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State of South Carolina

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Facts about South Carolina

  • The State of South Carolina is the 8th U.S. state.
  • South Carolina received statehood on May 23, 1788.
  • South Carolina's state capital is Columbia.
  • South Carolina's state postal abbreviation is SC.

South Carolina's Bird, Flower, Motto, Song, Tree

  • Official State Bird: Carolina Wren
  • Official State Bird Latin Name: Thryothorus ludovicianus

  • Official State Flower: Yellow jessamine
  • Official State Flower Latin Name: Gelsemium sempervirens
  • Year: 1924

  • Official State Motto: Animis Opibusque Parati
  • Official State Motto Latin Translation: Prepared in mind and resources

  • Official State Song: Carolina

  • Official State Tree: Palmetto
  • Official State Tree Latin Name: Sabal palmetto
  • Year: 1939

South Carolina's State Government and Public Safety


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