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York County South Carolina

Springfield Plantation House, Route 21, ca. 1790, National Register, Fort Mill, SC

Photo: Springfield Plantation House, ca. 1790 & 1806, U.S. Route 21, Fort Mill, S.C. The home's first owner was John Springs III. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Photographed by User: Bill Fitzpatrick (own work), 2012, [cc-by-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2013.

The York County Courthouse is located at 2 South Congress Street, York SC 29745; phone: 803-684-8507.

In 1785 York County was created by an act of the South Carolina Legislature. A centrally located site called Fergus Crossroads was chosen to be the county seat and became known as Yorkville. This name was shortened to York in 1915.

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