South Carolina , US

South Carolina: State of the United States of America

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Ravenel Bridge at night from Mt Pleasant image
Ravenel Bridge at night from Mt Pleasant
Ravenel Bridge at night from Mt Pleasant image

Geography

South Carolina is located at 34°0'2"N 81°0'0"W (34.0004300, -81.0000900). It has 2 neighbors: Georgia and North Carolina.

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The largest city of South Carolina is Anderson County Airport with a population of 194,692. Other cities include, Charleston population 139,714, Columbia population 132,130, North Charleston population 118,752 and Mount Pleasant population 92,799. See all South Carolina cities & populated places.

South Carolina Quick Facts

Population : 5,218,040
Country : United States of America, United States of America
Head of government : Governor of South Carolina
Area : 82931 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.12%
Land as percent of area : 93.88%
Easternmost point : Point(-78.540861111 33.850888888)
Northernmost point : Point(-82.390358333 35.2154)
Legislative body : South Carolina General Assembly
Named for : Province of Carolina, south
Official language : English
Altitude : 344 feet / 105 meters
Capital : Columbia
Establishment : May 05, 1788 (233 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:17:15 (21st October 2021)

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South Carolina has 2 neighbours.

  • Edgefield County
  • Allendale County
  • Greenwood County
  • Charleston County
  • Florence County
  • Fairfield County
  • Oconee County
  • Beaufort County
  • Newberry County
  • Jasper County
  • Spartanburg County
  • Georgetown County
  • Berkeley County
  • Anderson County
  • Lancaster County
  • Greenville County
  • Calhoun County
  • Marion County
  • Kershaw County
  • Pickens County
  • Dorchester County
  • Chester County
  • Marlboro County
  • McCormick County
  • Chesterfield County
  • Dillon County
  • Union County
  • Orangeburg County
  • Barnwell County
  • Aiken County
  • Lexington County
  • Bamberg County
  • Clarendon County
  • Colleton County
  • Cherokee County
  • Horry County
  • Williamsburg County
  • York County
  • Abbeville County
  • Richland County
  • Saluda County
  • Laurens County
  • Darlington County
  • Sumter County
  • Lee County
  • Hampton County

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1910 1,515,400 - census
1920 1,683,724 10% census
1940 1,899,804 11.37% census
1950 2,117,027 10.26% census
1960 2,382,594 11.15% census
1970 2,590,516 8.03% census
1990 3,486,703 25.7% census
2000 4,012,012 13.09% census
2010 4,625,364 13.26% census
2011 4,671,994 1% estimation process
2012 4,717,354 0.96% estimation process
2013 4,764,080 0.98% estimation process
2014 4,823,617 1.23% estimation process
2015 4,891,938 1.4% estimation process
2016 4,957,968 1.33% estimation process
2017 5,021,268 1.26% estimation process
2018 5,084,156 1.24% estimation process
2019 5,148,714 1.25% estimation process
2020 5,218,040 1.33% estimation process

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People born in South Carolina (198)

People born in South Carolina, including Confederate States Army brigadier general James Cantey, professional wrestler A.J. Styles, Confederate Army general Zachariah Cantey Deas, you can see a list of people who born in South Carolina.

  • James Hampton (American outsider artist) he was born in 08/04/1909
  • Wade Hampton I (United States general (1754-1835)) he was born in 01/01/1754
  • Robert Marion (American politician (1766-1811)) he was born in 01/01/1766
  • James Longstreet (Confederate Army general) he was born in 08/01/1821
  • Micah Jenkins (Confederate Army general) he was born in 01/12/1835
  • Samuel Maverick (American politician (1803-1870)) he was born in 23/07/1803
  • Arthur Smith (American country musician, songwriter and producer) he was born in 01/04/1921
  • John Hunter (American farmer and senator from Newberry, South Carolina (1750-1802)) he was born in 01/01/1750
  • Gayle Rubin (American cultural anthropologist, activist, and feminist) she was born in 01/01/1949
  • Velma Barfield (American serial killer) she was born in 29/10/1932
  • Amos White (American trumpeter) he was born in 06/11/1889
  • Guy Davenport (Novelist, short story writer, poet, illustrator, translator, teacher (1927-2005)) he was born in 23/11/1927
  • Bettye Ackerman (American actress (1924-2006)) she was born in 28/02/1924
  • Buck Baker (American racecar driver) he was born in 04/03/1919
  • Oran M. Roberts (American politician (1815-1898)) he was born in 09/07/1815
  • Derek Roddy (American musician) he was born in 28/08/1972
  • Arnoldus Vanderhorst (politician (1748-1815)) he was born in 21/03/1748
  • Benjamin Ryan Tillman, Jr. (American politician (1847-1918)) he was born in 11/08/1847

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Largest Cities in South Carolina (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in South Carolina.

City Name Title County Population
Anderson County Airport County in South Carolina, United States Anderson 194,692
Charleston City in Charleston County South Carolina, United States Charleston 139,714
Columbia Capital of South Carolina, United States Richland 132,130
North Charleston City in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, South Carolina, United States Charleston 118,752
Mount Pleasant City in Isabella County, Michigan, United States Charleston 92,799
Rock Hill City in South Carolina Fairfield 76,318
Greenville County seat of Greenville County, South Carolina, United States Greenville 72,227
Rock Hill City in South Carolina York 71,548
Summerville Town in South Carolina, United States Dorchester 53,301
Goose Creek City in South Carolina, United States Berkeley 44,972
Hilton Head Island Resort town in South Carolina, USA Beaufort 39,619
Sumter City in and county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States Sumter 39,439
Florence Civil town in Florence County, Wisconsin Florence 38,467
Spartanburg County seat of Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States Spartanburg 37,317
Hilton Head Resort town in South Carolina, USA Beaufort 37,099
Myrtle Beach Coastal city in South Carolina, United States Horry 35,555

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South Carolina Counties (more)

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Greenville County 532,486
Richland County 419,051
Charleston County 417,981
Horry County 365,449
Spartanburg County 326,205
Lexington County 303,946
York County 289,105
Berkeley County 235,987
Anderson County 204,353
Beaufort County 195,656
Aiken County 172,895
Dorchester County 165,737
Florence County 137,588
Pickens County 127,983
Sumter County 106,360
Lancaster County 100,926

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