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South Carolina sits in the southeastern region of the United States on the Atlantic Coast. It is one of the original thirteen American colonies and the 8th state of the Union on May 23, 1788. With a total area of 32,020 square miles in area, this state measures roughly 200 miles in width by 260 miles in length; 6% of the state is comprised of water. South Carolina has a humid subtropical climate. Summer are generally hot and humid, while winter temperatures can vary more. Rain falls throughout the year across the entire state, and the coastal areas tend to offer wetter summers than the inland areas. Snow is typical for the state, as are tropical cyclones from time to time. On average, there are about 50 days of thunderstorms each year, and about 14 tornadoes per annum. The state is known for its historical production of tobacco and old plantations that are popular among tourists. South Carolina offers a rich contribution to American history.


Nicknames : Palmetto State

Capitol : Columbia

Largest City (by population) : Columbia

Largest City (by area) : Columbia

Largest County (by population) : Greenville County

Total Area (square miles) : 32020

Admitted to Union : May 23, 1788

Time Zone : Eastern

State Flower : Yellow Jessamine

State Tree : Sabal Palm

State Bird : Carolina Wren

Major Industries : tobacco, poultry, cattle, dairy, textiles

Major Companies : Domtar, AbitibiBowater, Scana


  • The first Civil War battle took place at Fort Sumter, South Carolina.
  • Prior to being dubbed as the Palmetto State, South Carolina was known as the Iodine State.
  • The largest Gingko farm in the world is located in Sumter.
  • The oldest minor league stadium in the country is Duncan Park Baseball Stadium in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Parsons Mountain Park includes a 24 mile motorcycle trail.

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I am looking for who owns the cabin in the Town of Homestesd 1886 sleeter rd. They had the property for sale by owner but I lost the number.can you get me their name. Thanks Ed Kirchenwitz 920-946-4670
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Abbeville County Public Records - Abbeville County Official Website Edit

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P: 864.366.5312

Abbeville County Public Records - Property Assessor Edit

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Abbeville County Assessor 102 Court Square P.O. Box 993 Abbeville, South Carolina 29620
Contact: P: 864.366.5312 x 102 F: 864.366.8988

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Sex Offender Registry PO Box 21398 Columbia, South Carolina 292221
Contact: P: 803.869.2601

Aiken County Public Records - Property Assessor Edit

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Aiken County Assessor Room 127 828 Richland Avenue West Aiken, South Carolina 29801
Contact: P: 803.642.1583 E: assessor@aikencountysc.gov

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Aiken County Sheriff's Office 420 Hampton Ave NE Aiken, South Carolina 29801
Contact: P: 803.642.1761 E: acso@aikencountysheriff.org

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Aiken County Public Records - Property And GIS Maps Edit

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Allendale County Public Records - Sheriff's Office Edit

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Allendale County Sheriff's Office P.O. Box 97 Allendale, South Carolina 29810
Contact: P: 803.584.2361

Allendale County Public Records - Property Assessor Edit

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Allendale County Assessor P.O. Box 507 Allendale, South Carolina 29810
Contact: P: 803.584.2572

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