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Encyclopedia > Indian Land, South Carolina

Indian Land is a fast-growing unincorporated area in the northern neck of Lancaster County, South Carolina (also called the Panhandle) just south of Ballantyne, Charlotte (in south Charlotte) and east of Fort Mill, SC. Its proximity to Ballantyne has enabled Indian Land to be a desirable place to live. It is also fast becoming a bedroom community of Charlotte, NC. Lancaster County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35°12N... Ballantyne is a planned mixed-use development that has grown exponentially in recent years and lies in the southernmost part of Charlotte, along the North and South Carolina border. ... Fort Mill is a town located in York County, South Carolina. ... For other places or people named Charlotte, see American metropolises, Charlotte, North Carolina is the countrys second biggest banking center. ...


The area is expanding immensely, with many housing developments (i.e. Bridgehampton, Legacy Park, Sun City Carolina Lakes), as well as corporate parks, being constructed.


Schools in Indian Land include Patrik Comaras Elementary/Middle School and Indian Land High School. These schools were once not very strong, but since the recent mass movement of families to the area, Indian Land schools have seen rapid improvement. Indian Land High School recently won state recognition for being a "Red Carpet School" [1].


U.S. Highway 521 and SC state road 160 are two major roads that run through Indian Land. With such busy roads bisecting this area, and major growth taking place now, there as been talk of Indian Land incorporating. However, incorporation would not happen for several years, according to the Fort Mill Times. [2]. Fort Mill is a town located in York County, South Carolina. ...


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South Carolina: Early Surveying History (1515 words)
Because South Carolina was a royal colony, the abstracts were sent to England and may be found in the British Public Record Office.
South Carolina's case was improved by the Catawba's own request that they be connected to South Carolina.
Through errors (intentional or not is not known), North Carolina surveyor, James Cook, finally drew a line eleven miles south of "His Majesty's intention." Confused, fatigued, and suffering from "the rains, the hot weather and the insects", the surveyor stopped on the Camden - Salisbury road, south of the Catawba lands.
South Carolina Indian Tribes (5072 words)
In 1576 a formidable Indian uprising compelled the abandonment of the fort, but it was soon reoccupied and an Indian town was destroyed in 1579 by way of reprisal.
A band of Indians of this tribe lived for several years at a place called Four Hole Springs in South Carolina but left in 1744 fearing the vengeance of the Catawba because of seven of that tribe whom they had killed.
Possibly Xoxi (pronounced Shoshi or Shohi), one of the provinces mentioned by Francisco of Chicora, an Indian carried from this region by the Spaniards in 1521, is a synonym of Sewee.
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