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Science In Your Backyard: South Carolina

South Carolina

  • South Carolina Water Science Center
    Stephenson Center
    720 Gracern Rd., Suite 129
    Columbia, SC 29210
    Phone: (803) 750-6100
    Fax: (803) 750-6181
    Office hours: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: SC)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    720 Gracern Rd
    Columbia, SC 29210-7651
    Phone: (803) 750-6124

  • USGS South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (PDF)

    G-27 Lehotsky Hall
    Department of Aquaculture, Fisheries and Wildlife
    Clemson University
    Clemson, SC 29634
    Phone: 864-656-0168
    Fax: 864-656-1034

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South Carolina State Facts

Image of South Carolina with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Columbia(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 30,109 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 4,625,364
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Sassafras Mtn. at 3,560 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Pickens
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Richland County approx. 13 miles southeast of Columbia
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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