South Carolina is a state in the Deep South region of the Southern USA; it is bordered by North Carolina in the north, the Atlantic Ocean in the east, and Georgia in the south and west. South Carolina is the 23rd most populous U.S. state with a population of 5,148,714 in 2019. Its capital is Columbia, but its largest city is Charleston. Its governor is Henry Mac Master.
South Carolina’s climate is subtropical, with hot, humid summers and generally mild winters, the state is occasionally affected by tropical cyclones. This is an annual concern during hurricane season, which lasts from June 1 to November 30.
Native inhabited what is now South Carolina for thousands of years before the area was settled by white Europeans in the late 17th century. In 1670, the English established a large settlement in the region. Then in 1710 they divided the territory into two colonies: North and South Carolina. Soon after, European settlers came to build plantations to grow rice and indigo and they sent slaves to work in these plantations. During the Independence War, South Carolina hosted more battles than any other colony. It became the 8th U.S. state in 1788.
During the first half of the 20th century, agriculture was the key to the state’s economy, but by the early 1920s the value of manufactured goods had exceeded that of agricultural products, and now textile goods, chemical products, paper products, machinery, automobiles, automotive products and tourism are the main resources for the state.
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Complete List of Cities in South Carolina
Columbia is a City in Richland county with -150 000 inhabitants.
Charleston is a City in Charleston county with -150 000 inhabitants.
North Charleston is a City in Dorchester county with -100 000 inhabitants.
Mount Pleasant is a Town in Charleston county with -75 000 inhabitants.
Rock Hill is a City in York county with -75 000 inhabitants.
Greenville is a City in Greenville county with -75 000 inhabitants.
Summerville is a Town in Dorchester county with -50 000 inhabitants.
Sumter is a City in Sumter county with -50 000 inhabitants.
Hilton Head Island is a Town in Beaufort county with -40 000 inhabitants.
Florence is a City in Florence county with -40 000 inhabitants.
Spartanburg is a City in Spartanburg county with -40 000 inhabitants.
Goose Creek is a City in Berkeley county with -40 000 inhabitants.
Aiken is a City in Aiken county with -30 000 inhabitants.
Myrtle Beach is a City in Horry county with -30 000 inhabitants.
Anderson is a City in Anderson county with -30 000 inhabitants.