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Encyclopedia > South Carolina Low Country

The South Carolina Low Country is a term used to describe the state's coastal counties, generally south of Charleston. The region includes the South Carolina Sea Islands.


The commonly accepted counties of the Low Country usually consists of Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and Colleton counties.


The Low Country does not contain any major economic centers; though one might select Hilton Head Island as the place of most significance, it is difficult to access from the rest of the Low Country and as a resort community has little else of commercial significance. Most business that cannot be conducted locally is transacted in Charleston or Savannah, Georgia.


Other significant cities in the region include Beaufort, Hampton, and Walterboro.


The region contains its share of culture and history. Notable is the Gullah influence on St. Helena Island, and the early European Settlements near Beaufort.


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South Carolina Low Country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (198 words)
The South Carolina Low Country is a term used to describe the state's coastal counties, generally south of Charleston.
The commonly accepted counties of the Low Country usually consists of Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and Colleton counties.
The Low Country does not contain any major economic centers; though one might select Hilton Head Island as the place of most significance, it is difficult to access from the rest of the Low Country and as a resort community has little else of commercial significance.
South Carolina Geography - NETSTATE (624 words)
The geographic center of South Carolina is located in Richland County, 13 miles SE of Columbia.
South Carolina is bordered by North Carolina on the north and by Georgia on the south and the west.
To the east of South Carolina, is the Atlantic Ocean.
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