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Many symbols of South Carolina can be found in our South Carolina coloring pages section. This includes state map outlines, the flag, state flower, famous landmarks, state animals and other symbols of the region. These printables make a great resource for student reports.

Check out the South Carolina Unit of Study for all coloring pages, information, interactive puzzles, word jumbles, word searches, worksheets, and thematic book reviews. We even included a state quarter observation sheet!

South Carolina OutlineState Name: South Carolina
State Nickname: The Palmetto State
State Capital: Columbia
State Governor: Nikki Haley
State Abbreviation: S.C.
2 letter Postal Code: SC
Area: 31,055 square miles
Date Entered the Union: May 23, 1788
State #: 8
Borders: North Carolina, Georgia, Atlantic Ocean, Savannah River
South Carolina flagFlag Meaning: In 1775, a flag was designed for use by the troops. The blue field and white crescent were selected because SC state troops wore blue uniforms with white crescents when the flag was adopted. The flag was first adopted in 1861. The white palmetto was added to the center of the flag after the battle on Sullivan's Island.
Number of U.S. Representatives: 6
State Motto: Animis opibusque parati (Preapred in mind and resources) and Dum spiro spero (While I breathe, I hope)
State Flower: Carolina yellow jessamine
State Bird: Carolina wren
State Song: "Carolina"
State Tree: palmetto tree
State Mammal: White-tailed Deer
State Reptile: Loggerhead Turtle
State Fish: Striped Bass (Rockfish)
State Amphibian: Spotted Salamander
State Butterfly: Tiger Swallowtail
10 Largest Cities (in order of size): Columbia, Charleston, North Charleston, Rock Hill, Mount Pleasant, Greenville, Sumter, Spartanburg, Summerville, Hilton Head Island
Famous Residents:
- Joe Frazier, prize fighter
- Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter
- Andrew Jackson, president
- Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader
- Vanna White, TV personality - Wheel of Fortune
Attractions: Cowpens Battlefield, Brookgreen Gardens, Cypress Gardens, Middleton Gardens, Fort Sumter National Monument, Parris Island, Beaufort, Caesar's Head, Charleston Gardens, Edisto Gardens, Fort Hill, Gregg Plant, Old Exchange
Agriculture: beef cattle, chicken and eggs, cotton, dairy products, hogs, peaches, tobacco
Natural Resources: kaolin, clays, sand, gravel, stone, crabs, oysters, shrimp, lumber
 

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