Pickens Courthouse, South Carolina
Post village in and capital of Pickens District, South Carolina, located about 130 miles northwest of Columbia. Situated near Keowee River. Population in 1843 between 200 and 300. JS wrote to presidential candidate John C. Calhoun in Pickens Courthouse, 4 Nov. 1843, inquiring into his policies toward Latter-day Saints should he be elected.