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South Carolina

South Carolina Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 30,109 sq miles
    (water) 1,896 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 32,005 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Horizontal Width: 199 miles from Strom Thurmond Resevoir, east to Myrtle Beach
  • Vertical Length: 193 miles from Rock Hill, straight south to Hilton Head Island

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (2) Georgia, North Carolina
  • Counties: (46) Map
  • County: (largest by population) Charleston 309,969
  • Geographic Center: about 13 miles SE of Columbia in Richland County
  • Highest Point: Sassafras Mountain on the far northwestern edge of the state, standing at 3,560 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 ft.
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: 348 ft.
  • Relative Location

South Carolina Photographs

Sandy Shore of Otter Island with Driftwood and Dead Vegetation, a Barrier Island

Sandy shoreline of South Carolina...
by Marc Epstein
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South Carolina Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Abbeville Abbeville 864
Aiken Aiken 803
Allendale Allendale 803
Anderson Anderson 864
Bamberg Bamberg 803
Barnwell Barnwell 803
Beaufort Beaufort 843
Goose Creek Berkeley 843
Saint Matthews Calhoun 803
Charleston Charleston 843
Gaffney Cherokee 864
Chester Chester 803
Cheraw Chesterfield 843
Manning Clarendon 803
Walterboro Colleton 843
Hartsville Darlington 843
Dillon Dillon 843
Summerville Dorchester 843
North Augusta Edgefield 803
Winnsboro Fairfield 803
Florence Florence 843
Georgetown Georgetown 843
Greenville Greenville 864
Greenwood Greenwood 864
Estill Hampton 803
Myrtle Beach Horry 843
Ridgeland Jasper 843
Camden Kershaw 803
Lancaster Lancaster 803
Laurens Laurens 864
Bishopville Lee 803
Lexington Lexington 803
Marion Marion 843
Bennettsville Marlboro 843
McCormick McCormick 864
Newberry Newberry 803
Seneca Oconee 864
Orangeburg Orangeburg 803
Easley Pickens 864
Columbia Richland 803
Saluda Saluda 864
Spartanburg Spartanburg 864
Sumter Sumter 803
Union Union 864
Kingstree Williamsburg 843
Rock Hill York 803
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.