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South Carolina

The 8th state in the USA, admitted on May 23, 1788.

South Carolina is a state of diverse backgrounds. The hundreds of miles of beach's, top notch resorts and activities proved an outlet for all ages. Para sailing in the wide blue open sky, to boating through the back river shell beds, to lounging on the beach in the warm sun. South Carolinas rich history, steeped heavily in the Civil War and pre colonial periods dating back to Kings of the 1700's, add plenty of history for those curious about this unique states background. With an official state dance of "The Shag", you know the state is great.

Some facts about South Carolina:

State Abbreviation: SC
Population: 4,625,364
Area: 32,020 square miles
State Nickname: The Palmetto State
State Motto: Dum spiro spero
State Capital: Columbia
Largest City: Columbia
Official Web Site: http://www.sc.gov/


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