Welcome to SOUTH CAROLINA

Find Neighborhoods, Home Values, Schools, Demographics, Local Discussions, Maps, & much more.

logoSet Up Your Free Website

Connect Your Community Now!

Find Your Neighborhood or Organization

State Information: SOUTH CAROLINA

Welcome to South Carolina! Looking for local information? Take in hometown perspectives from individual neighborhood and HOA websites. Participate in community discussions, get instant real estate values, and view some great photos of South Carolina. Explore a map of South Carolina, learn about local schools, and review regional sex offender information. Find more resources with nearby cities and counties, and a list of South Carolina zip codes. Want to connect with your community? Set up a free HOA or neighborhood website now!

South Carolina Profile

Settled by the English in 1670, South Carolina was based on a plantation culture with an aristocratic, wealthy society that was dependent on black slave labor. One of the original 13 colonies, South Carolina was first formed in 1729 when the Carolina colony was divided in two to form North and South Carolina. The attack on Fort Sumter in the Charleston harbor launched the Civil War. After the war, the structure of the state changed. Today South Carolina honors its history and culture while also working to become a global business center. It is fitting that the state tree of the "Palmetto State" is the cabbage palmetto, which also appears on the state flag. The flower is the yellow jessamine, and the capital is Columbia. ...Read more here: South Carolina - The Palmetto State

Capital City:
Columbia
Nickname:
Palmetto State
Mottoes:
Animis Opibusque Parati (Prepared in Soul and Resources)Dum Spiro Spero (While I breathe, I hope)
Statehood:
May 23, 1788 (8th)
Origin of State's Name:
Taken from"Carolus," the Latin word for Charles and named after England's King Charles I
Largest Cities:
Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston, Greenville, Spartanburg
Border States:
Georgia, North Carolina
Land Area:
30,111 sq. mi., 40th largest
State Bird:
Great Carolina Wren
State Flower:
Yellow Jessamine (gelsemium sempervirens)
State Tree:
Cabbage Palmetto (sabal palmetto)
State Song:
Carolina

Featured Discussions

Start a New Discussion in South Carolina

3 replies

The board needs your help. The pool belongs to you. We have had someone to break the gate catch so we have had to put a chain... more

Started: June 27th 2007

COMMUNITY MEETING FOR CITY OF WHITTIER VOTERS     We will be having a meeting to discuss reform through direct voter... more

Started: May 2nd 2023

I had inquired in an earlier post if there was an ordinance against pit bulls in Wyandotte. One person thought there was,... more

Started: March 16th 2004

More Discussions...

South Carolina Schools

Find A School

Browse all 1193 Schools in South Carolina

Elementary Schools

Cannons Elementary School
(864) 579-8020
1315 Old Converse Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Long Cane Elementary
(864) 459-5924
815 East Greenwood Street
Abbeville, SC 29620

Middle Schools

Sevier Middle School
(864) 292-7578
101 Sunnydale Road
Greeville, SC 29609
North Myrtle Beach Intermediate
(843) 399-2204
700 Sandridge Road
Little River, SC 29566

High Schools

Aynor High School
(843) 358-6262
201 Jordanville Hwy.
Aynor, SC 29511
Mid Carolina High School
(803) 364-2134
6794 U. S. Hwy. 76
Prosperity, SC 29127

Sex Offender Information for South Carolina

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In South Carolina, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://services.sled.sc.gov/sor/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

For more information check out the resources listed below:

Map of South Carolina

South Carolina Links

Zip Code Profiler

Neighborhoods, Home Values, Schools, City & State Data, Sex Offender Lists, more.

Thrifty Guide
Do You Qualify for an FHA Loan?
0403 What is an FHA loan, and who qualifies for one?
Using Grocery Coupons Effectively to Save Money
Couponthumb Learning how to use coupons effectively can save your family hundreds of dollars each year.
The 2009 Stimulus Package Explained
Moneythumb All the details on the 2009 Stimulus package and how to get your piece of the pie.
5 Tips For Improving Your Credit Score
Cc4thumb Understand how your credit score works along with 5 great tips for improving your credit score
More Articles...
Resource Guide
What is Global Warming?
EarththermothumbThe Earth has warmed by about 1F over the past 100 years.
What are Hydroponic Gardens?
HydroYou may know that it has something to do with gardening, and you may know that it has something to do with water, both of which
Saving Water Can Save You Money
Savewater1_thExcellent tips and planning guide for saving money by saving water in your garden and landscaping.
Condo Association Websites Save Money
HighrisesmA effective website can help a Condo Associaton save money and increase communication. Here is how to....

More Articles...