South Carolina

established May 23, 1788 formerly known as Province of South Carolina, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of South Carolina
seal of South Carolina
South Carolina two letter code: SC
capital: Columbia est. 1786
5,210,095 ( 155.40 people per square mile )
Palmetto State
Iodine Products State
2 Neighboring States:
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 , 3,554 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
rape rate42.836.6
robbery rate82.7102.2
aggravated assault17,676741,291
aggravated assault rate365.8232.5
property crimes167,2178,277,829
property crime rate3460.32596.1
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
396 cities in South Carolina see all
Map City Population
Columbia 133,803
Charleston 132,609
North Charleston 108,304
Mount Pleasant 81,317
Rock Hill 71,548
Greenville 64,579
Summerville 48,848
Sumter 40,816
Goose Creek 40,633
Hilton Head Island 40,512
46 counties in South Carolina see all
County Population
Greenville 523,542
Richland 415,759
Charleston 411,406
Horry 354,081
Spartanburg 319,785
Lexington 298,750
York 280,979
Berkeley 227,907
Anderson 202,558
Beaufort 192,122