwest to road S-28, File 40.844 Proj. C-844 dated 11/3/78.

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