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Information on Charleston

The city of Charleston is located in the state of South Carolina, in #NOM_DEP# county. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the city hall of Charleston at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City hall government by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.6 / 5 for Charleston by Cities and Towns in the United States the 4 February 2021

Charleston city HALL

Charleston city hall's addressCharleston Charleston Municipal Building
80 Broad St, PO Box 304

Charleston SC 29402
United States
Phone number of Charleston city hall 843-577-6970
Fax number 843-720-3959
Charleston, SC emailLoading...
Charleston official websiteNot available
Mayor of CharlestonJoseph P. Riley, Jr.
Vital records Charleston vital records

Demographics of Charleston

Name of Charleston inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population120 083 inhabitants2 / 215
Population density in Charleston941,9 pop/sq mi (363,7 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Charleston, SC

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

Charleston administrative numbers

Charleston city code4513330
Charleston city postcode29402

Information on Charleston

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Namesake of Charleston
  • Charleston, Arkansas, États-Unis
  • Charleston, Illinois, États-Unis
  • Charleston, Maine, États-Unis
  • Charleston, Mississippi, États-Unis
  • Charleston, Missouri, États-Unis
  • Charleston, New York, États-Unis
  • Charleston, Tennessee, États-Unis
  • Charleston, Utah, États-Unis
  • Charleston, Vermont, États-Unis
  • Charleston, West Virginia, États-Unis
Natural parksCharleston isn't part of a natural park

Transportation modes in Charleston

Airport
Charleston International Airport 7 miles
8.7 miles
Lowcountry Regional Airport 40 miles

Charleston territory

Charleston area127,49 sq mi (330,19 km²)
Charleston 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

Charleston neighbouring towns and cities

Charleston neighbouring municipalities
HanahanMount PleasantMount Pleasant
HanahanNeighbouring townsMount Pleasant
HollywoodSullivan's IslandSullivan's Island
Charleston neighbouring municipalities
Mount Pleasant 7.9 milesSullivan's Island 8.1 milesHanahan 8.2 miles
North Charleston 8.9 milesFolly Beach 10.6 milesGoose Creek 12 miles
Isle of Palms 12.3 milesHollywood 14.8 milesKiawah Island 15 miles
Ravenel 15.7 milesLincolnville 17.1 milesSummerville 17.8 miles
Meggett 20 milesRockville 20.2 milesSeabrook Island 20.7 miles
Awendaw 21.7 milesMoncks Corner 25.9 milesRidgeville 27.3 miles
Edisto Beach 30.3 miles  

Distance between Charleston and other main cities and towns

New York City : 637 milesLos Angeles : 2209 milesChicago : 754 miles
Houston : 935 milesPhiladelphia : 565 milesPhoenix : 1853 miles
San Antonio : 1122 milesSan Diego : 2150 milesDallas : 976 miles
San Jose : 2371 milesJacksonville : 199 miles closestIndianapolis : 592 miles
San Francisco : 2435 milesAustin : 1062 milesColumbus : 523 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Schools in Charleston, SC

Elementary schools in Charleston

Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 622

Buist Academy

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 479

Carolina Voyager Charter

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 186

Charleston Development Academy

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 202

Charleston Progressive

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 402

Daniel Island School

District of Berkeley 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 1169

Drayton Hall Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 825

Harbor View Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 651

James Island Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 555

James Simons Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 346

Memminger Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 294

Mitchell Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 293

Montessori Community School

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 255

Murray LaSaine Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 291

Oakland Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 551

Orange Grove Charter

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 1057

Sanders-Clyde Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 465

Springfield Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 619

St. Andrew's School of Math and Science

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 812

Stiles Point Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 714

Stono Park Elementary

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 295

Middle schools in Charleston

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

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 620

Simmons Pinckney Middle

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 167

West Ashley Middle

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 584

High schools in Charleston

Burke High

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 354

James Island Charter High

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1654

West Ashley High

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1713

Alternative schools in Charleston

Allegro Charter School of Music

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 11
Students : 125

Charleston Charter School for Math and Science

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 12
Students : 545

Pattison's Academy for Comprehensive Education

District of Charleston 01
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 12
Students : 31

Private schools in Charleston

Addlestone Hebrew Academy

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 108

Blessed Sacrament School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 216

Capers Preparatory Christian Academy

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 11
Students : 30

Cathedral Academy

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 12
Students : 270

Charles Towne Montessori School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 96

Charleston Christian School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 59

Charleston Day School

Lowest grade : 1, Highest grade : 8
Students : 248

Charleston Sda School

Lowest grade : 1, Highest grade : 9
Students : 26

First Baptist School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 12
Students : 502

Harvest Time International Academy

Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 9
Students : 3

James Island Christian School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 92

Mason Preparatory School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 323

Nativity School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 106

Porter-Gaud School

Lowest grade : 1, Highest grade : 12
Students : 893

Riverpointe Christian Academy

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 12
Students : 109

The Charleston Catholic School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 209

The Cooper School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 70

The O'Quinn School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : K
Students : 256

Trinity Montessori School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : K
Students : 70

Westminster Presbyterian Preschool

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : K
Students : 116

Schools near Charleston

Hotel offers in Charleston

Leisure and activities in Charleston 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 7.3 miles
Wrenwoods Golf Club at Charleston Air Force BaseEagle Landing Golf Club
to Hanahan 9.8 miles
Coosaw Creek Country Club
to North Charleston 11.5 miles
Oaks Golf & Country Club
to Goose Creek 12 miles