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Information about Charleston

The city of Charleston is located in the state of South Carolina. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Charleston City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.
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Municipality reviews4.8 / 5 for Charleston by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Charleston’s Administration

Address of Charleston city hallCharlestonCity hall Charleston
80 Broad St, PO Box 304

Charleston SC 29402
United States

http://www.charlestoncity.info
City hall phone number+1 843-577-6970
City hall fax number+1 843-720-3959
City hall emailLoading...
Charleston SC official websitewww.charlestoncity.info
Charleston mayorJoseph P. Riley, Jr.

Charleston town demography

Name of Charleston town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants120 083 population2 / 215
Charleston town population density941,9 pop/sq mi (363,7 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Charleston, SC

How to get a passport in Charleston SC ? There are 2 passport offices in Charleston, try one of these
Name Street Phone
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON89 ST PHILIP ST8439535534
EAST BAY STATION557 E BAY ST8437271129

Schools in Charleston SC

Elementary schools in Charleston

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 622

Buist Academy

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 479

Carolina Voyager Charter

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 186

Charleston Development Academy

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 202

Charleston Progressive

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 402

Daniel Island School

District of Berkeley 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 1169

Drayton Hall Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 825

Harbor View Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 651

James Island Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 555

James Simons Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 346

Memminger Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 294

Mitchell Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 293

Montessori Community School

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 255

Murray LaSaine Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 6
Students : 291

Oakland Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 551

Orange Grove Charter

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 1057

Sanders-Clyde Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 465

Springfield Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 619

St. Andrew's School of Math and Science

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 812

Stiles Point Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 714

Stono Park Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 295

Middle schools in Charleston

C. E. Williams Middle School for Creative and Scientific Art

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 620

Simmons Pinckney Middle

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 167

West Ashley Middle

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 584

High schools in Charleston

Burke High

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 354

James Island Charter High

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1654

West Ashley High

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1713

Alternative schools in Charleston

Allegro Charter School of Music

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : 6, High grade : 11
Students : 125

Charleston Charter School for Math and Science

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : 6, High grade : 12
Students : 545

Pattison's Academy for Comprehensive Education

District of Charleston 01
Low grade : K, High grade : 12
Students : 31

Private schools in Charleston

Addlestone Hebrew Academy

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 108

Blessed Sacrament School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 216

Capers Preparatory Christian Academy

Low grade : K, High grade : 11
Students : 30

Cathedral Academy

Low grade : PK, High grade : 12
Students : 270

Charles Towne Montessori School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 6
Students : 96

Charleston Christian School

Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 59

Charleston Day School

Low grade : 1, High grade : 8
Students : 248

Charleston Sda School

Low grade : 1, High grade : 9
Students : 26

First Baptist School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 12
Students : 502

Harvest Time International Academy

Low grade : 7, High grade : 9
Students : 3

James Island Christian School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 92

Mason Preparatory School

Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 323

Nativity School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 106

Porter-Gaud School

Low grade : 1, High grade : 12
Students : 893

Riverpointe Christian Academy

Low grade : PK, High grade : 12
Students : 109

The Charleston Catholic School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 209

The Cooper School

Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 70

The O'Quinn School

Low grade : PK, High grade : K
Students : 256

Trinity Montessori School

Low grade : PK, High grade : K
Students : 70

Westminster Presbyterian Preschool

Low grade : PK, High grade : K
Students : 116

Schools near Charleston

The top 3 most popular banks in Charleston

There are 64 bank branches in Charleston.
South State Bank is the most popular bank in town with 9, followed by Wells Fargo Bank, National Association with 8 and then Bank of America, National Association with 6.

Find below all banks in Charleston :

Bank's name Number of banks Service Type
South State Bank9Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association8Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association6Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Synovus Bank5Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Pinnacle Bank5Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
SunTrust Bank4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
TD Bank, National Association4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Branch Banking and Trust Company3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
CresCom Bank3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Ameris Bank3Limited Service Messenger Office
The Bank of South Carolina2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Regions Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First National Bank of Pennsylvania1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
South Atlantic Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First Capital Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
United Community Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Woodforest National Bank1Full Service Retail Office
Beacon Community Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
PNC Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First Palmetto Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First Reliance Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Southern First Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
ServisFirst Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office


More info about banks in Charleston

Charleston town administrative number

Charleston town code4513330
Charleston town postcode29402

Transport modes in Charleston

Airport
Charleston International Airport 11.3 km
14 km
Lowcountry Regional Airport 64.4 km

Charleston town territory

Charleston town area127,49 sq mi (330,19 km²)
Charleston town altitude10 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 32.8219
Longitude: -79.9619
Latitude: 32° 49' 19'' North
Longitude: 79° 57' 43'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/Kentucky/Monticello)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

Distance between Charleston and country’s main cities

New York City : 1024 kmLos Angeles : 3554 kmChicago : 1213 km
Houston : 1504 kmPhiladelphia : 909 kmPhoenix : 2982 km
San Antonio : 1805 kmSan Diego : 3459 kmDallas : 1571 km
San Jose : 3815 kmJacksonville : 320 km closestIndianapolis : 952 km
San Francisco : 3918 kmAustin : 1709 kmColumbus : 842 km

Hotel offers in Charleston

Look for a hotel

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Nearby hotel : Charleston Marriott
Charleston Marriott
Address : 170 Lockwood Boulevard : 129 $US / 354 $US - 347
This hotel in Charleston is 12 miles from Charleston Airport. It has a rooftop lounge with views of the Ashley River, an outdoor pool and a gym.
Nearby hotel : Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown
Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown
Address : 425 Meeting Street : 116 $US / 0 $US - 120
Offering an outdoor pool and a fitness centre, this Charleston hotel is only 9 km from Sullivan’s Island. Free Wi-Fi is included in every room. Charleston Airport is 14 km away.
Nearby hotel : Comfort Inn Charleston
Comfort Inn Charleston
Address : 144 Bee Street : 89 $US / 290 $US - 129
This hotel in Charleston is within 18 minutes' walk of the city’s historic district and 1 mile from Charleston Marina. It offers a deluxe continental breakfast, gym, and seasonal outdoor pool.
Nearby hotel : Sleep Inn Charleston
Sleep Inn Charleston
Address : 1524 Savannah Highway : 60 $US / 90 $US - 74
Easily accessible from popular Charleston, South Carolina attractions, including the historic district, this hotel provides a free daily breakfast along with in-room microwaves and mini-refrigerators.
Nearby hotel : Comfort Inn & Suites Convention Center
Comfort Inn & Suites Convention Center
Address : 4715 Saul White Boulevard : 79 $US / 0 $US - 42
This North Charleston hotel is off Interstate 26. This completely smoke-free hotel features an indoor pool and a refrigerator and microwave in every room. The Comfort Inn and Suites Convention Center offers a daily breakfast.

Leisure and activities in the Charleston town’s surrounding area

Golf course
Red Bank PlantationCountry Club of Charleston
City of Charleston (Municipal) Golf CourseDaniel Island Club - Beresford Creek Course
Shadowmoss Plantation Golf ClubYeamans Hall Country Club
to Hanahan 11.8 km
Wrenwoods Golf Club at Charleston Air Force BaseEagle Landing Golf Club
to Hanahan 15.8 km
Coosaw Creek Country Club
to North Charleston 18.6 km
Oaks Golf & Country Club
to Goose Creek 19.4 km