Why do more than 5 million people call South Carolina home? The answer is easy. From the beach to the mountains, the Palmetto State offers something for everyone. Sunny summers and mild winters allow residents to experience the outdoors year-round.
The state has eight metropolitan areas, including Anderson, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville, Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach and Spartanburg. Great universities and colleges, minimal commute times and friendly people make South Carolina the ideal place to build your future.
Learn more about the Palmetto state and what it offers from the South Carolina Department of Commerce, the South Carolina Department of Education, the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Learn more about relocating to South Carolina.