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Encyclopedia > South Carolina Lowcountry

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 are Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and Colleton counties. Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... The Sea Islands are an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Beaufort County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Hampton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Colleton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ...


Applied more broadly, the term can also refer to all areas in the state below the fall line, including Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, and Horry counties. The fall line has meanings in both geographical features and the sport of alpine skiing. ... Berkeley County is a county in the state of South Carolina. ... Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Dorchester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Georgetown County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Horry County (pronounced ORR-EEE; IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ...


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. A view of the beach on the islands Port Royal plantation. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Coordinates: County Chatham Mayor Otis S. Johnson Area    - City 202. ...


Other significant cities in the region include Beaufort, Hampton, and Walterboro. Beaufort is a city located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA and situated on the Beaufort River. ... Hampton is a town located in Hampton County, South Carolina. ... Walterboro is a city located in Colleton County, South Carolina. ...


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. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... St. ...


See also

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Columbia Lowcountry cuisine is the cooking traditionally associated with the coastal plains of South Carolina and Georgia--the Lowcountry. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Carolina. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... 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... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: The Capital of Southern Hospitality, The Metro Location in Richland County, South Carolina Country United States State South Carolina Counties Richland and Lexington Mayor Bob Coble (D) Area    - City 346. ...

Regions

Capital City/Lake Murray Country | Grand Strand | Historic Charleston | Midlands | Old 96 District | Olde English District | Pee Dee | Piedmont | Sandhills | Santee Cooper Country | South Carolina Low Country | Metrolina | The Upstate This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Lake Murray Country is a large area of South Carolina, USA; the region is approximately 78 acres of water and 50,000 acres of land. ... The Grand Strand is a popular tourist destination in the eastern portion of the U.S. state of South Carolina and extreme southeastern North Carolina. ... Charleston, South Carolinas Oldest City Charleston is an American city located in Charleston County, South Carolina. ... The Midlands roughly refers to an area in the middle of South_Carolina, including but not limited to: Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland and Sumter counties. ... Old 96 District now a popular tourist destination was ruled by the Cherokee Indians. ... The Olde English District is a region of South Carolina encompassing Camden, Chester, Clover, Fort Mill, Kershaw, Lake Wylie, Lancaster, Rock Hill, Woodruff, and York counties. ... The Pee Dee region of South Carolina is the northeastern corner of the state. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... A hiking trail snakes through Weymouth Woods in the sandhills region of North Carolina. ... Santee Cooper Country refers to the area in south central South Carolina surrounding the Santee Cooper Lakes. ... The Charlotte metropolitan area, formally known as the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill CMSA, is composed of seven counties in North Carolina and one county in South Carolina, though six other counties in North Carolina and two in South Carolina are also considered part of the region. ... The Upcountry is the region in northwestern South Carolina. ...

Cities

Charleston | Columbia | North Charleston | Rock Hill | Camden | Mount Pleasant | Myrtle Beach | Greenville | Georgetown | Goose Creek | Sumter | Aiken | Spartanburg | Orangeburg | North Myrtle Beach | Florence | Anderson | Greenwood List of cities in South Carolina, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Nickname: The Capital of Southern Hospitality, The Metro Location in Richland County, South Carolina Country United States State South Carolina Counties Richland and Lexington Mayor Bob Coble (D) Area    - City 346. ... North Charleston is a city located in South Carolina. ... Rock Hill is a city located in York County, South Carolina and a suburb of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Camden is a city located in Kershaw County, South Carolina. ... Mount Pleasant is a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, in the United States. ... Location of Myrtle Beach in South Carolina Coordinates: County Horry Mayor John Rhodes Area    - City 43. ... For other places with the same name, see Greenville. ... Location of Georgetown in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Georgetown Mayor Lynn Wood Wilson Area    - City 18. ... Goose Creek is a city located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. ... Sumter (IPA: or ) is a city located in Sumter County, South Carolina. ... Aiken is a city in Aiken County, South Carolina and is part of the CSRA. The population was 25,337 at the 2000 census. ... Spartanburg is a city in and the county seat of Spartanburg CountyGR6 in South Carolina, a state of the United States of America, and is the second largest city of the three primary cities in the Upstate region. ... Downtown Orangeburg, South Carolina downtown Orangeburg Orangeburg City Hall/Stevenson Municipal Auditorium Orangeburg, also known as The Garden City, is a city located in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. ... North Myrtle Beach is a city located in Horry County, South Carolina. ... This article is about a city in the US state of South Carolina. ... Anderson is a city located in Anderson County, South Carolina. ... Greenwood is a city located in Greenwood County, South Carolina. ...

