South Carolina

established May 23, 1788 formerly known as Province of South Carolina, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of South Carolina
Flag
seal of South Carolina
Seal
South Carolina two letter code: SC
capital: Columbia est. 1786
population:
5,210,095
Nicknames:
Palmetto State
Iodine Products State
65 Counties:
Abbeville County
Aiken County
Aiken County/Edgefield County
Allendale County
Anderson County
Anderson County/Abbeville County
Anderson County/Greenville County
Anderson County/Oconee County
Anderson County/Pickens County
Bamberg County
Barnwell County
Beaufort County
Beaufort County/Hampton County
Beaufort County/Jasper County
Berkeley County
Berkeley County/Charleston County
Calhoun County
Charleston County
Cherokee County
Cherokee County/York County
Chester County
Chesterfield County
Clarendon County
Colleton County
Darlington County
Dillon County
Dorchester County
Dorchester County/Berkeley County/Charleston County
Dorchester County/Charleston County
Edgefield County
Fairfield County
Fairfield County/Richland County
Florence County
Georgetown County
Greenville County
Greenville County/Spartanburg County
Greenwood County
Greenwood County/Laurens County/Abbeville County
Hampton County
Horry County
Kershaw County
Lancaster County
Laurens County
Laurens County/Greenville County
Lee County
Lexington County
Lexington County/Richland County
Marion County
Marlboro County
McCormick County
Newberry County
Oconee County
Orangeburg County
Pickens County
Richland County
Saluda County
Saluda County/Aiken County
Saluda County/Lexington County
Spartanburg County
Spartanburg County/Cherokee County
Sumter County
Union County
Williamsburg County
Williamsburg County/Georgetown County
York County
2 Neighboring States:
Georgia
North Carolina
3 Areacodes:
803     843     864    
Airport : 158
Gliderport : 1
Heliport : 33
Seaplane Base : 2
Ultralight : 3
Electoral Votes: 9
State Motto: Dum spiro spero Animis opibusque parati
english translation: While I breathe, I hope Ready in soul and resource
Highest point in South Carolina: Sassafras Mountain , 3554 feet
fossil Columbian mammoth
fossil scientific name Mammuthus columbi
tree Sabal Palm
tree binomial nomenclature Sabal palmetto
flower Yellow jessamine
flower scientificname Gelsemium sempervirens
grass Indian grass
grass scientific name Sorghastrum nutans
fish Striped bass
fish binomial nomenclature Morone saxatilis
bird Great Carolina Wren
game bird Wild turkey
shell Lettered olive
reptile Loggerhead sea turtle
reptile scientific name Caretta caretta
insect Carolina mantis
insect scientific name Stagmomantis carolina
horse Carolina Marsh Tacky
pet Boykin Spaniel
butterfly Eastern tiger swallowtail
butterfly binomial nomenclature Papilio glaucus
amphibian Spotted salamander
amphibian binomial nomenclature Ambystoma maculatum
dog Boykin Spaniel
land mammal White-tailed deer
marine mammal Bottlenose dolphin
rock or stone Blue granite
gemstone Amethyst
zipcodes for South Carolina : 29001 29003 29006 29009 29010 29016 29018
all 466 zipcodes for South Carolina
Crime Chart South Carolina Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 4,832,482 318,857,056
violent crimes 24,0521,197,987
violent crime rate497.7375.7
murder and manslaughter31114,249
murder and manslaughter rate6.44.5
rape2,068116,645
rape rate42.836.6
robbery3,997325,802
robbery rate82.7102.2
aggravated assault17,676741,291
aggravated assault rate365.8232.5
property crimes167,2178,277,829
property crime rate3460.32596.1
burglary36,7211,729,806
burglary rate759.9542.5
larceny theft117,5945,858,496
larceny theft rate2433.41837.3
motor vechicle theft12,902689,527
motor vehicle theft rate267.0216.2
Aiken (30,604)
Anderson (27,335)
Beaufort (13,306)
Berea (14,230)
Bluffton (16,728)
Cayce (13,619)
Charleston (132,609)
Clemson (15,446)
Columbia (133,803)
Conway (21,053)
Dentsville (14,122)
Easley (20,765)
Five Forks (16,173)
Florence (38,228)
Forest Acres (10,615)
Fort Mill (13,662)
Gaffney (12,566)
Gantt (14,630)
Goose Creek (40,633)
Greenville (64,579)
Greenwood (23,260)
Greer (28,365)
Hanahan (21,575)
Hilton Head Island (40,512)
Irmo (12,056)
James Island (11,789)
Ladson (15,369)
Lexington (20,138)
Mauldin (25,135)
Mount Pleasant (81,317)
Myrtle Beach (31,035)
Newberry (10,331)
North Augusta (22,522)
North Charleston (108,304)
North Myrtle Beach (15,579)
Oak Grove (10,344)
Orangeburg (13,460)
Parker (11,987)
Port Royal (12,122)
Red Hill (14,565)
Rock Hill (71,548)
Seven Oaks (15,906)
Simpsonville (20,736)
Socastee (20,496)
Spartanburg (37,867)
St. Andrews (21,298)
Summerville (48,848)
Sumter (40,816)
Taylors (23,490)
Wade Hampton (19,586)
West Columbia (16,060)