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Encyclopedia > McClellanville, South Carolina
McClellanville, South Carolina
Location of McClellanville inSouth Carolina
Location of McClellanville in
South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°51′17″N, 79°28′1″W
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Charleston
Mayor Rutledge B. Leland III
Area  
 - City 5.6 km²
 - Land 5.4 km²
 - Water 0.2 km²
Population  
 - City (2000) 459
 - Density 85.2/km²
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Website: www.townofmcclellanville-sc.net

McClellanville is a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 459 at the 2000 census. Image File history File links SCMap-doton-McClellanville. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... The political units and divisions of the United States include: the fifty states, which units are typically divided into counties and townships, and incorporate cities, villages, towns, and other types of municipalities, and other autonomous or subordinate public authorities and institutions; and the federal state, which unit is the United... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson 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... This is a list of the counties of South Carolina. ... Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is in modern times the title of the highest ranking municipal officer, who discharges certain judicial and administrative functions, in many systems an elected politician, who serves as chief executive and/or ceremonial official of many types of municipalities. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | UTC | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7:30 | +8 | +8:30 | +8... Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson 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...


It is situated on the Atlantic coast, on land surrounded by Francis Marion National Forest and has traditionally derived its livelihood from the sea and coastal marshes by fishing, shrimping and oystering. The Atlantic Ocean is Earths second-largest ocean, covering approximately one_fifth of its surface. ... Tracy Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known as Ice T or Ice-T, is an American rapper, singer and actor. ... Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish. ... Superfamilies Alpheoidea Atyoidea Bresilioidea Campylonotoidea Crangonoidea Galatheacaridoidea Nematocarcinoidea Oplophoroidea Palaemonoidea Pandaloidea Pasiphaeoidea Procaridoidea Processoidea Psalidopodoidea Stylodactyloidea True shrimp are small, swimming, decapod crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water. ... Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron Crassostrea gigas, Marennes-Oléron, opened The name oyster is used for a number of different groups of molluscs which grow for the most part in marine or brackish water. ...


In 1989 the town was devastated by the full brunt of Hurricane Hugo, which destroyed homes, fishing boats, trees and much of the picturesque character of this historic fishing village. The stronger north side of the eyewall passed directly over the village. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lowest pressure 918 mbar (hPa) Damages $10 billion (1989 USD) $13. ... Eye of Category 4 Hurricane Isabel seen from the International Space Station on September 15, 2003 The eye is a region of mostly calm weather found at the center of strong tropical cyclones. ...


Residents who took refuge in Lincoln High School, a designated storm shelter, were surprised to be flooded by a storm surge which threatened to drown all the residents. Helping one another, in pitch darkness, they were all able to get into the space above the false ceilings in the building and no one was lost.


Media and relief agency attention was focused on Charleston after the storm, which had proportionally much less damage, and it was several days before McClellanville was "discovered." Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City, Chucktown Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ...


Much of the business in the area moved westward, away from the coast, and the business district is now focused along Route 17. Many of the area residents commute northward to Georgetown or southward to Charleston for employment. Location of Georgetown in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Georgetown Mayor Lynn Wood Wilson Area    - City 18. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ...

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Geography

McClellanville is located at 33°5′17″N, 79°28′1″W (33.088056, -79.466888)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.6 km² (2.2 mi²). 5.4 km² (2.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (4.59%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 459 people, 206 households, and 138 families residing in the town. The population density was 85.2/km² (220.9/mi²). There were 254 housing units at an average density of 47.1/km² (122.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.59% White and 7.41% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.18% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 206 households out of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.75. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 16.3% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 20.9% from 25 to 44, 36.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $36,750 versus $25,781 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,425. About 8.3% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.8% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

The city is run by an elected Mayor-council government system. Mayor-Council government is one of two variations of government most commonly used in modern representative municipal governments in the United States. ...


Mayor

Rutledge B. Leland III


Council Members

Aaron Baldwin, Robert J. Gannon, Gussie Humes, James E. Scott IV.


External links

Town of McClellanville Hampton Plantation State Park Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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McClellanville, South Carolina (293 words)
Situated between Charleston and Georgetown in Charleston County, South Carolina, it is surrounded by the 350,000 acres of The Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge, The Francis Marion National Forest, and the Santee Coastal Reserve.
The distance Columbia, South Carolina; the state capital is 107 miles.
McClellanville is positioned 33.08 degrees north of the equator and 79.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Archibald Rutledge Academy (98 words)
The historic South Carolina waterfront village of McClellanville South Carolina, situated on the South Carolina Intracoastal Waterway between Charleston South Carolina and Georgetown South Carolina at green marker 35 approximately 48 miles north of Charleston Harbor.
Georgetown, South Carolina's third oldest city, is within a twenty minute drive of McClellanville South Carolina.
McClellanville is located in Charleston County, South Carolina with a population of approximately 333.
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