Communities, Towns and Cities

Take a historical look back at some of South Carolina's streets, towns and cities.

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Take a historical look back at some of South Carolina's streets, towns and cities.

Ridgeland | History Of SC Slide Collection
Ridgeland | History Of SC Slide Collection

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Ridgeland became the county seat of Jasper County when that county was created in 1912. Originally named Gopher Hill when settled in 1855, it was renamed based on its location on a sandy ridge. This...
Greenwood | History Of SC Slide Collection
Greenwood | History Of SC Slide Collection

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Greenwood, in what was originally the old Ninety Six District, got its name from the plantation located there in 1823-1824 by Judge John McGehee, and named "Green Wood" by his wife. The post office...