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Where Is Area Code 843?

Area code 843 is found in the US state of South Carolina. Primarily servicing the city of Charleston (population: 174163), area code 843 covers 18 counties of South Carolina.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 843 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 843 was brought into effect on March 22, 1998. 843 was split from the parent 803 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 843

  • Beaufort,
  • Berkeley,
  • Charleston,
  • Chesterfield,
  • Clarendon,
  • Colleton,
  • Darlington,
  • Dillon,
  • Dorchester,
  • Florence,
  • Georgetown,
  • Hampton,
  • Horry,
  • Jasper,
  • Kershaw,
  • Marion,
  • Marlboro,
  • Williamsburg.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 843

City County City Population Time Zone
Charleston Charleston 174,163 EST
Myrtle Beach Horry 124,823 EST
Summerville Dorchester 117,289 EST
Florence Florence 89,090 EST
Mount Pleasant Charleston 75,463 EST
Conway Horry 64,005 EST
Goose Creek Berkeley 57,185 EST
North Charleston Charleston 52,001 EST
Beaufort Beaufort 51,555 EST
Hilton Head Island Beaufort 41,280 EST
Bluffton Beaufort 35,171 EST
Moncks Corner Berkeley 32,164 EST
Hartsville Darlington 32,013 EST
Ladson Dorchester 29,322 EST
Georgetown Georgetown 28,483 EST
Darlington Darlington 26,260 EST
Murrells Inlet Horry 25,250 EST
North Charleston Dorchester 22,779 EST
Walterboro Colleton 21,797 EST
Johns Island Charleston 21,352 EST
Hanahan Berkeley 19,011 EST
Bennettsville Marlboro 18,982 EST
Dillon Dillon 17,381 EST
Okatie Beaufort 16,982 EST
Loris Horry 16,720 EST

Note: The above list is based off of the top 25 most populous cities in the area code as per 2012 United States Census Bureau estimates.

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This page was last updated on July 3, 2015.