South Carolina (4)

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Entered the Union: May 23, 1788 (8th State)

South Carolina Capital City: Columbia

Lagest Cities in South Carolina: Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Rock Hill, Greenville, Summerville, Sumter, Hilton Head Island, Florence

Bordering States: Georgia, North Carolina

South Carolina 2013 Population (Estimate): 4,774,839

South Carolina 2010 Population (Estimate): 4,625,360

Origin of State Name: In honor of Charles I of England

State Motto: Animis opibusque parati (Prepared in mind and resources) and Dum spiro spero (While I breathe, I hope)

South Carolina Nickname: Palmetto State

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