Search our local index for obituaries appearing in Lexington County newspapers. Newspapers from Lexington, Batesburg Leesville and West Columbia are included in this index. The Batesburg-Leesville News, Southern Headlight, Summerland Headlight and Twin City News are available at the Batesburg/Leesville Branch Library. All other newspapers are available at Lexington Main Library. The newspapers indexed are:

  • Batesburg-Leesville News — 1921 to 1923
  • Lexington Dispatch — 1870 to 1917
  • Lexington News — 1915 to 1917
  • Lexington Dispatch-News — 1873 to 2001
    (excluding issues between February 24, 1944 to October 4, 1962)
  • Lexington County Chronicle — 1992 to 2001 and December 23, 2021 to present
  • Lexington County Chronicle and The Dispatch-News — 2001 to December 16, 2021
  • Southern Headlight — 1924
  • Summerland Headlight — 1924 to1925
  • Twin City News — 1925 to present
  • West Columbia Journal — 1955 to 1988
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