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N 34° 48.685 W 082° 36.156
17S E 353418 N 3853300
A roadside historic marker in the town of Easley describing how Rockville became Pickensville.
Waymark Code: WM82MY
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 01/16/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Mvillian
Views: 10

A town laid out at this site in 1791 called Rockville was officially named Pickensville the next year in honor of Gen. Andrew Pickens. It served as the court house town of Washington district (including the present Pickens, Greenville, Anderson, and Oconee counties) from 1791 to 1800 when the district was divided into Greenville and Pendleton.
Marker Name: Pickensville

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Historic Site

County: Pickens

Marker number: Not listed

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