Category: South Carolina
South Carolina, with the postal abbreviation SC is one among the 50 states in the United States, situated in the Southeastern part of the country. South Carolina is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the east Georgia in the south and west, and North Carolina in the north.
At first, a part of the Province of South Carolina and the Province of Carolina became a slave culture after indigo and rice became recognized as commodity crops, and from the year 1708, most of the population was slaves, particularly Africans. South Carolina was the first among the 13 settlements that declared freedom from the British Crown during the period of the American Revolution.
South Carolina was the primary state to approve the Articles of Confederation, and the eighth state to approve the United States Constitution on the 23rd of May 1788. Later, the state became the first state to take part in an election to break from the Union, which it did on the 30th of December 1860. South Carolina is the 24th most crowded and the 40th most wide-ranging state among the 50 states of the country.
South Carolina was the 8th state admitted to the union on the 23rd of May 1788. The total land area of South Carolina is 32,021 square miles, which offers the state an area rank of 40 out of the available 50 states in the United States. In addition, water surface occupies 1,951 square miles of the total area of the state within its boundaries. There are 46 counties in South Carolina among which the Allendale County was the most recent county formed in the state, in the year 1919.
Consistent with 2010 United States Census information, the population of South Carolina was 4,012,012. Among the counties of the South Carolina State, the most populous county is the Greenville County with the population of 451,225, and the McCormick County is ranked as the least populous county with the population of 10,233.
As of 2010, there are eight State Electoral Votes in South Carolina. The State Quarter issue Date of South Carolina is May 22, 2000. The state motto of South Carolina is “Prepared in mind and resources / While I breathe, I hope“.
Palmetto State is the nickname of the state of South Carolina. The name of the state bird of South Carolina is the Great Carolina Wren. Cabbage Palmetto is the state tree of South Carolina, and the Yellow Jessamine is the state flower. Columbia City is the state capital of South Carolina. The Columbia City is the biggest of all cities in South Carolina by population, and the same city ranks first in total land area, too. The Columbia City is the oldest city in South Carolina. The South Carolina State is served by a three area codes, such as 803, 843 and 864.