Towns

Greer | Darlington | Lancaster | Irmo | Dillon | Hardeeville | Saluda | North Augusta | Awendaw | Conway | Moncks Corner | Clinton | Gaffney | Walterboro | Murrells Inlet | Summerville | Newberry | Chester | Clemson | Hartsville | Beaufort | Hilton Head Island | Union | Marion | Cheraw List of towns in South Carolina, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Greer is a suburb of Greenville and Spartanburg located in Greenville and Spartanburg counties in South Carolina. ... Darlington is a city in Darlington County, in northeastern South Carolina. ... Lancaster is a city located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. ... Irmo is a small town or municipality located 12 miles outside of Columbia, South Carolina. ... Dillon is a city in Dillon County, South Carolina, United States. ... Hardeeville is a city located in Jasper County, South Carolina. ... Saluda is a town located in Saluda County, South Carolina. ... North Augusta is a city located in Aiken County, South Carolina on the north bank of the Savannah River. ... Location of Awendaw in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Charleston Mayor William H. Alston Area    - City 21. ... Location of Conway in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Horry Mayor Gregory K. Martin Area    - City 34. ... Moncks Corner is the county seat of Berkeley County, South Carolina. ... Clinton is a city located in Laurens County, South Carolina. ... Gaffney is a city in Cherokee County, South Carolina, United States. ... Walterboro is a city located in Colleton County, South Carolina. ... Murrells Inlet is a census-designated place located in Georgetown County, South Carolina. ... Summerville is a city, technically, but calls itself a town and is in Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States. ... Newberry is a town in Newberry County, South Carolina, 43 miles (69 km) west -northwest of Columbia. ... Chester is a city located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... Clemson is a city located in South Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Hartsville is a city in Darlington County, South Carolina, United States. ... Beaufort is a city located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA and situated on the Beaufort River. ... A view of the beach on the islands Port Royal plantation. ... Union is a city located in Union County, South Carolina. ... Marion is a city located in Marion County, South Carolina. ... Cheraw is a town located in Chesterfield County, South Carolina. ...

Rivers

Santee River | Savannah River | Pee Dee River | Edisto River | Cooper River | Waccamaw River | Catawba River | Black River | Coosawhatchie River | Congaree River | Reedy River | Enoree River | Stono River | Tugaloo River | Broad River | Wando River This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of South Carolina: Ashepoo River Ashley River Big Black Creek Black River Broad River (2 - Beaufort Co. ... The Santee River is a river in South Carolina in the United States, approximately 143 mi (230 km long). ... For the Department of Energy facility, see Savannah River Site The Savannah River is a major river in the southeastern United States, forming most of the border between the states of South Carolina and Georgia. ... Shad Fishing in February Pee Dee River, Yauhanna, South Carolina The Pee Dee River, also known as the Great Pee Dee River, is a river in South Carolina. ... The Edisto River is the longest completely undammed / unleveed blackwater river in North America, flowing 206 meandering miles from its source in Saluda County, to its Atlantic Ocean mouth at Edisto Beach, SC. It rises in two main tributaries (North Fork & South Fork) from springs under the Sand Hills region... The Cooper River is a river in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... The Waccamaw River is a river, approximately 140 mi (225 km) long, in southeastern North Carolina and eastern South Carolina in the United States. ... The Catawba River is a tributary of the Wateree River, approximately 220 mi (354 km) long, in the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina. ... The Black River originates at the conjunction of several minor swamps just to the south of the city of Bishopville, South Carolina, flowing southeasterly on the coastal plain of South Carolina to empty into the Pee Dee River north of Georgetown, South Carolina. ... The Coosawhatchie River originates near the Towns of Allendale and Fairfax and accepts drainage from Swallow Savanna, Harters Pond, Little Duck Branch, Duck Branch, Beech Branch (LevyBay), Blood Hill Creek, and Cedar Branch. ... Congaree River at the fall line, Columbia, South Carolina The Congaree River is a short but wide river in South Carolina in the United States. ... The Reedy River is a tributary of the Saluda River, about 65 mi (105 km) long, in northwestern South Carolina in the United States. ... The Enoree River is a tributary of the Broad River, 85 mi (137 km) long, in northwestern South Carolina in the United States [1]. Via the Broad and Congaree Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Santee River, which flows to the Atlantic Ocean [2]. The Enoree rises... The Stono River is a tidal channel in Southeast South Carolina, Southwest of Charleston. ... The Tugaloo River (originally Tugalo River) is a short river bordering Georgia and South Carolina. ... The Broad River is a tidal channel, in Beaufort and Jasper County, South Carolina. ... The Wando River is a tidewater river in the coastal area of South Carolina. ...

