South Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States. It is bordered to the north by North Carolina; to the south and west by Georgia, located across the Savannah River; and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. Originally part of the Province of Carolina, the Province of South Carolina was one of the 13 colonies that declared independence from the British Crown during the American Revolution. The colony was originally named by King Charles II of England in honor of his father Charles I . South Carolina was the 8th state to ratify the US Constitution and become a state which it did on...
|Founded:||April 23, 1788|
|Area:||32,019.8 sq. mi.|
|Also known as:||Palmetto State, SC|
|Time zone:||Eastern Time Zone, UTC-5|