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. The Blue Ridge Region contains an escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, that continues into North Carolina and Georgia, as part of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama.

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.

American Civil War

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After the American Civil War, it was readmitted into the United States on June 25, 1868.
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.

Southeastern United States

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South Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South.
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.

Charleston, South Carolina

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; while its largest city is Charleston with a 2018 population of 136,208. The eastern portion of the coastal plain contains many salt marshes and estuaries, as well as natural ports such as Georgetown and Charleston.The natural areas of the coastal plain are part of the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion.
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.

Columbia, South Carolina

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The capital is Columbia with a population of 133,451 in 2018.
Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 133,451 as of 2018.

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. The Blue Ridge Region contains an escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, that continues into North Carolina and Georgia, as part of the southern Appalachian Mountains.
It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west.

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.

Georgetown, South Carolina

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The eastern portion of the coastal plain contains many salt marshes and estuaries, as well as natural ports such as Georgetown and Charleston.The natural areas of the coastal plain are part of the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion.
Georgetown is the third oldest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina and the county seat of Georgetown County, in the Lowcountry.

Deep South

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South Carolina is a state in the Southeastern United States and the easternmost of the Deep South.

Blue Ridge Mountains

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From east to west: the Atlantic coastal plain, the Piedmont, and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Blue Ridge Region contains an escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, that continues 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.

Carolina bays

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An unusual feature of the coastal plain is a large number of low-relief topographic depressions named Carolina bays.
The 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.

Lake Marion (South Carolina)

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

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.

Upstate South Carolina

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The Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin metropolitan area is the largest in the state, with a 2018 population estimate of 906,626.
The Upstate is the region in the westernmost part of South Carolina, United States, also known as the Upcountry, which is the historical term.

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 is a man–made reservoir in the United States in the state of South Carolina.

Lake Jocassee

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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 eastern portion of the coastal plain contains many salt marshes and estuaries, as well as natural ports such as Georgetown and Charleston.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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The Blue Ridge Region contains an escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, that continues 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 is a man-made reservoir bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo, and Seneca Rivers.

Lake Strom Thurmond

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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.

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 Murray (South Carolina)

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