The Sumter County Genealogical Society has limited research staff. Write, call, or email to see if your research needs can be accommodated through the local organization. Email is preferred and will result in a quicker response.

Usual charges start at a $30 per hour plus the cost of copies and mailing. Make your request as specific as possible, providing all relevant information.

Physical address:

Sumter County Genealogical Society
122 N Washington Street
Sumter, SC 29150

Mailing address:

Sumter County Genealogical Society
Post Office Box 2543, Sumter, South Carolina 29151-2543

Phone: (803) 774-3901


A list of professional researchers (for paid research in South Carolina) may be obtained from:

South Carolina Department of Archives and History
8301 Parklane Road
Columbia, S.C. 29223

or from:

South Caroliniana Library
University of South Carolina
Columbia, S.C. 29208

Many South Carolina county libraries maintain similar lists.