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Information on the city of 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 reviews4.6 / 5 for Charleston by Cities and Towns in the United States the 4 February 2021

Charleston’s Administration

Address of Charleston municipal buildingCharleston Charleston Municipal Building
80 Broad St, PO Box 304

Charleston SC 29402
United States
City hall phone number+1 843-577-6970
City hall fax number+1 843-720-3959
City hall emailLoading...
Charleston SC official websiteNot available
Charleston mayorJoseph P. Riley, Jr.
Vital records Charleston vital records

Demographics of Charleston

Name of Charleston’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants120 083 population2 / 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
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON89 ST PHILIP ST8439535534
EAST BAY STATION557 E BAY ST8437271129

Top 3 most popular banks in Charleston

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

Find below all bank branches in Charleston:

Bank's name Number of branch offices 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
PNC Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First Palmetto Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Beacon Community 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


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Charleston's administrative numbers

Charleston's city code4513330
Charleston's city postcode29402

Transportation modes in Charleston

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

Charleston's territory

Charleston's area127,49 sq mi (330,19 km²)
Charleston's 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 other 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

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’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