South Carolina Counties

The state of South Carolina is made up of 46 counties. Learn more about each county by selecting a county below to explore people, places and events.

The state of South Carolina is made up of 46 counties. Learn more about each county by selecting a county below to explore people, places and events.

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Angel Oak Tree | Carolina Snaps
Angel Oak Tree | Carolina Snaps

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Standing over 65 feet tall and 25 feet wide, the Angel Oak on John’s Island, near Charleston, SC, is believed to be the largest live oak tree east of the Mississippi river.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins | Carolina Snaps
Modjeska Monteith Simkins | Carolina Snaps

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Modjeska Monteith Simkins is known as the "matriarch of civil rights activists" in South Carolina. Born in Columbia in 1899, Simkins spent her adult life fighting for equality and advocating for human...
Ronald McNair | Carolina Snaps
Ronald McNair | Carolina Snaps

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South Carolina native Ronald McNair was the second African-American to go into space, and was part of the STS-51L crew that died when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off on...
Carolina Day | Carolina Snaps
Carolina Day | Carolina Snaps

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The South Carolina exclusive holiday known as "Carolina Day" is observed every June 28th to celebrate the improbable and miraculous Patriot victory at the Battle of Sullivan's Island during the...
Daufuskie Island | Carolina Snaps
Daufuskie Island | Carolina Snaps

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Daufuskie Island is South Carolina's southernmost inhabited sea island. To this day, much of the island remains undeveloped - maintaining its rich history and natural beauty.
Fort Moultrie Photo Gallery | Let's Go!
Fort Moultrie Photo Gallery | Let's Go!

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This supplementary photo gallery for Fort Moultrie includes the following images: Painting of the Battle of Sullivan's Island Main entrance into Fort Moultrie Fort Moultrie Sally-Port Principal...
Bottlenose Dolphin | What's Wild
Bottlenose Dolphin | What's Wild

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In this edition of What's Wild, we're traveling to one of South Carolina's barrier islands and observing rare feeding techniques of resident bottlenose dolphins ?. Also, we'll be taking a look at...