Attractions

Myrtle Beach Pavilion | Carowinds | Brookgreen Gardens | South of The Border | Darlington Raceway | Congaree National Park | Cypress Gardens | Hard Rock Park | Broadway at the Beach | Coastal Grand Mall | Fort Sumter | Fort Moultrie | Cooper River Bridge A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ... The Myrtle Beach Pavilion is an amusement park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina expanded from the simple idea of a pavilion in 1948. ... Paramounts Carowinds is a 105 acre (425,000 m²) amusement park located in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The park, which originally opened on March 31, 1973 as Carowinds, straddles the borders of North Carolina and South Carolina. ... Brookgreen Gardens is a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. ... South of the Borders Sombrero Tower is one of its trademark attractions. ... Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina. ... Located in South Carolina, the 34 mi² (89 km²) Congaree National Park is the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the United States but one of the smallest national parks. ... Cypress Gardens (163 acres) are commercial nature preserves and gardens located at 3030 Cypress Garden Road, Moncks Corner, South Carolina. ... Hard Rock Park will be 140 acre rock n roll theme park located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ... Broadway at the Beach is Myrtle Beachs premier entertainment destination. ... Coastal Grand Mall is Myrtle Beachs newest shopping center. ... Fort Sumter, located in Charleston, South Carolina, harbor, was named after General Thomas Sumter. ... Fort Moultrie is the name of a series of forts on Sullivans Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston, South Carolina. ... The Cooper River Bridges entering Charleston, South Carolina. ...

Interstates

Interstate 20 | Interstate 20 Bus. | Interstate 26 | Interstate 126 | Interstate 526 | Interstate 73 | Interstate 74 | Interstate 174 | Interstate 77 | Interstate 85 | Interstate 85 Bus. | Interstate 185 | Interstate 385 | Interstate 585 | Interstate 95 South Carolina State Highway 2 South Carolina State Highway 3 South Carolina State Highway 4 South Carolina State Highway 5 South Carolina State Highway 6 South Carolina State Highway 7 South Carolina State Highway 8 South Carolina State Highway 9 South Carolina State Highway 10 South Carolina State Highway 11... Interstate 20 (abbreviated I-20) is a major east-west interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Business Spur Interstate 20 is a spur route that acts as a brief extension of Interstate 20 from its eastern terminus at the interchange with Interstate 95 in Florence, South Carolina. ... Interstate 26 (abbreviated I-26) is an east-west main route of the Interstate Highway System in the Southeastern United States. ... Interstate 126 is a spur route of Interstate 26, near Columbia, South Carolina. ... Interstate 526 (abbreviated I-526) or the Mark Clark Expressway is an unfinshed beltway Interstate Highway of Interstate 26 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. It forms a 19. ... Interstate 73 (abbreviated I-73) is a main route of the Interstate Highway System, currently located entirely within the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Interstate 74 (abbreviated I-74) is an interstate highway in the Midwestern and southeastern United States. ... Interstate 174 (abbreviated I-174) is a proposed 3-digit interstate highway route in Horry County, South Carolina that will connect Future Interstate 74 (SC 31 - Carolina Bays Parkway) to North Myrtle Beach near Main Street. ... Interstate 77 (abbreviated I-77) is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... Interstate 85 (abbreviated I-85) is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Interstate 85 Business is a Business Loop of the Interstate Highway System and a freeway, running along the old route of Interstate 85 through Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. ... Interstate 185 is located in the city of Greenville, South Carolina. ... Interstate 385 (abbreviated I-385) is an interstate highway located in The Upstate region of South Carolina. ... Interstate 585 (abbreviated I-585) stretches from an Interstate 85 Business loop to Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... Interstate 95 is a major interstate highway, running along the East Coast of the United States from Florida to Maine. ...

Counties

Abbeville | Aiken | Allendale | Anderson | Bamberg | Barnwell | Beaufort | Berkeley | Calhoun | Charleston | Cherokee | Chester | Chesterfield | Clarendon | Colleton | Darlington | Dillon | Dorchester | Edgefield | Fairfield | Florence | Georgetown | Greenville | Greenwood | Hampton | Horry | Jasper | Kershaw | Lancaster | Laurens | Lee | Lexington | Marion | Marlboro | McCormick | Newberry | Oconee | Orangeburg | Pickens | Richland | Saluda | Spartanburg | Sumter | Union | Williamsburg | York List of South Carolina counties Categories: Lists of U.S. counties | South Carolina counties ... Abbeville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Aiken County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Allendale County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Bamberg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Barnwell County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Beaufort County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Berkeley County is a county in the state of South Carolina. ... Calhoun County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Chesterfield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Clarendon County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Colleton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Darlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Dillon County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Dorchester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Edgefield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Fairfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Florence County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Georgetown County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Greenville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Greenwood County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Hampton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Horry County (pronounced ORR-EEE; IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Kershaw County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lancaster County, South Carolina - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Laurens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lexington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Marlboro County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... McCormick County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Newberry County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Oconee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Orangeburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Pickens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Saluda County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Spartanburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Sumter County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Location in the state of South Carolina Formed 1871 Seat Kingstree Area  - Total  - Water 2,427 km² (937 mi²) 8 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ...


 
 

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