South Carolina is an English state of United States that has got a total area of 82931 km2 and a population of 4,832,482 people being ranked 24th in the terms of world population. It is a state in the south eastern United States, bordered by the North Carolina to the north and to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. If this one is a place that fascinates you, let us tell you some interesting facts about it that are sure to make you get mesmerized.
Interesting Facts about South Carolina
1. The state dance of South Carolina is the Shag which is danced on various festive occasions out there by people. The first battle of the Civil War took place at Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
2. South Carolina is counted amongst the united state’s leading peach fruit producer and exporter. The Upper Whitewater Falls is the highest cascade in eastern America; it descends for nearly 411 feet.
3. McCormick is the smallest country of south Carolina at 360 square miles while “Horry” being the largest at 1,134 square miles.
4. The Pendleton District Agricultural Museum in South Carolina still displays the first boll weevil found in South Carolina.
5. The Duncan Park Baseball stadium is the oldest minor league stadium in South Carolina which is situated in the Spartanburg part of the country.
Facts about South Carolina
6. Johnston part of South Carolina is the hub of the Ridge which is a fertile kind of plateau that is situated about 30 miles away between the clay hills to the north and sand hills to the south, the reason for it being because the place where it is situated is the meeting place of three rivers that flow away from the Ridge and Johnston is also known as the Peach capital of the world.
7. The Lake Murray part of South Carolina which is famous for the Bomb Island is a host to various unusual events and these generally are organized in either the spring or the summer season. It thus becomes a tourist spot attracting a number of tourists and also has been declared as a bird sanctuary because of the birds that return to the Bomb Island after migrating.
8. A 24 Miles motorcycle trail and a 26 miles horse riding trail are the chief attractions of the Parson’s mountain park that is situated at the Sumter National Forest making South Carolina a hub for those who seek adventure.
9. There is an annual poultry festival held every year in the month of May and Batesburg-Leesville is the place in South Carolina which becomes a host to it.
10. South Carolina is also known as the Palmetto state and before this name was given to it, South Carolina was also known as the Iodine state.