South Carolina State Architectural Trench Grilles
South Carolina is a southeastern U.S. state known for its shoreline of subtropical beaches and marshlike sea islands. Coastal Charleston is a historic city, defined by pastel-colored houses, Old South plantations and Fort Sumter, where the Civil War’s opening shots were fired. To the north is the Grand Strand, a roughly 60-mile stretch of beachfront known for golf courses and the vacation town Myrtle Beach.
State Capital: Columbia
South Carolina state was one of the 13 original colonies. Located on the southern eastern seaboard of the United States, South Carolina is shaped like an inverted triangle with a east-west base of 285 miles and a north-south length of 225 miles.
South Carolina borders North Carolina to the north, Georgia on the southwest, Atlantic Ocean on the southeast. The state capital of South Caroline is Columbia which is located in the central area of the state. Columbia is also the biggest city in South Carolina.
The English settled in South Carolina in 1670 and South Carolina had a wealthy and influential colonial economy which is based on plantation agriculture that relied on black slaves. By 1730, people of African ancestry made up over two-third of the state's population.
The plantation system had grew from the coastal lowlands to the inland areas by the early 19th century and the new state became a part of the Cotten Belt.
During the American Civil War (1861 to 1865), South Carolina's economy was devastated and suffered severeconomical, social and political turmoil for the next century. The mid 20th century however brought major opportunities and as South Carolina's economy industrialised, urbanisation grew and civil rights movement swept acorss the entire South Carolina.
The Main Cities in South Carolina
Below are the largest cities in the state of South Carolina and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:
1. Columbia - 129,272
2. Charleston - 120,083
3. North Charleston - 97,471
4. Mount Pleasant - 67,843
5. Rock Hill - 66,154
6. Greenville - 58,409
7. Summerville - 43,392
8. Sumter - 40,524
9. Hilton Head Island - 37,099
10. Florence - 37,056
Famous Landmarks in South Carolina
Below are some of South Carolina’s most visited landmarks:
-The first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter in the Charleston Harbor, essentially making it the birthplace of the Civil War.
Tallest Buildings in South Carolina
Below are the tallest buildings in South Carolina:
-The Capitol Center in Columbia, South Carolina is the state’s tallest building. Built in 1987, it is 25 stories and 349 feet tall.
1. Capitol Center (26 stories;349 feet)
2. Margate Tower (29 stories; 329 feet)
3. Palmetto Centre (20 stories; 325 feet)
4. Tower at 1301 Gervais (20 stories; 278 feet)
5. The Tower at Main and Gervais (19 stories; 270 feet)
6. St. Matthew's German Evangelical Lutheran Church (2 stories; 255 feet)
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