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Encyclopedia > Court House Square (Charleston)

Court House Square is the land that the Charleston County Court House sits on in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, USA at the intersection of Meeting and Broad Streets. It is historically known as "the four corners of law" due to the fact that the intersection hosted buildings from each level of government: the courthouse (state law), City Hall (munipical law), the Federal Building and U.S. Post Office (federal law), and Saint Michael's Episcopal Church (canon law). The courthouse itself is still in use, located in the historic district near the park at Washington Square. It was the South Carolina Provincial House when South Carolina was under British Rule. Motto: Fedes Mores Juraque Curat Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Founded Incorporated 1670   County Berkeley and Charleston Counties Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. ... Washington Square is a well known green area in the Charleston Metropolitan area. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Senators Lindsey Graham (R) Jim DeMint (R) Official language(s) English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,012,012 (26th)  - Density...


 
 

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