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York City

York City Hall is located at 10 North Roosevelt Street, York SC 29745; phone: 803-684-2341.

Downtown York, South Carolina, Route 321

Photo: Route 321, Downtown York, York County, South Carolina. Photographed by User: Connor401 (own work), 2009, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2013.

A former hamlet named Fergus Crossroads became Yorkville, the county seat of York County, in 1785. By 1823 York had 80 homes, 8 stores, 5 taverns, 2 academies, a post office and a printing office. It was officially incorporated in 1841. By 1861 the population approached 1,500 and had the second-highest per-capita income in the state. [1]

  1. Julie Burr, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, York Historic District, nomination document, 1979, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.
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