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South Carolina


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.

If you want information about your city in South Carolina, click on the South Carolina city names or South Carolina town names below:

Complete List of Cities in South Carolina

  • ELGIN

    Elgin is a Town in Kershaw county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • AWENDAW

    Awendaw is a Town in Charleston county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • HOLLY HILL

    Holly Hill is a Town in Orangeburg county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • DUE WEST

    Due West is a Town in Abbeville county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • MEGGETT

    Meggett is a Town in Charleston county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • PAMPLICO

    Pamplico is a Town in Florence county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • IVA

    Iva is a Town in Anderson county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • PROSPERITY

    Prosperity is a Town in Newberry county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • LINCOLNVILLE

    Lincolnville is a Town in Charleston county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • YEMASSEE

    Yemassee is a Town in Hampton county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • BRANCHVILLE

    Branchville is a Town in Orangeburg county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • SUMMERTON

    Summerton is a Town in Clarendon county with -1 500 inhabitants.

  • LAMAR

    Lamar is a Town in Darlington county with -1 000 inhabitants.

  • BOWMAN

    Bowman is a Town in Orangeburg county with -1 000 inhabitants.

  • SANTEE

    Santee is a Town in Orangeburg county with -1 000 inhabitants.

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