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South Carolina

South Carolina Facts

  • Capital City: Columbia (pop.) 124,818 (2008 est.)
  • South Carolina Population: 4,723,723 (2012 est.) (24th)
  • South Carolina Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

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  • South Carolina Quarter: The South Carolina quarter was the eighth quarter released in the United States Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.

    South Carolina was admitted into the Union on May 23, 1788 becoming our Nation's 8th State. Nicknamed the "Palmetto State," South Carolina's quarter features key state symbols of the Palmetto Tree, the Carolina Wren, Yellow Jessamine, an outline of the state, the state's nickname and a star indicating the capital city, Columbia.
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  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Columbia, Charleston, Rock Hill, Spartanburg, Greenville
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  • Name: The name, South Carolina, is in honor of Charles I of England (Carolus is Latin for Charles)
  • Statehood: May 23, 1788 (8th state)
  • Symbols

South Carolina Photographs

State Capitol Dome, Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America, North America

State capitol dome, Columbia, South Carolina...
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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

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