South Carolina

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South Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South.wikipedia
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Georgia (U.S. state)

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It is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the southwest by Georgia across the Savannah River. Highest in elevation is the Blue Ridge Region, containing an escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which continue into North Carolina and Georgia, as part of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
Named after King George II of Great Britain, the Province of Georgia covered the area from South Carolina south to Spanish Florida and west to French Louisiana at the Mississippi River.

Savannah River

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It is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the southwest by Georgia across the Savannah River.
The Savannah River is a major river in the southeastern United States, forming most of the border between the states of South Carolina and Georgia.

Southeastern United States

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South Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South.
However, the nonprofit American Association of Geographers defines the southeastern United States as Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.

American Civil War

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After the American Civil War, it was readmitted into the United States on June 25, 1868.
Primarily as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black people, war broke out in April 1861 when secessionist forces attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina shortly after Abraham Lincoln had been inaugurated as the President of the United States.

Charleston, South Carolina

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The capital is Columbia with a 2016 population of 134,309; while its largest city is Charleston with a 2016 population of 134,385. The state's coastline contains many salt marshes and estuaries, as well as natural ports such as Georgetown and Charleston.
Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

North Carolina

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It is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the southwest by Georgia across the Savannah River. Highest in elevation is the Blue Ridge Region, containing an escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which continue into North Carolina and Georgia, as part of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
It borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

Columbia, South Carolina

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The capital is Columbia with a 2016 population of 134,309; while its largest city is Charleston with a 2016 population of 134,385.
Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 134,309 as of 2016.

Georgetown, South Carolina

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The state's coastline contains many salt marshes and estuaries, as well as natural ports such as Georgetown and Charleston.
Georgetown is the third oldest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina and the county seat of Georgetown County, in the Lowcountry.

List of counties in South Carolina

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South Carolina is composed of 46 counties.
The U.S. state of South Carolina is made up of 46 counties, the maximum allowable by state law.

Deep South

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South Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South.
Most definitions include the states Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

Blue Ridge Mountains

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From east to west: the Atlantic coastal plain, the Piedmont, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Highest in elevation is the Blue Ridge Region, containing an escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which continue into North Carolina and Georgia, as part of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
The mountain range is located in the eastern United States, and extends 550 miles southwest from southern Pennsylvania through Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia.

Lake Marion (South Carolina)

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Lake Marion 110000 acre
Lake Marion is the largest lake in South Carolina, centrally located and with territory within five counties.

Carolina bay

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An unusual feature of the coastal plain is a large number of Carolina bays, the origins of which are uncertain.
Carolina bays are elliptical depressions concentrated along the Atlantic seaboard within coastal Delaware, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, and northcentral Florida.

South Carolina Highway 11

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The Cherokee Parkway is a scenic driving route through this area.
South Carolina Highway 11 (SC 11), also known as the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, is a state highway through the far north of South Carolina, following the southernmost peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Sea Islands

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Its eastern border is the Sea Islands, a chain of tidal and barrier islands.
Numbering over 100, they are located between the mouths of the Santee and St. Johns Rivers along the coast of the US states of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

Sassafras Mountain

Sassafras Mountain, South Carolina's highest point at 3560 ft, is in this area.
Sassafras Mountain is the highest point in the state of South Carolina, United States.

Lake Keowee

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Lake Keowee 18372 acre
Lake Keowee is a man–made reservoir in the United States in the state of South Carolina.

Lake Jocassee

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Lake Jocassee 7500 acre
Lake Jocassee is a 7500 acre, 300 ft deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina created by the state in partnership with Duke Power in 1973.

Middle Atlantic coastal forests

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The natural areas of the coastal plain are part of the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion.
Two basic types of forests are found in this region; 1) Southern mixed pine-oak forests that see frequent fire with sandy soils, and 2) isolated patches of evergreen broadleaved forests and "hammocks" close to the Atlantic coastline in the southernmost areas in coastal South Carolina and coastal Georgia.

Appalachian Mountains

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Highest in elevation is the Blue Ridge Region, containing an escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which continue into North Carolina and Georgia, as part of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
The term is often used more restrictively to refer to regions in the central and southern Appalachian Mountains, usually including areas in the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and North Carolina, as well as sometimes extending as far south as northern Alabama, Georgia and western South Carolina, and as far north as Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, and parts of southern upstate New York.

Lake Hartwell

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Lake Hartwell 56000 acre
Lake Hartwell is a man-made reservoir bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo, and Seneca Rivers.

Hurricane Hazel

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Two of the strongest hurricanes to strike South Carolina in recent history were Hurricane Hazel (1954) and Hurricane Hugo (1989).
The storm killed at least 469 people in Haiti before striking the United States near the border between North and South Carolina as a Category 4 hurricane.

Lake Strom Thurmond

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Lake Strom Thurmond (also known as Clarks Hill Lake) 71100 acre
Lake Strom Thurmond, officially designated J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir at the federal level, and Clarks Hill Lake by the state of Georgia, is a reservoir at the border between Georgia and South Carolina in the Savannah River Basin.

Lake Murray (South Carolina)

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Lake Murray 50000 acre
Lake Murray is a reservoir in the U.S. state of South Carolina.

Johnston, South Carolina

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The highest recorded temperature is 113 F in Johnston and Columbia on June 29, 2012, and the lowest recorded temperature is -19 F at Caesars Head on January 21, 1985.
Johnston is a town in Edgefield County, South Carolina, United States.