Waterford Plantation - Georgetown Georgetown County South Carolina SC

Waterford Plantation – Georgetown – Georgetown County

Basic Information

  • Location – Waccamaw River, Georgetown, All Saints Waccamaw Parish, Georgetown County

    Original plantation lands were located northwest of US 17 in the vicinity of Simmonsville.

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Residential development


  • 1711 – Earliest known date of existence

    Originally granted to Thomas Clark.

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – Originally 500; eventually grew to 1500

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Alphabetical list – Joseph Allen; Benjamin Allston; Governor F.W. Allston (1847); Josias Allston; R.M. Barnes; Thomas Carter; William Carter; Thomas Clark (1711); James H. Fraser; Susannah and David Graham; Thomas George Pawley (1743); John Pyatt; John Richardson (1891); Edward N. Thurston (1870); William Heyward Trapier (1846)


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Initial references: 4, 40

  • Suzanne Cameron Linder and Marta Leslie Thacker (with preliminary research by Agnes Leland Baldwin), Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of Georgetown County and the Santee River (Columbia: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 2001), pp. 101-104.

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